A professional and practicing attorney for over 30 years, Bruce J. Baker works diligently to provide his clients the highest quality service both in and out of the courtroom. Bruce J. Baker currently serves as an attorney for Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum Perlman & Nagelberg, a law firm in Chicago.

The founders of Barack Ferrazzano created the firm with the purpose of establishing an alternative to the traditional “mega-firm.” They focus on efficiently delivering team-oriented services, aiming for quality results for clients over quantity of cases.

In 2005, Barack Ferrazzano founded the BFKN Foundation. This organization, dedicated to serving the community, partnered with the Sharon Krista McAuliffe School in the same year to benefit students. Through this partnership, the BFKN Foundation has supported four annual events: a back-to-school event that supplies children with backpacks and school supplies, a winter holiday program that makes gifts of warm weather clothes to children, a spring career day that invites students to Barack Ferrazzano’s offices to encourage learning about legal careers, and tutoring sessions.
Bruce J. Baker serves as the general counsel and executive vice president of the Illinois Bankers Association. He helps to negotiate legislation for banking, create policies in regards to regulatory issues, and provide legal representation to the association. Over the course of his career as an attorney, Bruce J. Baker has been affiliated with a variety of associations. He belongs to both the American Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association.

Since it was founded in 1877, the Illinois State Bar Association has been dedicated to improving the legal and judiciary field while increasing the public’s access to justice. Possessing over 30,000 members, the Illinois State Bar Association has become the state’s largest voluntary lawyer organization.

In addition to providing professional services, the association works with members of the public to help them learn more about the legal profession. The Illinois State Bar Association helps people searching for lawyers through its website. The association offers teachers information on how to hold mock trials and lesson plans to teach students about the judiciary system. The association also publishes legal rights information, a free legal service directory, and a guide to fee disagreements.