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Attorney Lance K. Baker

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Our firm's founding attorney has garnered recognition both nationally and locally. In the past several years he has received the following designations:

  • Listed in The National Trial Lawyers 2017 Top 40 Under 40 in the Criminal Defense category
  • Listed in The National Trial Lawyers 2018 Top 40 Under 40 in the Civil Plaintiff Lawyers category
  • Named Top Male Rising Star of Knoxville by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Honored in 2019 as one of Knoxville's top DUI defense attorneys by Cityview magazine
  • Honored in 2021 as one of Knoxville's top Civil Rights attorneys by Cityview magazine
  • Honored in 2022 as one of Knoxville's top attorneys by CityView magazine in DUI Defense, Constitutional Law/Civil Rights, Personal Injury- Auto Accidents, Consumer Protection, Class Action, and Antitrust
  • Selected as one of 2022 Mid-South's Rising Stars by Super Lawyers
  • Selected as one of 2023 Mid-South's Rising Stars by Super Lawyers

Lance is actively involved in the community. For instance, he is a panelist on Fox 43's “Heavy Hitters” show and frequently offers guest political commentary on WBIR-TV. He is also a member of the Knoxville Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association.

Education

  • Lincoln Memorial University, Duncan School of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • Juris Doctor – 2013
    • Honors: Dean's List recipient
    • Honors: Real Estate Affiliate at the Tennessee Real Estate and Comprehensive Sales School in 2011
    • Honors: Abraham Lincoln Award
  • University of Tennessee
    • B.A. – 2009
    • Major: History

Professional Associations

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Nucleus Knoxville

Practice Areas

  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal injury

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois

Honors

  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense – 2017
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 Civil Plaintiff Lawyers, – 2018
  • Named Top Male Rising Star of Knoxville by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – 2018
  • Cityview Top Attorney – 2019, 2021, 2022 and 2023
  • Mid-South Rising Stars by Super Lawyers – 2022
  • Mid-South Rising Stars by Super Lawyers – 2023

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