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Heather Baker graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2001, and obtained her Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School in 2004. Ms. Baker is an Arizona native that left the state for school, but returned home to practice law in 2004. Heather’s primary area of focus at the firm is family law. Ms. Baker also has substantial criminal law experience. Prior to joining Mushkatel, Robbins and Becker, Ms. Baker practiced criminal defense with the Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office, where she handled a wide variety of criminal matters, ranging from the most simple of infractions up to the most severe and complex cases. While practicing criminal defense, Ms. Baker also gained ample experience as a trial attorney.


Ms. Baker is actively involved with the State Bar of Arizona. She currently serves on the Executive Board of the Young Lawyer’s Division, is a member of the Criminal Defense Practice and Procedure Committee, and was selected to be a participant in the 2012-2013 Arizona Bar Leadership Institute. Ms. Baker is also a member of the Arizona Women’s Lawyer Association, Maricopa County Bar Association, West Maricopa County Bar Association, and has served on several panels to educate young lawyers and law students on various aspects of law.



Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Family: 50%
    4 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    10 years

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Mushkatel, Robbins, & Becker

15249 N. 99th Avenue
Sun City, AZ, 85351-1964


AZActive 200603/30/2016
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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyMushkatel, Robbins, & Becker2012 - Present
Associate AttorneyMaricopa County Public Defender's Office2006 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationSelected Member-Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers2014 - Present
Justice at StakeSelected Participant-Judicial Mentor Program2014 - Present
West Maricopa County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Maricopa Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Arizona Women Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
State Bar of Arizona Mentor CommitteeCommittee Member2013 - 2014
State Bar of Arizona Criminal Defense Practice and Procedure CommitteeCommittee Member2012 - 2013
State Bar of Arizona, Leadership InstituteSelected Participant2012 - 2013
State Bar of Arizona, Young Lawyers DivisionExecutive Board2011 - 2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of Wisconsin, MadisonEnglish LIterature/HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Summer Law CampEducating High School Students Regarding the Legal Profession2013
Diversity Law DayCriminal Defense Panel2011