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Allen R. Blake

Criminal Defense Attorney
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Bio

Allen Blake was born and raised in Arlington, Texas. He graduated from Martin High School and went on to achieve a Bachelors degree in Government from the University of Texas at Austin. Upon graduation, Allen briefly worked at Kaplan tutoring on the LSAT, the Law School Admissions Test. Prior to entering law school, Allen went to work for legendary Fort Worth criminal defense attorney Jerry Loftin as an assistant.

In 2008 Allen began his legal studies at the Texas A&M School of Law. Allen made the Dean's List both semesters of his 1L year and graded onto Law Review, where he was a member of the Marketing Committee. After passing the Bar Exam, Allen began working for Austin criminal defense attorney Jason Trumpler. Allen then went on to start his own law practice in Travis and Bell Counties.

In 2012, Allen moved back to his hometown of Arlington, Texas and opened up a law office in downtown Fort Worth. In 2015, Allen and Graham Blake joined forces to create Blake & Blake, LLP. Since then, both Allen and Graham have successfully handled cases ranging from 1st degree felonies, to guardianships, to defamation cases.

Allen resides in Arlington, Texas with his beautiful wife, Carol Blake, who works at Alliance for Children, a children's advocacy center. In his spare time, Allen enjoys golfing, shooting pool, traveling and spending time with their dog, Bodie.

Education

Texas A&M University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2011
University of Texas at Austin, Government and International Affairs, Bachelor of Arts, 2004

Associations

Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 2015 – Present
State Bar of Texas, Criminal Justice Section, Member, 2015 – Present
State Bar of Texas, Juvenile Law Section, Member, 2015 – Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 2015 – Present
American Bar Association, Member, 2015 – Present
College of the State Bar of Texas, Member, 2015 – Present
State Bar of Texas, Member, 2011 – Present

Awards

Member, College of the State Bar of Texas, 2016
Member, Marketing Committee, Texas Wesleyan Law Review, 2011

Work Experience

Owner, Law Office of Allen Blake, 2013 – Present
Associate, Law Offices of Jason Trumpler, 2011 – 2013