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Thomas Joseph Baker

Thomas Joseph Baker

also known as Thomas J. Baker

Practice areas:

Immigration, Criminal Defense

About Me

Sacramento and Bay Area based immigration and criminal defense attorney.


Languages Spoken: English, Lao, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Immigration: 72%
    3 years, 200 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 28%
    3 years, 80 cases



Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

25 total 

  • Sean Cleary

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Contact Info

Law Office of Daniel Wigon - Sacramento

816 H Street
Suite 108
Sacramento, CA, 95814

Law Office of Daniel Wigon - Bay Area

820 Alhambra Ave
Suite 10
Martinez, CA, 94553





Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top ContributorAvvo2015
Top ContributorAvvo2014
Client's ChoiceAvvo2014
Top ContributorAvvo2013
Clients' ChoiceAvvo2013
Top ContributorAvvo2012
Honor RollThomas Jefferson School of Law2011
Honor RollThomas Jefferson School of Law2010
Distinguished Honor RollThomas Jefferson School of Law2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Paralegal Studies InstructorUniversity of Northern California2014 - 2014
AssociateHallett, Emerick & Wells2012 - 2012
AssociateLaw Office of Daniel M. Wigon2012 - Present
General CounselHorizon Technology2011 - 2012
Legal InternLaw Office of Robert J. Reynolds2010 - 2010
Certified Law StudentVeterans Legal Assistance Clinic2010 - 2011


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Orange County Bar AssociationN/A2011 - 2012
American Bar AssociationN/A2011 - 2012
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member2011 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - 2011

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
People V. EubanksChild endangerment dropped, approved private ankle-monitor in Alaska
People v. Baez-VenturaDriving without a license and driving on a suspended license charges dropped.
Matter of Leal-MercadoSuccessfully requested Prosecutorial Discretion and administratively closed his case.

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Publication NameTitleDate
AVVO Legal GuidesUnlawful Presence Explained2014
AVVO Legal GuidesParole in Place for Military Family Members2014
AVVO Legal GuidesImmigration Consequences of PC 4872013


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawGeneral LegalJuris Doctorate2011
Long Beach State UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science2007
Sierra CollegeBusinessAssociates2004