Jose Angel Baez is a famous attorney, and he is also the bestselling Author of New York Times. He is also known as the main attorney for Casey Anthony who was charged with Murder crime in the year 2011, and he became famous after the international attention this case got. He grew up in Manhattan, and if you are interested to know more about life, career and net worth of Jose Baez in 2019, then you can continue to read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 17th October in the year 1968 in Manhattan in New York. He is the son of Puerto Rican parents, and he spends his childhood in the Bronx. He has lived with his Three Sisters and single mother. He used to go to homestead High School located in Florida but left his school in the 9th grade.
He got married very early in his age and became a father when he was just 17 years old. Jose got a general equivalency diploma and then joined US Navy in the year 1986. He has trained as an intelligence analyst and has also held top secret security clearance in his career. In the year 1989, he left navy and started going to college. He got a degree in Bachelor of Arts, and then he got a law degree in the year 1997.
Nothing much has been known about his personal life other than that he became a father when he was 17 years old. He has been kept quiet about his personal life till now.
Career, Awards & Nominations
After completing his graduation from the Law School, he didn’t have admission in the Florida bar because of His financial irresponsibility. Jose began working as an intern in a company and then he wasn’t able to practice as an attorney and continues to work in several companies during that time. Later on, he got his license and Hemali focused on the criminal defense he had handled the case of Elvira Garcia, Nilton Diaz and finally, he got National attention when he took the case of Casey Anthony.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Jose Baez is around $7 million which he has earned by working as a lawyer. He is a person who has also worked in the US Army and then he completed his graduation in law. He works for the civil lawsuit which is focused on the mass shooting in the theater located in Colorado.
He wrote a book about the Anthony case which was published in the year 2012, and this made him New York Times bestseller. After this case, he became the assistant of Chris Lejuez. In the year 2012, George Zimmerman was arrested for murdering a 17-year-old kid. Jose also held that case and then he continued to work as a criminal attorney. Although he hasn’t won an award for his work may be in future, he will win some awards in this field.