Wayne State University
Douglas W. Baker
Douglas W. Baker


J.D., CUNY School of Law


Douglas W. Baker has been an assistant defender with the State Appellate Defender Office in Detroit since 1997.

Previousy, he worked in private practice in Ann Arbor from 1994 to 1997, as an assistant defender with the New Mexico Public Defender Department, Appellate Division, from 1992 to 1993, as an instructor teaching Legal Writing and Analysis at Hofstra University Law School in 1991, as a staff attorney with the Office of the Appellate Defender in New York City from 1988 to 1990 and as a staff attorney with Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division, in Queens, N.Y., from 1987 to 1988.

Courses Taught

Training the next generation of lawyers, advocates and leaders