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Jeffrey R. Baker, J.D.
Director of Clinical Education and Associate Clinical Professor of Law

Office: School of Law (SOL)

  • J.D., Vanderbilt University, 2000
  • B.A., Harding University, 1997, magna cum laude

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Professor Baker joins the School of Law as the Director of Clinical Education and Associate Clinical Professor of Law. He is an experienced litigator, trial lawyer and teacher. From 2006-2013, Baker was an associate professor of law and Director of Clinical Programs at Faulkner University Jones School of Law in Montgomery, Alabama, where he was Professor of the Year in 2011-2012. At Faulkner, Professor Baker taught the Family Violence Clinic, designed and launched the Elder Law Clinic, and supervised the Externship Program. He has taught Pre-Trial Practice, Law & Literature, and Advanced Topics in Family Law. Professor Baker is a mediator, and has coached the school's national championship winning teams in the ABA Representation in Mediation Competition. His scholarship addresses domestic violence and gender justice in families, including intersecting fields of moral philosophy, religion, legal history, social science, and multidisciplinary professional responses. Professor Baker speaks regularly on clinical education, professional formation, lawyering and social justice.



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