The Honorable David A. Baker is a Magistrate Judge with the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, serving since his appointment in 1991. Judge Baker served two terms as a member of the Information Technology Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States and numerous groups of the Administrative Office of United States Courts, concentrating on the use of technology in the courts. In addition, Judge Baker has served on various Eleventh Circuit, Middle District of Florida and federal, state and local bar committees in Florida and Wisconsin. Judge Baker has been a speaker and panelist at numerous bar and judicial seminars and workshops on various topics, including professionalism, intellectual property, federal practice and procedure (including multidistrict litigation), electronic discovery and technology and the law. He taught as an adjunct instructor in legal ethics in the Legal Studies Department at the University of Central Florida.
Judge Baker received the Florida Bar’s William M. Hoeveler Judicial Professionalism Award and the James G. Glazebrook Memorial Service Award from the Orange County Bar Association.
Judge Baker was a litigation partner with Foley & Lardner, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and in the firm’s Orlando office. He received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and his juris doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, B.A.
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.