Jesse Baker Associate

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2019 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 613-786-0269

Fax: +1 613-788-3506


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Primary office:  Ottawa

Jesse Baker

Jesse Baker is an associate at Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office, practising in the Advocacy Group. Jesse’s practice focuses on construction law and commercial litigation. He helps corporate and individual clients resolve their commercial disputes.

Jesse’s experience includes multimillion-dollar litigation files, including class action and construction arbitration proceedings. He has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Provincial Court of Alberta.

During law school, Jesse served as an editor for the Alberta Law Review, as a student executive with Student Legal Assistance and the Environmental Law Society at the University of Calgary, and as a project leader with the local chapter of Pro Bono Students Canada. Jesse was also a caseworker at Student Legal Assistance and represented clients in court and in negotiations with Crown counsel.

Prior to law school, Jesse obtained a bachelor of arts (honours) in political science with a minor in law from Carleton University, where he served as a vice-president of the Carleton Law and Legal Studies Society.   

Career & Recognition

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  • 2019

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2018

    • Education
      University of Calgary, JD
    • Rankings & Awards
      Miles Davison LLP Prize in Employment Law, University of Calgary
  • 2017

    • Rankings & Awards
      Dean’s List, University of Calgary
    • Rankings & Awards
      W. Bernie Kelly, Q.C. Memorial Prize, University of Calgary
  • 2016

    • Rankings & Awards
      Dean’s List, University of Calgary
  • 2014

    • Education
      Carleton University, BA (Hons) in Political Science

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