F & P is pleased to announce that the firm has added three new attorneys this fall. J. Harrison Baker, Jr., who concentrates his practice in Liability Defense, and Sarah Lambert, who concentrates her practice in Workers’ Compensation joined our Herndon, VA office. April Kerns, also a Workers’ Compensation attorney, joined our main office in Baltimore. We look forward to the breadth of knowledge and diverse experience being added to the F&P team.
J. Harrison Baker, Jr.
Prior to joining Franklin & Prokopik, J. was an associate with The Knicely Law Firm in Williamsburg, Virginia. There, he represented clients in civil litigation matters in the areas of real estate, wills and trusts, homeowner’s association disputes, and landlord/tenant actions. J. holds a B.S. from Virginia Tech. and J.D. from William and Mary Law School.
Following law school, Sarah worked as a contract attorney in the Richmond, Virginia area. During law school, Sarah worked as a student representative for the Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic and assisted the U.S. Coast Guard’s Office of Legal and Defense Services, helping veterans and service members with their disability, retirements, and courts-martial appeals. She also interned with Waters Law Firm, working on maritime and land-based personal injury actions. Sarah received her B.A. from the University of Akron and J.D. from William and Mary Law School.
April joined Franklin & Prokopik from a small general practice firm after gaining broad legal experience as an attorney and law clerk. She attended the University of Baltimore as a scholarship recipient, was a member of the American Association for Justice trial team, and a University of Baltimore Law Review editor. While attending law school, April also worked in the Maryland Office of the Attorney General and with Administrative Judge Laurence Gallagher at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. April has a B.A. from Goucher College and J.D. from University of Baltimore School of Law.