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Leadership in Law Finalist, Akin Blitz

March 16, 2012

PORTLAND, OR. - Bullard Law celebrates Akin Blitz, honored at The Nines, on Thursday, March 15, 2012 as a Daily Journal of Commerce "Leader in Law" finalist.  Akin received this honor for demonstrating outstanding achievement in law, in the profession and in the community.  Akin's profile page in the March 2012 DJC Magazine, can be viewed here and more from the Daily Journal of Commerce can be viewed here.

For more information about the Daily Journal of Commerce, Leadership in Law event, please visit DJC.

Highlights from DJC

Law School: Lewis & Clark Northwestern School of Law Akin Blitz 2012 DJC Leadership in Law

Career Highlight: A former police officer who has built a law career on service to law enforcement, 
Blitz played a crucial, yet largely invisible, role assisting the city of Woodburn in 2009 after a bomb 
planted at a bank exploded, killing two police officers and critically injuring a police chief.

Noteworthy:  A former Marine Corps lawyer, Blitz commanded a Marine Corps reserve unit while starting a private practice in Eugene.

About the Daily Journal of Commerce
Founded in 1872, the Daily Journal of Commerce (DJC) provides the most comprehensive resources and reporting
on the Portland, Oregon building and construction market.

About Bullard Law
Founded in 1977, Bullard Law represents employers in both Akin Blitz DJC 2012 Leadership in Law Speech
the private and public sectors. The firm's 26 attorneys counsel clients throughout the western United States in the areas of private and public sector labor law,labor contract negotiations and administration, employment litigation, trials and class actions, employee benefits, proactive employment training and advice, preventative personnel policies and practices, and employment and noncompetition agreements.