Can you run it? | LaQunya L. Baker
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LaQunya L. Baker

Associate Attorney

LaQunya L. Baker



LaQunya Baker was born in Frankfurt, Germany. She grew up in South Carolina and moved to Colorado in 2016. LaQunya obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, then went on to receive her law degree from the Charlotte School of Law in Charlotte, North Carolina. LaQunya began her legal career as a Deputy State Public Defender and has always believed in passionate advocacy as the cornerstone of a great defense.


Practice Areas


Civil Litigation Defense

Professional Liability Defense

General Civil Litigation

Employment Litigation

Civil Rights Law

Disability Law

Criminal Defense


Law School


Charlotte School of Law

Year degree obtained: 2016

Honors: Top 25% of Class


Undergraduate University


College of Charleston, B.A., Communications: Media Studies

Minor: African American Studies

Year degree obtained: 2013

Honors: Alexander M. Sanders, Jr. Presidential Legacy Award for Outstanding Public Service




State of Colorado

United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

United States District Court for the District of Colorado

United States Court of Federal Claims




The Office of the Honorable Judge Margaret Seymore; United States District Court for the District of South Carolina; 2014

The Office of the Honorable Judge Michael McCarthy, Superior court of the District of Columbia; 2014




National Trial Lawyers Association: 40 under 40 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Colorado


Professional Organizations


Justice Sonia Sotomayor Inn of Court

Colorado Criminal Defense Bar

Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

Sam Cary Bar Association




Discriminatory Jury Selection: Part one – Batson Challenges, January 12, 2019

How the Criminal Justice system is Failing Women, July 16, 2019

A Case of Mistaken Identity Part I July 21, 2019

A Case of Mistaken Identity Part II, July 22, 2019

Racial Bias and the Criminal Justice System, July 23, 2019

Treating a Growing Epidemic with Mass Incarceration July 29, 2019



Emily Travis