Blake Bailey has tried to conclusion 150-200 jury trials. He has received verdicts on subjects ranging from medical malpractice, consumer protection, environmental protection, product liability, industrial disease, to automobile accidents. Blake Bailey also acts “Of Counsel” with the Martin Walker Law Firm.
Doctor of Jurisprudence, Baylor Law School, 1973
Bachelor of Business Administration, Texas Christian University , 1970
The University of Texas at Tyler
Nine graduate hours in philosophy
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
All State and Federal Courts in the Eastern, Western, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas
Federal Claims Court
United States Court of Appeals, 5th circuit
United States Federal Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
East Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Past Director and President
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
Diplomat; President – East Texas Chapter (1995)
American Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Texas Bar Association Membership No. 01514500
State Bar of Texas Pattern Jury Charges Civil Committee
Union Privilege Legal Counsel
United Auto Workers
Diplomate American Board of Trial Advocates
President – East Texas Chapter (1995)
Date of Birth: September 12, 1946Children: Four
Certifications and Awards
Board Certified, Texas Board of Legal Specialization:
Personal Injury Trial Law and Civil Appellate Law
Baylor Young Graduates Award of Merit, 1983
AV Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
Member of the College of the State Bar of Texas
Fortune Magazine, 2006 Featured as Top 500 Lawyers in America, in Fortune Magazine.
America’s Premier Lawyer, 2006. Featured in on Lawdragon.com.
Blake Bailey: “Industrial Disease Litigation.” Texas Trial Lawyers Forum; July – September 1982, page 11.
Blake Bailey and Gary Sibley: “Dealing with the Worker’s Compensation Subrogation Interest in Third Party Actions.” Texas Trial Lawyers Forum; Vol. 23, No. 2, 1989.
Blake Bailey, Earl Drott and Robert Geffner, Ph.D.: “Compensating the Sexual Molestation Victim Under the Texas Homeowner’s Policy.” Texas Trial Lawyers Forum; Vol. 24, No. 2, 1990.
Blake Bailey, Earl Drott and Robert Geffner, Ph.D.: “Compensating the Sexually Abused Child: Homeowner’s Policy Can Provide Funds for Treatment.” American Trial Lawyers Association Trial; July, 1990.
Blake Bailey and Earl Drott: “The Doctrine of Parental Immunity in Sexual Abuse Cases: The Last Throes of a Texas Dinosaur.” Texas Trial Lawyers Forum; Vol. 25, Nov. 3, 1991.