J. Blake Beliles is a native of Bowling Green, Ky. He attended Western Kentucky University and graduated Magna Cum Laude, with a double major in Political Science and Communications in 2004. Blake then attended the Louisville Brandies School of Law graduating in 2009.
After Blake completed Law School and was admitted to the Kentucky Bar Association, he took a position as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 38th Judicial Circuit, consisting of Butler, Edmonson, Ohio and Hancock Counties. During his time as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, Blake was responsible in assisting the Commonwealth’s Attorney with the entire caseload for Butler and Edmonson Counties. While serving as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Blake worked on practically every type of criminal case imaginable; from murders, rapes, arsons, assaults, and robberies, to simple drug offenses. Blake gained invaluable trial experience in his time as a prosecutor.
Blake joined the Firm of B. Alan Simpson in October of 2014. His focus is mainly on criminal matters, but he is also active on other types of cases for the firm, from child custody, divorce, personal injury and general litigation. Blake feels that one of the main attributes that sets him apart from other attorneys is his ability to relate to his clients, due to his genuine concern for their well-being.