Mr. Mark Travis Baker

Mr. Mark Travis Baker: Attorney with Peifer, Hanson & Mullins, P.A.
  • Member at Peifer, Hanson & Mullins, P.A.
  • 20 First Plaza, Suite 725, P.O. Box 25245, Albuquerque, NM 87125
    View Mr. Mark Travis Baker's office location
  • Before joining the firm in 2014, Mark Baker was an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico. During his time as a federal prosecutor, Mr. Baker had primary responsibility for prosecuting all criminal civil rights cases in New Mexico and was lead trial counsel in jury trials involving a range of violent felonies. Mr. Baker has served as Chair of the Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel for the District of New Mexico since 2010. He has also taught Evidence & Trial Practice and Advanced Evidence & Trail Practice as an adjunct professor at the University of New Mexico School of Law. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney's Office, Mr. Baker spent eight years in civil practice, first as an associate with Morrison & Foerster LLP, in Denver, Colorado, and later as an associate and then partner with Long, Pound & Komer, P.A. in his hometown of Santa Fe, New Mexico. His work during this time period included securities litigation, antitrust, business disputes, civil rights, university faculty disputes and other employment law matters. Mr. Baker has argued and briefed criminal and civil cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the New Mexico Supreme Court, and the New Mexico Court of Appeals. He began his career as a law clerk to United States District Judge Bruce D. Black. A 2002 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, Mr. Baker served on the editorial board of the Virginia Law Review and published a note in that journal in the field of federal Indian law.
  • Peer Reviews
    4.7/5.0 (35)
    Client Reviews
    No Reviews
  • Profile Visibility [ i ]

Biography

Mark Baker joined Peifer, Hanson & Mullins, P.A., as a shareholder from the U.S. Attorney's Office, where he prosecuted criminal civil rights cases and violent felonies. Mr. Baker's practice focuses on wrongful death and injury cases, commercial litigation, criminal law, and civil rights. A native of Santa Fe, Mr. Baker graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2002 and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Colorado in 1999. While in law school, Mr. Baker was on the editorial board of the Virginia Law Review and published a note in that journal.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Wrongful Death, Catastrophic Injuries
  • Constitutional/Civil rights
  • Criminal

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(505) 247-4800  Phone
(505) 243-6458  Fax
www.peiferlaw.com
University Attended:
University of Northern Colorado, B.S., 1999
Law School Attended:
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2002
Year of First admission:
2003
Admission:
2005, U.S. Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit; 2003, New Mexico; 2003, Colorado (inactive); 2003, United States District Court for the District of Colorado; 2003, United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
Memberships:
Admitted to the State Bar of New Mexico, 2003; U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico, 2003; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2005; President, First Judicial District Bar Association, 2010; Chair, Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel for the District of New Mexico, 2010 – present;
ISLN:
917420120

Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 (35 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.7/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.7/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 05/30/14 in Civil Litigation

    Mark Baker is one of the most talented lawyers in New Mexico. A skilled courtroom advocate, a diligent worker, and a compassionate counselor to his clients.

    Mark Baker is one of the most talented lawyers in New Mexico. A skilled courtroom advocate, a diligent worker, and a compassionate counselor to his clients. Read less

    Read less
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 05/22/14 in Commercial Litigation

    An excellent, hard-working attorney with lots of trial experience owing to his prior work as an Assistant U.S. Attorney.

    An excellent, hard-working attorney with lots of trial experience owing to his prior work as an Assistant U.S. Attorney. Read less

    Read less

See All 35 Reviews »


*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Client Reviews

This attorney does not have client reviews.
Disclaimer

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Contact Mr. Mark Travis Baker

Required Fields

Required Fields


By clicking on the "Submit" button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Martindale and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.

You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.