Attorney Profiles

Greg Baker

Greg Baker is the managing member of Greg Baker, Attorneys at Law, PLLC. Greg has over thirty years of experience in the law and a member of the Virginia State Bar. He has served as a state court judge, drug court judge, commissioner of accounts, special prosecutor, defense attorney, and county and town attorney, managed several general practice law firms and been a law school professor at three Virginia law schools where he has helped many students pass the Virginia Bar Examination. He is a law graduate of the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.

Greg Baker serves the 29th Judicial Circuit of Virginia to the Virginia State Bar Council. The Council is the governing body for the Virginia State Bar that oversees the operation of the bar and lawyers in general as well as working with the judicial branch to improve the administration of justice.

Greg grew up in Clintwood, Dickenson County, Virginia and considers it a real privilege to practice in the Southwest Virginia coalfield counties. Greg’s focus is criminal law, representing children as a guardian ad litem and personal injury and other accident cases. He believes his vast experience in the law makes him uniquely qualified to educate, counsel and represent you in a very effective manner. He is keenly aware of the importance of each case to the client and strives to give your case all the time and attention it deserves. It is our goal to provide our clients with effective and efficient representation that protect and advance their interests.

Susan J. Wood

Susan J. Wood is an attorney at Greg Baker, Attorneys at Law, PLLC. Susan is a member of the Virginia State Bar who primarily practices family law, including child custody, divorce, and adoption. Susan represents the Dickenson County Department of Social Services and the Town of Clinchco. Prior to beginning private practice, she served as a judicial law clerk to Circuit Court Judge Henry A. Vanover. She gained valuable experience researching and analyzing legal issues before the Circuit Court.

Susan is a graduate of Appalachian School of Law, Magna Cum Laude. While studying law at the Appalachian School of Law she served as an Associate Editor and Senior Notes and Comments Editor for the Appalachian Journal of Law. Susan earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from King College (now King University), Magna Cum Laude.

Susan is a native of Haysi, Dickenson County, Virginia. She is honored to practice law in the community where she was born and raised.

Kristen Roberts

Kristen Roberts is a member of the legal team at Greg Baker Attorneys at Law PLLC in Clintwood Virginia. Kristen is a 2017 graduate from the Appalachian School of Law. She received her undergraduate degree in 2013 from King University. She is a member of the Virginia State Bar.

Prior to coming to the law firm, Kristen worked as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Henry A. Vanover, retired Judge of the 29Th Judicial Circuit of Virginia. During law school, she gained valuable insight as a summer intern and third year practice rule student for the Wise County Virginia Commonwealth Attorney’s Office. Kristen also served an internship with the Dickenson County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office.

Kristen is a native of Coeburn, in Wise County Virginia and she looks forward helping her clients in a professional and effective manner. Her practice areas will primarily be criminal law, family law, including divorce, custody and visitation matters and general civil litigation. With her addition, our law firm will expand its coverage in representing clients not only in Dickenson County but in her home County of Wise.

Ashley N. Sturgell

Ashley is a 2017 graduate from the Appalachian School of Law. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology in 2014 from the University of Pikeville. She is a member of the Kentucky State Bar. Ashley is a Belfry High School graduate and is proud to serve the people of eastern Kentucky.

While at Appalachian School of Law, Ashley gained valuable knowledge of the courtroom while serving as a summer extern for Honorable Darrell Mullins, retired Pike County District Court Judge. She served as an elected Senator in the Student Bar Association, competed on both the school’s Moot Court and Mock Trial teams, and served her community as President of Phi Delta Phi, a legal honors society at Appalachian School of Law.

After graduation, Ashley was admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. She began her career focusing on Kentucky workers’ compensation defense. Ashley has joined the legal team of Greg Baker Attorneys at Law, PLLC, with offices in Wise and Clintwood, Virginia and Whitesburg, Kentucky. She will practice in a variety of areas that will include criminal and civil litigation, personal injury, family law matters, and workers’ compensation. With the addition of Ashley, the law firm is pleased to expand its coverage areas to the City of Jenkins, City of Whitesburg and Pike and Letcher counties, as well as other locations throughout South Eastern Kentucky.

Kyle B. Kilgore

Kyle B. Kilgore is an attorney at Greg Baker, Attorneys at Law, PLLC.

Kyle is a 2019 graduate of the University of South Carolina’s School of Law. Kyle received his undergraduate degree from East Tennessee State University in 2015. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar. Kyle will be handling criminal cases as well as civil cases for the firm.

Previously, Kyle worked as a summer associate for Mullins, Harris, Jessee and Dotson located in Norton, Virginia, as well as for The Mitchell Firm, a Professional Corporation, located in Blacksburg, VA.

Kyle is a Scott County native like his father, Terry Kilgore, who serves as Of Counsel to our firm. He grew up working on his family’s farm. He has returned to his roots of Southwest Virginia to serve the area that he calls home. He is another welcomed addition to Greg Baker Attorneys at Law PLLC, whose motto is over 75 years’ experience of Hometown Lawyers serving Hometown People. Kyle will be handling cases throughout several Southwest Virginia counties and will be headquartered in the Wise Virginia office.

Terry G Kilgore

Of Counsel
Greg Baker Attorneys At Law PLLC is pleased to announce the designation of Terry G. Kilgore of Gate City, Virginia as Of Counsel to the law firm.

Terry is well-known throughout Southwest Virginia and the Commonwealth for his success as a practicing attorney. Terry has negotiated and tried thousands of cases in over 30+ years of experience with great results for his clients.

Terry is a 1986 graduate from the Marshall Wythe School of Law at William and Mary where he received his Juris Doctorate. He received his undergraduate degree from The University of Virginia’s College at Wise. Terry is a member of the Virginia State Bar.

Terry is a Scott County native and is proud to serve Southwest Virginia. Terry’s service to his community runs deep and wide, having served as Commonwealth Attorney for Scott County, a longtime member of the Virginia House of Delegates where he is a senior member. He serves on numerous boards and commissions and legislative committees several which he is Chairman.

Terry will work with the firm on a number of cases both criminal and civil and will be a key asset with the firm’s representation of local governments and agencies. His addition as Of Counsel will help serve our clients even better and expand the law firm’s coverage into additional practice areas in Southwest Virginia and across the Commonwealth.