Judge Pamela J. Baker
East Baton Rouge Parish Family Court
Hon. Pamela J. Baker is Judge of Division A of The Family Court in and for the Parish of East Baton Rouge. She is currently the Chief Judge of The Family Court. She took office on January 1, 2007. Judge Baker received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Louisiana State University in 1981, and her Juris Doctor degree from LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 1984. Prior to her election to the bench, Judge Baker was in private practice for 21 years with the firm of Saltamachia & Baker, where her practice consisted primarily of family law cases. Judge Baker is the current President of the First Circuit Judges Association. She serves on the Judicial Council as an appointee of the Louisiana Counsel of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Association, of which she is a past president. She is a member of the Louisiana Law Institute Council. Judge Baker is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Judicial Education Curriculum Project, a project of the La. Supreme Court's Protective Order Registry. She is a member of the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Criminal Justice Victim Services Advisory Board. Judge Baker also currently serves a Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Iris Domestic Violence Center. Judge Baker is a past chair of the Family Law Section of the Baton Rouge Bar Association and a past president of the Louisiana Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.
A Look into Family Violence Relationships