Attorney Profiles

Baker & Slider, LLC

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The heart and soul of any law firm rests with its attorneys. At Baker & Slider, LLC, we not only dedicate our time and energy to helping clients solve legal problems, but we also work to shape the future of our community. We have a combined 25 years of litigation experience and have tried over 100 jury trials.

John Hollis Baker handles cases involving real estate litigation, business disputes, and serious personal injury, including car and trucking accidents, slip and falls and wrongful death cases. Attorney Baker represented his district in the State Bar of Georgia as the representative in the Young Lawyers Division, and the local legal community as the president of the Western Circuit Bar Association and was a founding graduate of the State Bar of Georgia Leadership Academy. He received the highest possible ranking from his peers with an “AV” ranking for preeminent ethical standards and legal ability from Martindale Hubbell. John was voted a “Top 40 Under 40” by the The National Trial Lawyers.

Jason Slider has over 13 years experience handling criminal and DUI cases since graduating from the University of Georgia School of Law having worked as the staff attorney for the State Court of Athens-Clarke County, as a prosecutor with the Athens-Clarke County Office of the Solicitor General, and now as a criminal defense attorney. He has tried over 100 criminal jury trials and is a member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,the National College for DUI Defense, and the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys. Additionally, he serves as judge of the Winterville Municipal Court. Attorney Slider has been active in the Athens and University of Georgia community, most notably by acting as the past head coach of the University of Georgia men’s lacrosse team and providing pro bono legal services through The Light, an Athens based Christian ministry, and the Athens Justice Project.

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Since founding Baker & Slider, John Baker and Jason Slider have strived to provide excellent representation to their clients, using their legal experience and knowledge to give their client’s the service that they need and expect. That desire has shown in the results that they have achieved for their clients, whether it is in the area of criminal and DUI defense or in the area of personal injury or other general litigation matters. Additionally, the service that they provide has been recognized as they have been awarded for excellence in the areas of DUI and Criminal Defense and Personal Injury representation. To schedule a free consultation with our attorneys, call 706-208-1514, or contact us online. Our office hours are 8:00-5:00, Monday through Friday. We are conveniently located near the University of Georgia in downtown Athens across the street from the Clarke County courthouse, and represent clients in Clarke, Oconee, Madison, Jackson, Greene and surrounding counties.

Client Reviews
John Baker did a great job with my personal injury case. I couldn't have asked for a better settlement. I would recommend Mr. Baker to anyone that needed help after an accident.
I was injured in a slip and fall accident. John Baker advised me in the beginning that my case might be tough to win. I appreciated his honesty, however he did WIN!!! Thank you Baker & Slider, LLC.
John was awesome! He was attentive, accessible, and extremely prepared. I hope I never need another attorney, but if I do John has a client for life. He addressed all my concerns and was extremely candid with me regarding my particular case. I highly recommend him.
John Baker researched our case carefully, made recommendations and went over our options, kept us up to date and helped us reach a settlement quickly. We would recommend him to anyone needing a civil litigation attorney.
My husband and I were very pleased with Attorney Baker. He answered our questions, took away our worries, went out of his way to explain things and got our case settled in a short amount of time. I am very thankful someone recommended him to us.
Working with Baker and Slider was a great experience! You feel like you are working with friends who are available to you at any time. Very professional and hard working. Will use them again if the situation ever arises.”
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Phone: (706) 208-1514