We are excited to introduce our newest team member to Smith Law Austin Blake Combs, known by his middle name, Blake.
Blake was born and raised in a town called Hazard located within Eastern Kentucky. Upon graduating from Hazard High School, he enrolled in a local community college. After getting his associate's degree he transferred to Eastern Kentucky University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Bachelor’s Degree in History.After graduating from EKU in he attended Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University. Blake worked with the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy as a law clerk, helping advocate for those who could not afford to hire a private advocate. Before graduating from Chase law school, he worked for Judge Goodwin in Kentucky’s 12th Circuit- Family Division as a staff attorney.
Blake’s hobbies include music, fantasy/sci-fi fiction, and video games- his biggest passion being music. Anybody who knows Blake knows that he loves almost all genres of music. Blake also enjoys self-proclaimed “nerd” things from Dungeons and Dragons to reading the newest fantasy series.