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Blake E. Armstrong

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  • Admitted to the Texas State Bar, 1998
  • Shareholder Birdsong & Armstrong

            2005 - Present

  • Potter Minton - 1998 - 2005

Practice Description

Blake's practice consists of a wide variety of civil litigation matters, representing individuals and corporate clients on both the plaintiff's and defendant's side of the docket. Blake has successfully tried cases involving claims of personal injury, constitutional rights violations, medical malpractice, breach of contract, Deceptive Trade Practices, property damage, fraud, as well as oil and gas disputes in both state and federal court.

In addition to his litigation practice, Blake acts as general counsel for several municipalities. He is a member of the Texas City Attorney's Association and acts as the City Attorney for the following cities:  Athens, Whitehouse, Mineola, Gun Barrel City, Troup, Chandler, Winona, Elkhart, Eustace, Seven Points, Murchison, Star Harbor, Payne Springs, Log Cabin, Caney City, Poynor, Tool, Clarksville City and White Oak.

Education law is also a large part of Blake's practice. He serves as general counsel for Athens ISD and LaPoynor ISD. Blake also represents teachers and administrators in a wide range of matters.

Blake is a trained Mediator and assists Litigants in resolving a broad range of matters.

Blake has been selected and featured in Texas Monthly Magazine as one of the top attorneys in the State of Texas.

Areas of expertise include:

  • healthcare litigation claims
  • municipal law
  • school law
  • Section 1983 Civil Rights litigation
  • personal injury and commercial litigation
  • Texas Medical and Nursing Board defense
  • Federal False Claims/Qui Tam

Professional and Educational Background

  • J. D. University of Tulsa School of Law, 1998
  • B. A. in Political Science, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1995
    • Member of Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society
    • Southland Conference All Academic Team.

Affiliations and Activities

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern & Southern District of Texas
  • Tyler Catalyst 100 member
  • Member Texas City Attorney's Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member Green Acres Baptist Church
  • Camp Tyler Foundation Board of Directors
  • Tyler Red Raider Youth Football Board of Directors