The best lawyer for the worst cases. Talk to Mr. Baker today!
I have represented people accused of sleeping in bushes, people accused of killing multiple victims, and people accused of doing pretty much everything in between.
Many of my clients have been acquitted at trial, had their cases dismissed, or had their charges drastically reduced. Mostly because I have been able to use my considerable experience and skills to successfully counter the prosecution's case by challenging the sufficiency of the evidence, by exposing police misconduct, or by identifying procedural errors. And sometimes just because.
I am very good -- in fact I would like to say that I am the best, but I will never promise you that I will get your charges dismissed or that I will get you a not guilty verdict at trial. I will not even promise that "I will always fight for you" -- every case is different, and sometimes diplomacy and negotiation gets a better result than "fighting."
I will only ever make you one promise: If you have been accused of a criminal offense, I will do everything I possibly can to make sure that you are treated fairly.
Beware the lawyer who promises anything more.
(Please feel free to Google me. If you don't get too distracted by reports of my unusual hobbies or the details of certain notorious cases, you might come across one or two published articles that I have written on the subject of California's very harsh gang enhancement laws. Not only do clients accused of gang-related offenses seek me out because of my special knowledge and experience in that very difficult area of law, but other criminal defense lawyers frequently seek my assistance in complex gang cases. In other words; if it's a tough case, and especially if it's a gang case, I'm your man.)
|Attorney||Perry & Associates||2004 - 2017|
|McGeorge Law Review||Crips and Nuns: Defining Gang-Related Crime in California Under the Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention Act.||2009|
|Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law||Stuck in the Thicket: Struggling with Interpretation and Application of California’s Anti-Gang STEP Act.||2006|
|Chapman Law Review||A Farewell to Arms: Risk/Benefit Litigation Against Gun Manufacturers After the Repeal of Statutory Immunity.||2003|
|Chapman University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|Leeds Polytechnic, United Kingdom||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1985|
|People v. P.C. -- Murder Charge dropped and client goes home with time served.||Murder charge dismissed. Client pled to a lesser charge for time served.|
|People v. S.A. -- How jury selection can win a case.||Not guilty of two counts of first degree attempted murder. Guilty of two counts of attempted voluntary manslaughter and one count of arson. Sentenced to five years in state prison.|
|People v. R.M. -- A rare victory in a gang murder trial.||Murder charge dismissed after mistrial. Client pled to lesser charges.|
|People v. K.H. et al. -- Every client deserves a vigorous defense.||Not guilty.|
|People v. A.N. -- No prison for "The Wasp Lady."||Attempted murder charge dismissed. Client pled to a lesser charge for time served.|
|People v. M.H. -- The prosecution needs twelve, but the defense only needs one.||Murder charge dismissed after mistrial. Client pled no contest to a lesser charge.|
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