Baker, Janice

Associate Dean

Jan M. Baker teaches Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing I, Legal Research Analysis, and Writing II, Consumer Bankruptcy Drafting, and Writing in Law Practice at the University of South Carolina School of Law. Baker began her legal career as a Law Clerk to The Honorable George L. Proctor, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Florida.

Biographical Profile

School of Law
Law - Dean's Office
Tenure Status
Non-Tenure Track

Interest Background

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Professional Preparation(Education & Training)

Dates Institution Location Degree Field of Study
1991 Winthrop University Rock Hill, SC BA English
1994 University of South Carolin School of Law Columbia, SC JD Law

Positions & Appointments

Dates Description Institution/Entity
1995 - 1997 Law Clerk United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
1996 - 1997 Adjunct Instructor Florida Community College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida
1996 - 1997 Adjunct Professor Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida
1997 - 2006 Adjunct Legal Writing Instructor University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC
1997 - 1998 Staff Attorney South Carolina Supreme Court, Columbia, SC
1998 - 2006 Attorney King & Dalrymple, P.A., West Columbia, SC
2001 - 2011 Adjunct Instructor Midlands Technical College, Columbia, SC
2005 - 2006 Adjunct Instructor, South University South University, Columbia, South Carolina
2006 - Present Legal Writing Instructor, Non-Tenure Track University of South Carolina School of Law
2012 - Present Assistant Director of Legal Writing School of Law, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Recognition Awards, Honors, & Fellowships

Dates Type Description Foundation/Entity
2003 Award William E.S. Robinson Public Service Award South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association, Columbia, SC
2003 Award South Carolina Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year South Carolina Bar, Columbia, SC
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