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William G. Baker

Professor of Law

EDUCATION

B.A., Claskson College
J.D., Union College, Albany Law School

COURSES TAUGHT

Estate Planning
Property
Real Property Practicum
Trusts & Estates

CONTACT INFORMATION

Email: wbaker@law.wne.edu
Phone: 413-782-1423
Office: L 219

GENERAL INFORMATION

Professor Baker, a member of the faculty since 1975, is a former Law Clerk to New York State Supreme Court Judge Andrew V. Siracuse. He has been a consultant to the Rochester, New York, law firms of Kaufman, Kenning, Tyle and D’Amanda and Pauley & Barney. Professor Baker is coeditor of The Law of Liability Insurance. He is a frequent program participant, speaking in the areas of estate planning and real estate transactions. His pro bono work often consists of assisting not-for-profit corporations.

PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapters

William G. Baker, Passenger Plaintiff, ch. 40, in 1B TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES (1988).

William G. Baker, Passenger Plaintiff Negligence, Contributory Negligence, Damages, ch. 39, in 1B TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES (1988).

William G. Baker, Passenger Plaintiff (Introductory), ch. 37, in 1B TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES (1987).

William G. Baker, Passenger Plaintiff, Relationship between Driver and Passenger, ch. 40, in 1B TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES (1987).

William G. Baker,Duty Owed: Type of Property , ch. 3, in 5 TRIAL OF ACCIDENT CASES (1986).

William G. Baker, Husband or Wife, ch. 46, in 2 TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES (1986).

William G. Baker, Introductory Questions of Plaintiff and His Witnesses, ch. 2, in 5 TRIAL OF ACCIDENT CASES (1986).

William G. Baker, Operator Plaintiff, Defendant's Negligence, ch. 35, in 1B TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES (1986).

William G. Baker, Operator Plaintiff, Freedom from Contributory Negligence, ch. 36, in 1B TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES (1986).

William G. Baker, Operator Plaintiff, (Miscellaneous Cases), ch. 34, in 1B TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES (1986).

William G. Baker, Owner Plaintiff, ch. 44, in 2 TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES (1986).

William G. Baker, Parent of Infant Plaintiff, ch. 45, in 2 TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES (1986).

William G. Baker, Plaintiff, (Both Vehicles Traveling in Same Direction, One in Rear of Other), ch. 33, in 1B TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES, Operator (1986).

William G. Baker, Buildings and Streets, ch. 1, in 5 TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES (1985).

William G. Baker, Competency -- Privilege, ch. 3, in 1A TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES (1985).

William G. Baker, Investigator, ch. 47, in 2 TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES (1985).

William G. Baker, Preliminaries, ch. 1, in 5 TRIAL OF ACCIDENT CASES (1985).

William G. Baker, Preliminary Preparation, ch. 2, in 1A TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES (1985).

William G. Baker, Special Damages, ch. 43, in 1B TRIAL OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CASES (1985).

Journal Articles

William G. Baker, Real Estate Financing, in 4 FEDERAL MORTGAGE PROGRAMS (1994).

William G. Baker, Real Estate Financing, in 4 FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATE GUIDES (1991).

William G. Baker, Real Estate Financing, in 4 FHLMC SELLERS' AND SERVICERS' GUIDE (1990).

William G. Baker, Hotels, Inns, and Boarding and Lodging Homes, 4B PERSONAL INJURY: ACTIONS, DEFENSES, DAMAGES (1983).

William G. Baker, Automobiles, in 1B and 1C PERSONAL INJURY: ACTIONS, DEFENSES, DAMAGES (1982).

William G. Baker, Negligence, in 4F PERSONAL INJURY: ACTIONS, DEFENSES, DAMAGES (1982).

William G. Baker, Insurance, in 4C PERSONAL INJURY: ACTIONS, DEFENSES, DAMAGES (1981).

William G. Baker, Children, in 2A PERSONAL INJURY: ACTIONS, DEFENSES, DAMAGES (1980).

William G. Baker, False Arrest and Imprisonment, in PERSONAL INJURY: ACTIONS, DEFENSES, DAMAGES (1980). Digital Commons

William G. Baker, Railroads, in PERSONAL INJURY: ACTIONS, DEFENSES, DAMAGES (1980). Digital Commons

William G. Baker, 3 THE LAW OF LIABILITY INSURANCE (no fault) (1978).