Carol A. Baidas 2018-12-04T13:44:15+00:00

Carol A. Baidas

Senior Counsel

Carol A. Baidas graduated from University of Scranton with a Bachelor of Arts in History in 1986. Carol received her Juris Doctorate from Ohio Northern University, Claude W. Petit School of Law in 1989. Carol was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in December 1989 and became an Assistant District Attorney in Scranton, Pennsylvania in January 1990. Carol became a Deputy District Attorney in 1995 and became the Unit Head of the Lackawanna County District Attorney’s Elder Abuse Unit, the Juvenile Division, and later the Domestic and Family Violence Unit. As a result of her tenure in the District Attorney’s Office, Carol has extensive litigation experience. Carol remained a Deputy District Attorney until relocating to California in 2006.

Carol has testified before the Pennsylvania State Senate regarding the need for legislation to protect elder citizens from financial, physical, and emotional abuse. Additionally, Carol has authored Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Investigation curricula still being utilized by the Pennsylvania State Police Municipal Police Officer Academy. Carol was an instructor in the Pennsylvania State Police Municipal Police Officer Academy specializing in criminal law, criminal procedure, child abuse, and search and seizure from 1989 to 2006. Carol was also an adjunct profession of the Lackawanna College pre law division and instructed there from 1990 to 2006.

Carol was admitted to the California State Bar in May 2009.

Prior to joining our firm, Carol was the managing attorney at the Law Offices of Vincent W. Davis & Associates, where she worked for 10 years. While there, Carol handled all of the major civil litigation matters for the firm and served as mentor to the other attorneys in the civil unit.

Areas of Practice:

  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Civil/Tort Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Appeals

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania, 1989
  • California, 2009

Education:
Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio, 1989 J.D.

University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1986 B.A.
Major: History