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Joshua E. Baker – PARTNER

Joshua E. Baker
Education:
Hillsdale College
Hillsdale, Michigan (B.A., 2001)
College of William and Mary
Marshall-Wythe School of Law (J.D., 2006)

Practice Areas:
Attorney, The Law Firm of Waldo & Lyle
Josh's practice is limited to representing property
owners in eminent domain proceedings and
defending private property rights.

Contact:Joshua E. Baker

Professional Activities:

  • Virginia Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2012-2015
  • Presenter, CLE International Virginia Eminent Domain Seminar, Housing Authority Projects: New Laws, New Rules, Old Plans (2011)
  • Presenter, CLE International Virginia Eminent Domain Seminar, Recovering Compensable Costs: What Your Colleagues Do Not Know (2012)
  • Presenter, CLE International Virginia Eminent Domain Seminar, Latest Trends in Mediation: New Strategies to Resolve Disputes (2013)
  • Presenter, CLE International Virginia Eminent Domain Seminar, Unity of Lands: Do I Have One Parcel? (2014)
  • Member, Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference Journal Advisory Board, 2013-Present
  • Co-Author (with Joseph T. Waldo), Damages from Transmission Corridors and Transmission Lines, The Practical Real Estate Lawyer, January 2012
  • Author, Virginia's Property Owners Are Not Safe From Kelo-Styled Economic Takings, The Fee Simple, Vol. XXX, No. 2, May 2010
  • Author, Note "Quieting the Clang: Hathcock as a Model of the State-Based Protection of Property Which Kelo Demands," Volume 14 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal Issue 1 (2006) (Available at 14 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 351).
  • Executive Articles Editor, William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal Volume 14

Professional Memberships:

  • Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association, 2007-present
    • Chair, Young Lawyers Section, 2011-2012
    • Treasurer, Young Lawyers Section, 2010-2011
  • The Federalist Society
  • Virginia State Bar

Civic Involvement:

  • Hillsdale College President's Club Member
  • Hillsdale College Admissions Assistance Program, Volunteer
  • Alzheimer Association, Alois Society Member