Ginny Blake

Ginny Blake

Public Interest Coordinator

College of Law

B.A., Marshall University; J.D. University of West Virginia

(615) 460-8250


As Public Interest Coordinator, Ginny’s primary mission is to champion and facilitate public interest and pro bono initiatives, as well as nurture the law school's vital partnerships with public interest organizations. Specifically, Ginny plans, coordinates, and executes Belmont Law’s pro bono clinics. She also provides guidance to students striving to complete Belmont Law’s pro bono pledge.

Originally from West Virginia, Ginny graduated with a B.A. in public relations from Marshall University and completed her J.D. at West Virginia University College of Law. Over the course of her legal education, Ginny interned with the Federal Public Defender for the Southern District of Ohio in their Capital Habeas Unit, worked as a Student Attorney for the West Virginia Innocence Project, and was a member of Public Interest Advocates. Ginny was vice-president of the Maryln E. Lugar Trial Association and was inducted into the Order of the Barristers upon graduation. She is licensed to practice law in the state of Tennessee.

Prior to joining Belmont Law, Ginny served as Head Speechwriter and Deputy Communications Director for Mayor John Cooper.