K. Poncho Baker

K. Poncho Baker

Partner
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Location:
Bakersfield, California
Phone:
661-401-7755
Fax:
661-326-0418
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K. Poncho Baker is a partner in the firm's Personal Injury and Labor and Employment Departments. Poncho focuses his practice on personal injury defense and employment litigation. He obtained his law degree in 1991 from University of California, Hastings College of Law. Poncho holds a B.S. degree from Briar Cliff College in Sioux City, Iowa. He has spent his entire legal career in Fresno developing local expertise and professional relationships with Fresno businesses. He has been selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers list every year since 2009.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury-Defense
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1991

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. - 1991
  • Briar Cliff College
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1983

Honors and Awards

  • Northern California Super Lawyer, 2009 - 2016
  • Martindale Hubbell BV rating, 1998 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Fresno County Bar Association, 1991 - Present
  • Fresno County Bar Association, Board Member, 2000 - 2002
  • Fresno County Bar Association, Board Member, Fresno County Young Lawyers Section, 1993 - 1997
  • Association of Defense Counsel – Northern California, 1993 - 1994
  • Association of Defense Counsel – Northern California, 1997 - 1999
  • California Labor Law Section, Member
  • California Judicial Council Committee, 2002

Professional Experience

  • Barsotti & Baker, LLP, 2006 - 2014
  • Sagaser, Hansen & Franson, 2000 - 2006
  • Emerson & Yrulegui, 1997 - 2000
  • Sagaser, Hansen & Franson, 1995 - 1997
  • Emerson & Yrulegui, 1992 - 1995
  • Chinello, Chinello, Shelton and Auchard, 1991 - 1992