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Kevin M. Blake
Member
blake@bbs-law.com
 

Direct: 267.654.1104
Fax:     267.654.1122
Office: Blue Bell, PA
 

Drexel University, B.A.

Temple University School of Law, J.D.

 

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania
New York
New Jersey

Court Admissions

United States District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania

United States District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania

 

  • Youth sports and scouting with family
  • Member of Chester County Wolfe Tone Division 1 of the Ancient Order of Hiberians
  • Member of Knights of Columbus

Kevin M. Blake is a member of Bennett, Bricklin & Saltzburg LLC, is the managing attorney of the firm’s Blue Bell, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania office, and is a member of the firm's Executive Committee.  Kevin graduated from Drexel University in 1990, earning a B.S. in Commerce and Engineering, with concentrations in Operations and Human Resource Management. 

Kevin worked in food packaging, warehousing, and transportation prior to attending the Temple University School of Law in September of 1993. While at Temple, he was the recipient of a William R. Spofford Scholarship for outstanding legal scholarship his second year. Kevin graduated with honors in May 1996. 

Kevin litigates and tries personal injury claims arising from automobile negligence, premises liability, and exposure to asbestos.   He also defends cases involving commercial disputes, dram shop liability, and the enforcement of employment agreements and covenants not to compete, as well as prosecuting subrogation claims on behalf of the firm’s clients.  

Kevin is licensed to practice law in the State Courts of New York, as well as the State and Federal Courts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania (Eastern and Middle Districts).  Kevin has briefed and argued numerous cases before the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.  Kevin has also arbitrated and tried jury trials in the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania.  He has tried jury trials in Berks, Bucks, Centre, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Montgomery, Philadelphia, and York counties in Pennsylvania and Camden County in New Jersey. 

Kevin was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Star in 2005 and 2006 by Thomson Reuters Business. In the years 2009-2010 and 2012-2017 Kevin was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer®.   In 2017 he was also named in the ‘Top 100: 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List ®.   [1] 
https://www.superlawyers.com/pennsylvania/toplists/top-100-2017-pennsylvania-super-lawyers/6d4cc77f57f9dddf6862cb7168a08d2f

Kevin's family is active in scouting and youth sports.  Kevin is also a member of the Chester County Wolfe Tone Division 1 of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and a member of the Knights of Columbus, Monsignor Schuyler Council 1333.


[1] The Super Lawyers® list is issued by Thomson Reuters under criteria applied by Super Lawyers®. A description of the selection methodology can be found at http://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

 

 

Publications

The Big Reveal of "Private" Social Media DataClaims Magazine, February 2012

BBS Legal Update: Pennsylvania Governor Thomas Corbett Signs Into Law the Fair Share Act, Repealing Pennsylvania's Prior Joint and Several Liability Law, July 2011

BBS Legal Update: Superior Court Holds that Admission of Evidence of Intoxication, While Irrelevant, Was Harmless Error, March 4, 2011

BBS Legal Update: Superior Court to Hear Appeal of Philadelphia Case Holding Defendant Entitled to a Pro Tanto Reduction of Verdict by Bankruptcy Trust Settlements, February 2011

 

Speaking Engagements

Pennsylvania Bar Association - “Trying a Case in State Court” , 2016
Continuing Legal Education – “Social Media from Search to Court Room”, 2016
Continuing Legal Education – “Top Ten Practice Tips for Insurance Defense Attorneys”, 2016
Bennett, Bricklin & Saltzburg LLC's Insurance Defense Symposium -”Direct and Cross Examination of Medical Expert Witnesses", 2015
Bennett, Bricklin & Saltzburg LLC University – “Changes in Montgomery County Local Rules of Civil Procedure”, 2015
Xchanging, London - "Avoiding and Defending Bad Faith - Best Claims and Litigation Strategies", 2014
Bennett, Bricklin & Saltzburg LLC's Insurance Defense Symposium -”Tips to Claims handlers for Settling Cases", 2013
Pennsylvania Bar Institute – “Settling Your Auto Accident Case, Tips & Strategies for Settling Your Accident Case”, 2013
Pennsylvania Defense Institute’s Annual Conference – “Auto Law Update”, 2013
Co-presenter, Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel Young Lawyers Trial Program – “Charging Conference and Closing Arguments”, 2013
Pennsylvania Association for Justice - "Auto Law Strategies", 2012
Bennett, Bricklin & Saltzburg LLC's Insurance Defense Symposium -  "Experts, Pros and Cons", 2012
Claims & Litigation Management Alliance Conference: -"Investigating and Litigating Insurance Fraud", 2012
Pennsylvania Defense Institute's Annual Conference - "Battling Insurance Fraud: Three Perspectives", 2011
Bennett, Bricklin & Saltzburg LLC's Insurance Defense Symposium - "Recent Developments in Pennsylvania Law", 2011
Bennett, Bricklin & Saltzburg LLC's Insurance Defense Symposium -  "Litigating Matters in Pennsylvania", 2010
Moderator, Pennsylvania Defense Institute's Annual Conference, 2010
Pennsylvania Association for Justice - "Auto Law Strategies", 2010
Pennsylvania Association for Justice - "Proving Pain II: How to Convey and Prove Pain to the Fact Finders", 2009
Pennsylvania Association for Justice - "Proving Brain and Psychological Injuries", 2007

 

 

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