HUNTINGTON -- Huddleston Bolen lawyer Casey Baker was named the Young Professional of the Year by the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce at the organization's annual dinner on Oct. 14.
Baker, who also serves on the Chamber's Board of Directors, started the group's Young Professional organization and was actively involved in the group's Secret Santa program.
At Huddleston Bolen, Baker represents Ohio and West Virginia clients in areas including: real estate, bankruptcy, commercial, tax, and corporate matters.
Baker received his Bachelor of Business Administration in 2005, graduating summa cum laude from Ohio University in Athens. His studies focused on finance and business development. His undergraduate thesis, "Cluster Theory and Business Development in Southeast Ohio", examined the characteristics of Appalachian Ohio that could be used to stimulate economic growth.
Following his undergraduate education, Baker attended Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University, where he served on the Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal (2006-2008). The EBLJ honored Baker by selecting his note, "Incubating Golden Eggs: Why Attorney Ethics Rules May Stifle Small Business Development," for publication, and by selecting the note as the EBLJ's Outstanding Student Note for 2007. He also served as the EBLJ's Chief Notes Editor. In 2008, he received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence, graduating cum laude.
Huddleston Bolen is a law firm with offices in Huntington and Charleston, West Virginia and Ashland and Louisville, Kentucky. Founded in 1871, the firm represents clients in many practice groups, including banking and finance, health care, insurance, labor and employment, litigation, natural resources, real estate, transportation, and trusts and estates.
For more information, visit www.huddlestonbolen.com.