Mr. Terry "Ty" Wesley Baker, Esq., B.A., M.Ed., J.D., Attorney and Counselor at Law, is a graduate of South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas, where he earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree. He is also a double alumnus of Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, where he earned both Bachelor of Arts and Master of Education degrees.
Mr. Baker was born and raised in the small, central-east Texas town of Marlin, the county seat of Falls County, and attended the public primary schools there. During his early adolescence, his family relocated to Temple, Texas, Bell County, where he attended and graduated from Temple High School.
Mr. Baker is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas,
and is a member in good standing of the State Bar of Texas.
State Bar of Texas License #24036174
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Bachelor of Arts
Master of Education
South Texas College of Law, Houston, TX
Doctor of Jurisprudence
Professional Legal Work Experience
Name Attorney, Baker Law Office, Geronimo, Texas. Established law practice focusing on trial litigation, CPS (Child Protective Services) defense, and appellate advocacy throughout central and south Texas.
Professional Non-Legal Work Experience
Technical Editor/Editorial Staff, Texas State University-San Marcos, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Grant-funded assignments included the conceptualization, organization, editing, and formatting of two book-length publications: Theory, Function, and Form: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Programs in Post-Secondary Institutions of Higher Education; and Morality and Values in the University: A Lecture Series and Forum for the University and Community.
Coordinator of Scholarships, Texas State University-San Marcos, Office of Student Financial Aid. Awarded, distributed, and monitored University-wide academic and athletic scholarships and programs. Responsibilities included federal/state regulation compliance, public speaking engagements, award presentations, and significant personal interaction with prospective donors, current donors, and donor representatives.
Chief Executive Officer, Mentauris Corporation, San Marcos, TX. Directed all executive and senior technical activities for an original Apple Macintosh computer peripheral manufacturing company, including hardware design, process engineering, intellectual property management, regulatory compliance, incorporation proceedings, advertising and public relations, personnel management, litigation, and investor relations.
Staff Academic Tutor, Texas State University-San Marcos, Student Learning Assistance Center. Developed and taught both individual and group substantive and remedial education modules and classes in English composition, rhetoric, literature, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and word-processing skills.
Systems Analyst/Supervisor, First National Bank, Temple, TX. After serving as senior in-house technical analyst/operator for recent conversion to new, state-of-the-art, on-site data processing system, selected to oversee operations of consumer and commercial lending department of large, local banking institution.
Selected Activities and Accolades:
—Member, State Bar of Texas
—Member, Appellate Section, State Bar of Texas
—Member, Litigation Section, State Bar of Texas
—Certified Attorney/Guardian Ad Litem, Termination and
—Dean’s Honor List, South Texas College of Law
—Highest Grade (AmJur) Award, Texas Pre-Trial Procedure,
South Texas College of Law
—High Grade Recognition Letter, Evidence, South Texas College
—Feature Writer, Annotations, South Texas College of Law
—Recipient, Dean’s Fellowship Scholarship, South Texas College
—Recipient, Dean’s Merit Scholarship, South Texas College of
—Dean’s List, Texas State University-San Marcos
—Patent and Trademark Research Workshop, Rice University
—New Aid Officer’s Training Program, Texas Association of
Student Financial Aid Administrators, St. Mary's University
—Certified Hardware/Software Developer, Apple Computer, Inc.
—Approved Licensee, Federal Communications Commission Class
B Computing Devices Manufacturer
—Honor’s English Program, Texas State University-San Marcos
—American Banking Association’s Personnel Administration
Workshop, Baylor University