James “Jim” E. Baker was raised in Ephrata and graduated from Ephrata High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Eastern Washington University and a law degree from Gonzaga University Law School. He practiced five years in Yakima and 18 years in Seattle. Jim has practiced with senior lawyer Jerry Moberg since 2005. He is admitted in federal court for the Eastern and Western districts of Washington together with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. His practice emphasizes the defense of civil rights, employment and personal injury actions. He is also is active in appellate practice.