Brian Alan Baker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Pasadena, CA

Law Offices of Kearney | Baker
 | 2 North Lake Avenue, Suite 1020
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: 626-714-3018
Fax: 626-796-6839
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2015, 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Brian Alan Baker is a partner with the Kearney Baker law offices located in Pasadena, California. Certified as a family law specialist by The State Bar of California and possessing more than 30 years of legal experience, Mr. Baker devotes his practice currently to family law and helping families through some of the most serious and sensitive legal challenges they may ever face.

Maintaining a particular focus on representing those going through a high-asset divorce, Mr. Baker offers unmatched counsel and support for all of his clients' issues involving child custody and support, property division, alimony, and other related matters. In addition, Mr. Baker maintains a successful civil practice, and he handles cases in a wide range of legal areas, including business law, commercial and real estate transactions, construction and transportation litigation, health care law, entertainment law, and more.

A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Mr. Baker received his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law in 1983 and graduated as a member of The Order of Barristers. The following year, he received his license to practice from The State Bar of California, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Southern and Eastern Districts of California as well as before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Baker is a member of several local, state and national legal organizations, including the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Pasadena Bar Association and the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists. Listed in The Mediator Registry, Mr. Baker serves as mediator and judge pro tem for the Los Angeles Superior Court, and he uses his extensive and effective negotiation skills to help his clients resolve their conflicts and reach agreements without the need for expensive, protracted courtroom battles.

Recognized for his exceptional service and impeccable professionalism, Mr. Baker holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and Pasadena Magazine has voted him as one of the region's top attorneys since 2011.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law


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Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2015, 2017 - 2020

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About Brian Baker

Admitted: 1984, California

Professional Webpage:


  • The Order of Barristers
  • Listed as Preeminent Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Specialist: Family Law, California State Bar, 1993

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1987
  • Pasadena Bar Association
  • The Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1987
  • California, 1984
  • State Bar of California
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1984
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Daily Settlement Officer (Mediator), 2019


  • Weber vs. Langholz
  • DCH Health Services Corp. vs. Waite

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Certificate of Appreciation PlayHouse District Association., 2018

Educational Background:

  • Virginia Commonwealth University, B.A., Political Science
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Office Location for Brian Alan Baker

2 North Lake Avenue
Suite 1020
Pasadena, CA 91101

Phone: 626-714-3018

Fax: 626-796-6839

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Last Updated: 10/17/2019

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