Blake was born and raised in Ottumwa, Iowa. He is a graduate of Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (B.A. 2014). Blake played for the Kohawks football team during his four years at Coe.
Blake graduated cum laude from Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska (J.D. 2017). At Creighton Law, Blake was a member of the law review, he was named to the national Order of Barristers, he was recognized as an Honorable Lyle E. Strom Scholar in Trial Advocacy, and he competed on Creighton’s 2016 national semifinalist Buffalo-Niagara trial team. His student note on the presentation of character evidence in a criminal trial was published in the June 2017 edition of the Creighton Law Review.
Blake was admitted to practice in Iowa in 2017 and Nebraska in 2018. He is a member of the Iowa and Nebraska State Bar Associations. Before joining Crary Huff Law Firm, Blake served as an assistant county attorney in Harlan, Iowa.
In his spare time, Blake enjoys playing golf, following Creighton basketball, and travelling with his wife, Kiya, and their dog, Gambini.