BLAKE L. OLIVER
Blake takes a proactive, commonsense approach to solving his clients’ litigation, employment, and real estate issues. He understands how judges and juries view legal disputes, which allows him to be consistently honest and upfront with his clients about likely outcomes. Blake has handled cases in 26 of Alabama’s 67 counties and has represented clients in all types of cases in both state and federal courts. He has also represented clients in litigation and arbitration matters in Georgia.
Blake is rated the highest rating of AV by Martindale-Hubbell for his legal ability and ethics. In 2017, he was selected to the Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Stars list, which is obtained by less than 2.5% of lawyers in the State of Alabama. He also maintains a 9.8 out of 10 rating on Avvo.
Blake graduated cum laude (top 10% of his class) from Cumberland School of Law, where he was on the Dean’s list every semester. He was selected to be a member of the Cumberland Law Review and served as its research editor during his last year of law school. After law school, Blake clerked for Justice J. Gorman Houston, Jr. on the Alabama Supreme Court. This experience gives him valuable insight into how trial court rulings and results will be viewed by appellate courts.