Baker began teaching law in 1977 and was a founding faculty member at FIU College of Law in 2002. He previously taught at Texas Tech University, University of Florida, University of Athens, Drake University, and the College of William & Mary. Baker is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers and he was elected a Life Member of the American Law Institute.
Professor Thomas E. Baker has been presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who, the premier publisher of biographical profiles. The award recognizes his long and distinguished career as a legal educator. Read the official press release here.