Gerald L. Baker


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Bar admissions  

  • Ohio, 1968
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1970
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1981



  • J.D., Ohio State University, 1968
  • B.A. in Political Science, Bowling Green State University, 1965

Professional associations

  • Stark County Bar Association Judicial Candidates Committee Bar Journal Committee 
  • Ohio State Bar Association   Corporate Counsel Section   Litigation Section Labor and Employment Law Section
  • American Bar Association   Labor and Employment Law Section Business Law Section 


  • Born in Lorain, Ohio
  • Amerman Burt & Jones Co. LPA, 1968–1981

Recent Blog Posts


  • Richard L. Repasky Recommends Gerald L. Baker

    Dear Mr. Baker, I and my family want to thank you for the manner in which you have provided your services over the past few years.  Beginning with the meeting you conducted with myself, my sister and my mother, in an effort to draft her a Last Will and Testament and other legal documents, throug...
  • Peggy Recommends Gerald L. Baker

    Dear Jerry, So sorry I didn't get to say good-bye.  You have been absolutely unbelievable!  No wonder you passed the bar exams the first time.   I can't believe how efficient and competent you are.  You handled everything so expeditiously and carefully! I'd trust you with anything.  Can you com...
  • Andy and Becky Patterson  Recommends Gerald L. Baker

    Dear Jerry, You've helped us through the hardest time in our lives, losing David.  You're a skilled attorney and a caring man.  Thank you,


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