Blake is a healthcare lawyer with a focus on public policy and Reproductive Justice. He has worked with the Texas Legislature for almost a decade. He is longtime board member and volunteer attorney for Jane’s Due Process, representing abused teenagers in judicial bypass proceedings.
Blake grew up attending public schools in San Angelo, before moving to Austin to attend the University of Texas. He earned his BA in American Studies with a minor in Government before returning to West Texas to attend the Texas Tech School of Law on a full Regent's Scholarship. While in law school he was a founding board member of the Student Public Interest Initiative, the social director of the Board of Barristers and a member of the institution's curriculum committee. Blake and his wife live in central Austin with their two daughters and chocolate lab, Arnold.