Phil Baker is the founder and managing partner of Phil Baker, P.C. a law firm specializing in DWI and criminal defense 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.
Mr. Baker is active in many professional organizations, including, The National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the National College of DUI Defense, the DUI Defense Lawyers Association, and on the board of directors of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
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.