Serving West Virginia


Managing Attorney

Kevin Baker

Kevin Baker

Kevin was born and raised in Beck­ley, West Vir­ginia. A grad­u­ate of Woodrow Wil­son High School, Kevin com­pleted under­grad­u­ate degrees in Gov­ern­ment and Com­puter Sci­ence from Wes­leyan Uni­ver­sity before mov­ing to Wash­ing­ton, DC. Before attend­ing law school, Kevin worked for Sen­a­tor Jay Rock­e­feller and Con­gress­man Nick Rahall. Kevin then fol­lowed in the foot­steps of his grand­fa­ther, John W. Baker, and attended Amer­i­can Uni­ver­sity Wash­ing­ton Col­lege of Law.

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Of Counsel

Sarah K. Brown

Sarah K. Brown

Sarah is pas­sion­ate about indi­vid­ual rights. While earn­ing degrees in Phi­los­o­phy and Polit­i­cal Sci­ence at Saint Mary’s Col­lege, Sarah became involved with the Cen­ter for Women’s Inter­cul­tural Lead­er­ship, work­ing with the local com­mu­nity to encour­age women to view them­selves as agents of social change. Sarah remained active in women’s rights through­out her law school career, work­ing to pro­tect vic­tims of domes­tic vio­lence at Break the Cycle and pur­su­ing claims of employ­ment dis­crim­i­na­tion on appeal at the United States Equal Employ­ment Oppor­tu­nity Com­mis­sion. After co-​​founding Baker & Brown, Sarah left the firm to work at Moun­tain State Jus­tice in 2011 where she con­tin­ues to work for indi­vid­ual rights. Since 2011, Sarah has served as “of coun­sel” to Baker & Brown.

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Robert S. Baker

Bob's Head Shot

Bob has ded­i­cated his career to work­ing for the poor and under­priv­i­leged peo­ple of south­ern West Vir­ginia. For over thirty years, Bob worked tire­lessly as an attor­ney at Appalachian Research and Defense Fund, Appalachian Legal Ser­vices, and Legal Aid of West Vir­ginia, includ­ing a period as Direc­tor of the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund. Bob worked exten­sively rep­re­sent­ing low income res­i­dents of West Vir­ginia in employ­ment mat­ters, landlord-​​tenant dis­putes, civil rights cases, Social Secu­rity mat­ters, and con­sumer issues until his retire­ment in 2010. In addi­tion to his role as “of coun­sel” to Baker & Brown, Bob is cur­rently the Chair of the West Vir­ginia Access to Jus­tice Com­mis­sion, which was founded by the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia.

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