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James Baker

Jim Baker, CPA

Jim Baker is one of the founders of Baker & Colson.  His areas of practice focus on business taxation and high-income individual taxation and planning.  He has vast experience in business acquisitions, reorganizations and sales of business entities. 

An Oregon native, Jim has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1971.  Prior to opening a CPA firm in Gresham, he practiced with a national CPA firm in Portland.  Jim obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Linfield College in 1964. After graduation, he worked in the insurance and utility industries before becoming a CPA.

He is a member of the Oregon Society of CPA's and serves on the Board of Directors of several Oregon organizations. 

Away from work, he enjoys traveling, spending time with his family, his beach home, and his chocolate labradoodle, Charlie.