Harold (Hal) F. Baker

Harold (Hal) F. BakerAssociate

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Professional Bio

Hal Baker is an Associate Attorney at Higgins, Hopkins, McLain, & Roswell, LLC who represents corporate and individual clients in construction law, real estate law, and other civil litigation matters.

Mr. Baker graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts in History.  He graduated magna cum laude from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, earning an invitation to the Order of the Coif national honor society upon graduation.  Mr. Baker served as a judicial law clerk in the Southern District of Ohio immediately after graduation from law school.

Prior to joining HHMR, Mr. Baker represented corporate clients in complex commercial litigation matters at an international law firm and a boutique litigation firm.  After leaving the boutique litigation firm, Mr. Baker worked as a solo practitioner where he continued broadening his litigation skills.  He is licensed in both Ohio and Colorado.

Professional Experience

Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, L.L.C. – Founding Member
Denver, Colorado
March 2023 – Present
Colorado Bar Association – Managing Attorney
Denver, Colorado
March 2023 – May 2023
Baker Legal Services, LLC – Owner
Columbus, Ohio
January 2022 – March 2023
Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell – Associate
Denver, Colorado
November 2020 – June 2021
Jones Day – Associate
Denver, Colorado
October 2018 – October 2020
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio – Judicial Clerk
Denver, Colorado
March 2018 – October 2018

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2018
  • Colorado, 2023
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado, 2023
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 2018
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2018

Professional Activities

  • Member, Colorado Bar Association


  • Gates Garrity-Rokous & Harold F. baker, Solving Ethical “Decoupling”: A Programmatic Approach to Ensuring Both Compliance and Ethics, 48 U. Tol. L. Rev. 453 (2017)
  • Harold F. Baker, Completing the Rule of Completeness: Amending Rule 106 of the Federal Rules of Evidence, 51 Creighton L. Rev. 281 (2018)


Juris Doctor, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, December 2017

  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Order of the Coif
  • Associate Editor, The Ohio State Law Journal
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Contracts, Legal Analysis and Writing II, Depositions, Professional Responsibility, Prosecution Clinic
  • Dean’s List

Bachelor, The Ohio State University, 2012

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