My name is Adam Baker. I am a general practice lawyer working in my home province of Newfoundland and Labrador in the City of Corner Brook, where I am a solo practice lawyer.
These days my preferred areas of practice include Wills & Estates, Real Estate and incorporation and business organization, with a special interest in the construction sector. But I advise and act for clients on many issues, including civil litigation and property disputes, business transactions, municipal and development issues, regulatory and criminal charges, and divorce and family matters.
- Bachelor of Arts – Memorial University of Newfoundland (2007)
- Master of Arts – Queen’s University (2008)
- Bachelor of Laws – University of New Brunswick (2011)
Professional Affiliations and Boards
- Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador (Admitted 2012)
- Canadian Bar Association, Newfoundland and Labrador Branch – President (2017-2018), Board Member (2011 – 2021)
- Vine Place Community Centre – Resource Board Member (2016 – 2021)
- Corner Brook Museum and Archives – Director (2021 – present)
- Humber River Rowing Club – Director (2022 – present)
- Rotary Club of Corner Brook – Member (2022 – present)
A little more
I teach a course in Canadian Business Law from time to time at Memorial University, Grenfell Campus, and I write Newfound Law to provide basic information and case comments on legal issues of general interest in Newfoundland and Labrador.
I worked for several years for a family-owned construction company on the west coast of Newfoundland before moving on to graduate school and then to law school.
The content of this site presently reflects my interest in Newfoundland law and in making it a little more accessible.
When I’m not working, I can be typically found spending time with my family, puttering around the house, hiking up and down the Bay of Islands, or patronizing local establishments.
I also enjoy reading non-legal fiction and non-fiction, when I can, and having studied history in a past life, would be remiss as a Newfoundlander, lawyer, and reader if I did not invite you to check out the work of the SS Daisy Legal History Committee, which is sponsored by the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, or the Newfoundland Historical Society, which is an independent heritage foundation, and the Corner Brook Museum and Archives, which maintains an interesting and valuable local collection.