Reese W. Baker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Houston, TX

Baker and Associates
 | 950 Echo Lane, Suite 300
Houston, TX 77024-2822
Phone: 713-742-2182
Fax: 713-869-9100
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (50%),
  • Bankruptcy: Business (40%),
  • Consumer Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

Representing clients in Houston, Texas, and the surrounding areas, Reese W. Baker handles cases of consumer and business bankruptcy as a partner at Baker & Associates. Board-certified in business bankruptcy law by both The American Board of Certification and the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Baker has almost four decades of experience helping businesses and consumers obtain a fresh financial start with bankruptcy.

Admitted to practice in Texas since 1979, Mr. Baker earned a Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. While in law school he was the Southwestern Law Journal’s editor. Before law school he earned a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Louisiana State University. He is former in-house counsel for Summa Corporation and has worked with creditor committees, trustees, retiree committees, lenders and debtors.

Mr. Baker is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Bankruptcy Section. He is also admitted to practice in all state courts in Texas as well as before the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Texas.

Actively involved with his community, Mr. Baker works with the Evangelical Presbyterian Church’s Permanent Judicial Commission, is on the board of directors for Millennium Relief and Development Services, Inc., works closely with local scout troops and is on the board of directors for KSBJ, a local nonprofit radio station. An active contributor regularly published by Aspen Law’s Bankruptcy Law Update, he is also a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Mr. Baker is a debt relief agent who helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Bankruptcy (50%): Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy (40%): Bankruptcy Law

Consumer Law (10%)

Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law


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Super Lawyers: 2007, 2014 - 2019

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About Reese Baker

Admitted: 1979, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  •  Texas Super Lawyer, 2007 and 2014 through 2018

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified by the American Board of Certification in Business Bankruptcy Law
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization for Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Texas Board of Legal Specialization for Business Bankruptcy Law 

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas, 1984
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • In-House Counsel, Summa Corporation in Las Vegas
  • State Bar of Texas, Bankruptcy Section National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Admitted to practice in all federal courts in Texas Admitted to practice before the Fifth Circuit

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Christ Evangelical Presbyterian Church
  • Member, Permanent Judicial Commission of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church
  • Actively involved in ministry in the Houston area and other locations.  Member of the board of directors of KSBJ, one of the largest non profit Christian radio stations in the United States for 12 years.  Member of the board of directors for other ministry organizations in Houston in the past including Youth Reach-Houston, International Fund for Children, and other organizations. Founding member of Millennium Relief and Development Services Assistant Scoutmaster at Troop 641 at Chapelwood Methodist Church in Houston.  Scoutmaster for Troop for National Jamboree in 2013.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Aspen Law since 1998, Contributing Writer, Bankruptcy Law Update
  • Southwestern Law Journal, 1978 - 1979, Editor

Representative Clients:

  • Multiple prominent and well known people in the greater Houston area as debtors in bankruptcy cases.  Names are public information but not submitted for other purposes.

Educational Background:

  • Louisiana State University BS Computer Science, 1976

Industry Groups

  • Consumer And Business
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Office Location for Reese W. Baker

950 Echo Lane
Suite 300
Houston, TX 77024-2822

Phone: 713-742-2182

Fax: 713-869-9100

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Last Updated: 7/26/2019

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