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Joseph Orry-Leroy Baker

Joseph Orry-Leroy Baker

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Criminal Defense, Family, DUI & DWI, Speeding & Traffic Ticket

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Family: 25%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 25%
  4. DUI & DWI: 15%
  5. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%



Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Daniel Joseph Gerl

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Daniel Gerl DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Robert E. Schiffner

    When a family member needed a lawyer in the Seattle area I didn't hesitate to recommend Joe. He did an excellent job and obtained a result that exceeded our expectations. If you have been accused of a serious crime in the Seattle area and you need a top flight lawyer to represent you, give Joe a call.


    Robert Schiffner Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Gehrke, Baker & Doull

22030 7th Ave S, Suite 202
Des Moines, WA, 98198




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Excellence for the Future Award (Creditors' Rights)CALI2000

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing MemberLaw Offices of Gehrke, Baker, Doull & Kelly, PLLC2014 - Present
PrincipalLaw Office Of Joseph O. Baker2012 - 2013
AssociateVan Siclen, Stocks & Firkins2007 - 2012
AttorneyLaw Offices of Gehrke & Baker2005 - 2007


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar Association Rules of Professional Conduct CommitteeMember2007 - 2008
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2005 - Present
Washington State Bar Association Civil Rights CommitteeMember2005 - 2007
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In re Detention of Martin, 163 Wn.2d 501 (2008)High court rules man was wrongly committed
Wells v. Chase Home Finance, LLC, 2010 WL 4858252 (W.D. Wash. 2010)Case allowed to proceed

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Washington State UniversityChemistryBS - Bachelor of Science1998
Highline High SchoolN/AHigh School Diploma1994

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Seattle Central College Business Law 201Contract Remedies2014
Ace the Case: Getting Started in Misdemeanor DefenseGetting Down to the Brass Tacks: Ethics of Fee Agreements and Client Relations2014
Seattle Central Community College Career FairVacating Criminal Convictions2003
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Health FairAdvance Health Care Directives2002