He represented the man convicted of killing IU student Jill Behrman and now he’s suspended.
The Indiana Supreme Court said Patrick Baker violated five rules of professional conduct in the Behrman case. Baker can’t practice law for six months.
The state’s high court said he charged unreasonable expenses, implicated someone else in the murder and improperly solicited to become John Myers’ attorney. However, the court said there’s no allegation that Baker provided inadequate service or prejudiced the jury.
In 2006, Myers was convicted of killing Behrman and sentenced to 65 years in prison.
Behrman disappeared while on a bike ride in Bloomington back in 2000.