Blake Marks-Dias2024-01-19T21:43:34+00:00

Blake Marks-Dias

(206) 501-3509

Blake Marks-Dias

Admitted in Washington and Oregon

Blake is a co-managing partner at Corr Cronin. His practice focuses on cases which the client “must win” and, when necessary, which must be tried. Blake has been widely recognized by his peers for his trial skills. He has consistently been listed as a Washington Super Lawyer (top 5% of attorneys statewide), and for each year since 2016 has been named a Top 100 Super Lawyer. He also has been recognized in Best Lawyers of America in 2022 and 2023, another peer review honor. Blake is a member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel and a faculty member of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

Blake is also actively engaged in the community and is Vice Chair of Akin‘s Board of Trustees.

In college, Blake earned the award of the top individual debater in the nation. He and his partner finished second in the 1995 national tournament (final round transcript published in one of the leading college speech and communications textbooks: Freeley and Steinberg, Argumentation and Debate (12th ed. 2009)).

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association

  • King County Bar Association

  • Washington State Bar Association

  • Founding member and Board of Directors, William L. Dwyer Inn of Court

  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Faculty

Education/Background

  • B.A., Gonzaga University, 1995 (cum laude)

  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 1998 (Order of the Barristers)

Featured Cases

Presentations and Publications

  • Class Action Trends and Developments, NAMIC Conference, June 9, 2021

  • Serving Clients: What Makes Good Client Service and What are Our Key Ethical Obligations?, William L. Dwyer Inn of Court presentation, March 13, 2018

  • Changing the Narrative in Employment Discrimination Cases, KC Bar Bulletin 2018

  • How Privileged is Communication with Your Firm’s In-House Counsel?, NWLawyer, February 2014

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