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About me

I am a native of Little Rock, Arkansas.  Prior to going to law school, I worked as a professional musician in New York City for about 25 years.  Although being a lawyer is my full time job, I still work on weekends as a church organist and choir master.

I find it very gratifying to be able to help people resolve their financial difficulties and save their homes from foreclosure.  Unfortunately I can't help everyone, but I can certainly try!


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Practice areas


  1. Chapter 13: 95%
    20 years, 200 cases
  2. Chapter 7: 5%
    20 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($300/hour)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Ginger Bayles Kelly

    I absolutely endorse Attorney Baker. He is one of the most well respected and professional Bankruptcy attorneys in Massachusetts. Attorney Baker takes very good care of all of his clients, no doubt!


    Ginger Kelly Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Daniel Dufresne

    David Baker is well-respected as an expert in consumer bankruptcy both within Massachusetts and beyond. Within the legal community he is known to be exceptionally generous with his time as well as a strong advocate for issues of importance to consumer debtors. I highly recommend David and do not hesitate to send particularly complex and difficult cases his way.


    Daniel Dufresne Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

236 Huntington Avenue
Suite 306
Boston, MA, 02115



Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Public Reprimand
    issued in MA, 2007


    Public reprimand means that an attorney did something wrong, but may still practice law. The attorney was given a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Sole PractitionerLaw Office of David G. Baker2003 - Present
Of CounselOffice of the Chapter 13 Trustee1999 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneysmember2004 - Present
American Bankruptcy Institutemember1996 - Present
Massachusetts Bar Associationmember1996 - Present
Boston Bar Associationmember1996 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Marrama v. Citizens Bank of Massachusetts and DeGiacomoAgainst my client
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Massachusetts School of Law at AndoverLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
New York UniversityMusic EducationMA - Masters1977
University of Arkansas - Little RockMusic PerformanceB.M.1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Bankruptcy Institute Annual MeetingGood Faith after "Marrama"2009