Phil Baker is the founder and managing partner of Phil Baker, P.C. a law firm specializing in DWI, criminal defense and personal injury litigation. He represents individuals facing criminal charges ranging from single issue misdemeanors like DWI or possession of marijuana to complex felonies like intoxicated manslaughter or possession of controlled a substance. He also represents individuals who have suffered serious bodily injury or death due to accidents involving drunk drivers or commercial vehicles. .
Mr. Baker is active in many professional organizations, including, The National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the National College of DUI Defense.
A courtroom veteran, Mr. Baker regularly tries cases to juries. He has won acquittals in both state and county courts. In addition, he has obtained hundreds of case dismissals and numerous “no-bills” from grand juries on behalf of his clients, including a quadruple intoxicated manslaughter in 2012. In 2008, Mr. Baker reversed an 18-year old felony DWI conviction in Ex Parte W. Thompson on a writ of habeas corpus.
Phil has many interests and talents, including music, flying and sailing. He is an accomplished country fiddler, a licensed pilot and has logged many miles of blue water sailing. Phil resides on the Diamond L Ranch near Fayetteville, Texas where along with wife Lisa they raise registered Texas Longhorns.