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Jason serves clients in the areas of criminal and DUI defense having tried over 100 criminal jury trials over the last 12 years. He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell in criminal law, litigation and general practice and is a general member of the National College for DUI Defense.  His extensive criminal defense work and his prior experience of working with a judge and as a prosecutor has allowed him to see how cases are handled from all sides of the judicial system. He uses this knowledge of what judges like to hear and how prosecutors build their case to represent his clients through all stages of their matter.


Jason graduated from the University of Georgia Magna Cum Laude, with High Honors and from the University of Georgia School of Law Cum Laude, He has been practicing in Northeast Georgia since 2002. Prior to forming Baker & Slider, LLC he worked as a staff attorney for the State Court of Clarke County and as a prosecutor in the Office of the Solicitor General for Athens-Clarke County.


Jason is a member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys where he regularly speaks to groups of University of Georgia students regarding their rights as to the typical criminal issues that college students encounter such as dui, underage possession, and fake id.


He also serves as Judge in the Municipal Court of Winterville and as Judge Pro Hac Vice in the Municipal Court of Clarke County when called upon. 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    13 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Benjamin David Goldberg

    Jason is highly respected among his peers, prosecutors, judges and all other members of the criminal justice system for his unparalleled trial skills and passion in defending his clients.

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  • Sarah Genevieve Morang

    Jason is a diligent and effective attorney. I regularly refer criminal matters to him, as I can count on him to provide good service, thorough work product, and, most importantly, a satisfied client.

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Contact info

Baker & Slider, LLC

298 East Washington Street
Athens, GA, 30601

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200208/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2 Years Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2015
2014 Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
JudgeCity of Winterville Municipal Court2013 - Present
Managing PartnerBaker & Slider, LLC2011 - Present
Pro Bono AttorneyAthens Justice Project2014 - 2015
Judge Pro Hac ViceMunicipal Court Of Athens Clarke County2010 - 2014
Managing PartnerLavender, Baker & Slider, LLC2009 - 2011
Managing PartnerSlider & Gonzalez, LLC2007 - 2009
Prosecuting AttorneyAthens Clarke County Office Of The Solicitor General2003 - 2007
Staff AttorneyState Court Of Clarke County2002 - 2003
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseGeneral Member2015 - Present
American Association of Premier DUI AttorneysFounding Member2015 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2010 - Present
Western Circuit Bar AssociationAttorney Member2003 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2002 - Present
Western Circuit Bar AssociationBoard Member2011 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. D.V. (June 2015)Not guilty verdict to DUI and Driving While Unlicensed
State v. J.B (Jan. 2014)Habeas petition granted; four kidnapping convictions vacated
State v. K.T (Apr. 2014)Not guilty to DUI; not guilty to Unlawful Alcohol Concentration; guilty to Speeding
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of GeorgiaInternational BusinessBBA - Bachelor of Business Administration1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Delta Delta Delta SororityKnowing your rights - A guide for college students2013