JUSTICE DELAYED NEED NOT BE JUSTICE DENIED: HIGHLY SEASONED CRIMINAL APPEALS AND POST-CONVICTION ATTORNEY
Aggressive and thorough in his approach, Mark M. Baker has a proven record of success in criminal appellate actions and post-conviction litigation. Mr. Baker understands the urgency of your case and what’s at stake. Let Mark M. Baker put his advocacy skills to work for you.
Mark M. Baker, Esquire
Challenging a criminal conviction is a daunting process full of complex rules and procedures. If you have been convicted of a crime and are considering an appeal or other post-verdict/post-conviction litigation, representation by an experienced, accomplished appellate lawyer is critical.
Mark M. Baker, Esq., is an aggressive and creative New York City criminal appeals and post-verdict/post-conviction attorney who concentrates his practice on appeals and post-conviction/post-judgment motion litigation in the New York state and federal courts. If you have the financial means to retain private counsel for your appeal, post-conviction motion or habeas corpus motion, you can benefit from Mr. Baker’s support, advocacy and knowledge.
Accomplished Attorney for High-Profile Cases and Average Citizens
Mr. Baker has focused for decades on helping people convicted of serious crimes to protect their rights and their liberty from infringement by the state and federal governments. Early in his career, Mr. Baker served for 10 years as a prosecutor concentrating in appellate work. In the more than three decades since then, he has focused on criminal defense work, including criminal motions litigation, federal habeas corpus, post-conviction and post-judgment collateral challenges, and criminal appeals.
Along with handling successful appeals and post-conviction/post-judgment motions based on legal error, Mr. Baker has personally walked numerous clients out of prison after demonstrating their actual innocence. In addition to representing average citizens, he has handled appellate litigation for several national political figures, high-profile businessmen, and he has been involved in numerous celebrated cases.
Mr. Baker is perhaps best known as the legal counsel who strategized the evidentiary issues that contributed to Bernhard Goetz’s 1987 acquittal of all subway shooting charges. Over the last three decades, he has often won either appellate reversals or modifications or has persuaded courts to effect dramatic changes in the applicable criminal law, in both the New York and federal courts. Recent cases include: People v. DiPippo, People v. Alma Caldavado, People v. Galgano, People v. Goldman, People v. McCray, United States v. Litwok, People v. Pordy, and People v. Nisthalal.
Protecting Your Rights and Liberty
When you are represented by Mr. Baker, you can trust that your rights will be protected and that you will receive a strategic and results-driven appeal or motion for relief from your criminal conviction. Mr. Baker will personally examine the record and facts of your case and create compelling arguments on your behalf. Depending on your situation, arguments may include:
- Prosecutorial misconduct
- Newly discovered evidence of innocence
- Ineffective assistance of counsel
- Other grounds for appeal or post-conviction/post-judgment collateral motion litigation
Mr. Baker handles appeals or post-conviction/post-judgment collateral motions for an exhaustive range of criminal convictions, including white collar crimes involving fraud, larceny, money laundering and tax evasion, and violent crimes such as homicide, robbery, burglary and sex offenses, as well as drug offenses, to name a few.
If you believe you have grounds for an appeal of your criminal conviction, or that a collateral challenge post-conviction/post-judgment motion lies to contest your conviction, resulting from previously undisclosed error, there is newly discovered evidence available, your attorney deprived you of effective assistance of counsel, or you were prejudiced by one or more of a host of other potential defects leading to your conviction,
contact Mr. Baker for more information.