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Fredrick R. Baker

Member
Location:
Cookeville, Tennessee
Phone:
(931) 372-9123
Fax:
(931) 372-9181
Email:

FREDRICK R. BAKER is a Member in the Cookeville, Tennessee, office of Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones, PLLC, which he joined in 2001. His law practice includes an emphasis in workers' compensation and employment discrimination, as well as ADA and FMLA compliance.  Fred is the Editor of the Tennessee Workers' Compensation Handbook, published by M. Lee Smith Publishers.  He is also on the Advisory Board for the Tennessee Workers' Comp Reporter.  Fred is Legislative Co-Chair of the Upper Cumberland Society of Human Resource Management, and a member of the Mid-South Workers' Compensation Association.  Fred is Tennessee's representative for the National Workers' Compensation Defense Network.  Fred has an AV Preeminent® Rating - which is the highest possible rating given by Martindale-Hubbell, the leading independent attorney rating entity.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, summa cum laude, from Transylvania University and his law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Tennessee.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation Defense
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Law -- Employer
  • Labor Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Sexual Harassment

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 2002

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2001
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • Transylvania University
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 1997

Honors and Awards

  • Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Upper Cumberland Society for Human Resource Management, Legislative Co-Chair
  • Mid-South Workers' Compensation Association, Member
  • National Workers' Compensation Defense Network, Member

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