Beverly Poole Baker: Lawyer with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Beverly Poole Baker


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    Employment Law
University University of Alabama in Birmingham, B.A., summa cum laude, 1982
Law SchoolCumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1985
Admitted1985, Alabama
Memberships Alabama State Bar Association; Past Co-Chair - ADR Section; American Bar Association (Member, Sections of ADR and Labor & Employment); National Bar Association (Member, Commercial Law Section); Birmingham Bar Association.

Phi Kappa Phi. Outstanding Student, School of Social & Behavioral Sciences, University of Alabama, 1980-1982. Associate Editor, Cumberland Law Review, 1984-1985; Best Lawyers in America, 2008; Super Lawyer; Member: Birmingham Inns of Court, 1995-1998; Supreme Court Historical Society, 2004; Founding Board Member, Public Affairs Research Counsel of Alabama; American Bar Association (Member, Standing Committee on Lawyers' Public Service Responsibility Council, 1991-1996; Litigation Section, Co-Chair, Equal Opportunity Committee, 1994-1997 and Council Member, 1998-2000; Commissioner; 1998-2000 and Member, 1992-2000),Committee 2006); National Panel of Neutrals, American Arbitration Association (Commercial and Employment); Panel of Neutrals, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution (Cornell University); Board Member: Meyer Foundation; Greater Birmingham Mathematics Partnership; Alabama Shakespeare Festival; Dean's Advisory Board, Cumberland School of Law; Dean's Leadership Council, College of Arts & Sciences; Arbitrator/Mediator Panelist, "Mock Arbitration Hearing", ABA/CLE Labor & Employment Annual Meeting, 2008 and 2009; Speaker, " You Aren't the Boss of Me: Employer's Control of Employee Off-Duty Conduct", Litigation Council of America, 2011; Speaker, "Best Practices and Good Management: An Employer's Perspective", U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Technical Assistance Program, 2012.

Reported CasesShuford, et al., v. Alabama State Board of Education, et al., 968 F. Supp. 1486 (M.D.ALA. 1997);Shuford, et el., v. Alabama State Board of Education, et al., 978 F. Supp. 1008 (M.D.ALA. 1997);Martin v. Norfolk Southern Railway Company, et al., 926 F. Supp. 1044 (N.D. ALA. 1996).

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Beverly Poole Baker

420 20th Street North, Suite 1900
BirminghamAL 35203


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