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The Oregon Association Chiefs of Police Honor Akin Blitz with the Karlyn Campbell Award

April 17, 2013

BEND, OREGON – The Oregon Association Chiefs of Police honored Akin Blitz with the Karlyn Campbell Award at the annual conference on April 13, 2013.   The Karlyn Campbell award recognizes recipients who exemplify the same compassionate mentoring, guidance and encouragement of Oregon’s law enforcement professionals that Karlyn Campbell demonstrated throughout her career.

Akin received the Award in recognition of his decades of distinguished service as legal advisor to the Oregon Association Chiefs of Police and as an effective advocate for police agencies and their leadership teams.  Akin’s tireless commitment to the police profession and to police leaders combined with the experience and skill he brings to bear on a wide range of complicated legal challenges is notable.  Because of Akin, police executives are better leaders and police agencies are more professional due to  his mentorship and passion for policing.

Akin Blitz is a shareholder and attorney at Bullard Law. Working with people and public service are the core of Akin Blitz's practice, and he has fulfilled his passion by representing both private and public sector employers over the past 35 years. Akin is considered one of the region's top labor lawyers. He attributes his success to years of practice and experience, loyalty, dedication, a strong work ethic, and "24/7" availability.

Since 1977, Bullard Law has partnered with employers in Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, and other states. The firm provides services in traditional labor law, public sector labor and employment law, employment litigation and class actions, employee benefits, personnel policies and practices, and employment and non-competition agreements. Bullard Law helps clients be proactive, offering extensive training programs in all areas of labor, employment and benefits. Contact Coni Crone at 503-248-1134 or for further information.