Your Legal Team

Jereme Baker

Founder & Managing Member

Jereme Baker is the owner and Managing Member of Baker Law Group. Mr. Baker has extensive experience in the various practice areas of the firm, namely, Real Estate, Business/Corporate Law, Estate Planning, and Probate. He has provided legal and business advice to many small to medium-sized businesses through roles as both in-house legal counsel and as outside general counsel.

Some of Mr. Baker’s recent practice accomplishments include negotiating and forming a multimillion-dollar joint venture investment fund; assisting private equity client in acquiring over $30 million in real estate assets including drafting, negotiating and in the performance of due diligence; and assisting client in the negotiation and drafting of a $60 million-dollar commercial real estate development venture in Denver.

Mr. Baker has also provided advisement regarding governance, management and operation of privately held investment ventures, advisement regarding regulatory/compliance review, formation and drafting of corporate governance documents and board books, drafting of business formation and partnership agreements, drafting of commercial loan agreements, and negotiating, resolving, and litigating contractual disputes. In addition, he has advised regarding various real estate matters, including drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, drafting residential and commercial leases, and conducting real estate title and due diligence review. In the areas of probate he has experience litigating contested wills/trusts and probate contests, & advising clients regarding probate administration.

Jereme started Baker Law Group in 2011. He earned his B.A. from Rutgers University and his J.D. Degree from the University of Colorado. He has two preschool aged boys, and he loves taking them camping, hiking, and fishing and watching them grow up. He is a 2014 Recipient of the Billy Lewis Young Lawyer Award – Courage Under Fire Award. Additionally, recognized Mr. Baker as a “Rising Star”. 

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Brian Petz

Brian Petz

Senior Associate Attorney & Member

Brian Petz is a senior associate at Baker Law Group. His practice focuses on Business Law, Probate & Estate Planning, and Real Estate Law. Mr. Petz has represented an array of clients in estate planning, including those with small, moderate, and large estates, as well as those with traditional and blended families. He has assisted clients in the administration of multimillion-dollar trusts and estates, and has litigated probate issues concerning, among other things: fiduciary appointment and removal; surcharge; common-law marriage; and heirship.

In addition to his probate practice, Mr. Petz has supported the Real Estate and Business Law Departments of Baker Law Group, LLC, recently assisting on real estate acquisitions exceeding $30 million in value, various commercial contracts, master service agreements, commercial and residential leases, and business formations.

Mr. Petz joined Baker Law Group as an associate attorney in 2015. He is a member of the Colorado and Arapahoe County Bar Associations, the Elder Law and Trust & Estate Sections of the Colorado Bar Association, and is actively involved in various organizations serving and advocating for Colorado’s senior population.

Mr. Petz earned his B.S. from Florida State University and his J.D. from the University of Colorado Law School. Originally from Clearwater, Florida, Brian now lives in Thornton with his wife and three dogs. During his spare time, he enjoys hiking and playing hockey.

Robert Harper

Senior Associate Attorney

Robert Harper is a senior associate with extensive litigation experience in civil litigation including personal injury, construction defect (CDARA), business and real estate litigation, and landlord-tenant disputes. Robert has considerable trial experience with multiple courtroom victories. Overall, Robert has represented clients in over 350 litigated matters across Colorado, including Federal, District, and County Courts.

Robert believes in utilizing strategic litigation tactics to outmaneuver and gain a legal advantage for his clients. Robert also ensures that his clients are fully informed so that they can make educated decisions. In representing both Plaintiff and Defendants alike, Robert brings a unique insight in each case to create leverage for his clients.

While originally from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Robert earned his J.D. and master’s degree at Vermont Law School in South Royalton, Vermont. Before law school, Robert attended Albright University in Reading, PA majoring in both History and Political Science. While there, Robert earned All-American honors, Defensive Player of the Year, and received the Student Athlete of the Year Award in 2009. Robert is a member of the both the Colorado, and Douglas County Bar Associations. Robert has also been bestowed with the Top 40 under 40 Award for Lawyers in the State of Colorado.

Robert enjoys playing golf, hiking, flyfishing and spending time with his wife, Casey, and two pets, Jersey the boxer and Jack the cat. Robert is an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan.

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Joseph OKeefe

Joseph O’Keefe

Senior Associate Attorney

Joseph (“Joe”) O’Keefe is a Philadelphia native with a distinguished legal background. After many years in Pennsylvania, he shifted his focus to a nationwide practice specializing in complex commercial real estate transactions, business and real estate litigation, and defense of serious crimes.

He obtained his Juris Doctorate from Villanova’s School of Law and an LL.M. in Trial Advocacy from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. For over twenty-five years, he ran a successful general practice in Pennsylvania before relocating to Colorado.

Joe has imparted more than a thousand continuing legal education credits on various topics, including Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, trial strategy, and more. He is admitted to practice in several jurisdictions, including the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, United States District Court of Colorado, and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Having fallen for Southern Colorado during a vacation, Joe and his wife, Natalie, relocated from Berks County to Colorado Springs. While his three children pursued their respective paths, Joe enjoys the Colorado mountains, gardening, and, reminiscent of times with his Nonna, cooking for the family.

Andrew Lang

Associate Attorney

Andrew is an associate attorney at Baker Law Group and is part of our Litigation team. He is particularly skilled in researching, analyzing, and arguing complicated legal issues with high personal stakes. Mr. Lang joined the team at Baker Law Group, LLC, to expand his litigation practice, while still centering it around building relationships with clients and achieving positive results for them.

A transplant from the New York City area, Mr. Lang graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University with a B.A. in history and a minor in political science. He received his J.D. from New York University School of Law (“NYU”), ranked as the fifth (5th) best law school in the U.S. After clerking for a judge of the New Jersey Superior Court, he subsequently relocated to Colorado Springs at the beginning of 2020 to work for the Office of the Public Defender.

When not practicing law, Mr. Lang enjoys reading, exercising, and spending time at home with his partner, cat, and two dogs.

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Marquiel Cade

Marquiel Cade

Associate Attorney

Marquiel Cade’s practice area focuses are Business, Intellectual Property, and Real Estate Law.  He was born and raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor’s Degree in History, concentrating on War, Military, and Society (African-American Focus) and Film. He graduated from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. 

 Marquiel’s passion for the creative arts (he writes music, literature, and illustrates) sparked his initial interest in law, in particular, Trademark and Copyright law. When he isn’t helping clients with their brand protection, he enjoys assisting businesses with their contractual needs. He also has experience in civil litigation and, since joining Baker Law Group, he has assisted clients with drafting their Estate Plans, and with Probate and Guardianship/Conservatorship matters.  

What sets Marquiel apart is his passion, genuine interest in helping others, and his ability to resonate with creators and businesses who want to protect what they’ve built and/or created as a fellow creator, himself.

Karen Coffey

Senior Associate Attorney & Administrator

Karen grew up in southwest, Michigan about 90 minutes from Chicago. She attended Michigan State University for her undergraduate degree and received her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1998.

As an attorney, she’s practiced in the areas of commercial litigation, small business law, estate planning, transactional real estate, and foreclosure defense litigation and is licensed in Michigan.

Most recently, she’s joined Baker Law Group and works in her areas of expertise as well as assists in the management and administration of the firm as we continue to grow and expand.
Karen enjoys hiking, skiing, golfing and is still exploring everything that Colorado has to offer. She also enjoys spending time with her three rescue animals. She has a 9-year=old pit-bull mix, Maya and two 6-year-old cats, Thing I and Thing 2.

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