Blake Whitsell, Law Clerk

Office: 678.424.1380


  • 2L, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, J.D. Candidate, May 2024
  • B.S. Political Science, Colorado State University (2021)
  • B.S. History, Colorado State University (2021)
  • South Dakota State University (2015-2017)

Blake Whitsell is a 2L at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. He is a native of Dallas, TX, however he grew up in Denver, CO. Prior to joining ELS, Blake with the U.S. Senate, Accenture, U.S. EEOC, Healthcare Law Offices of Jonathan S. Gunn, and the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation.

Blake has a passion for helping others. He started his own personal training business, Whitsell Fitness, while studying at Colorado State University. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, sports, video games and playing with his dogs. He also likes to try out new breweries around town.

Select Memberships:

  • Student Athlete Leadership Council Member (SDSU)
  • CSU in DC Program participant (CSU)
  • Student Ambassador (AJMLS)
  • Public Interest Law Society Member (AJMLS)

Select Accolades:

  • Three-Time “Pro Bono Award” Winner 2021, 2022, 2022 (AJMLS)
  • Two-Time “CALI Award” Winner, 2021, 2022 (AJMLS) (CALI Award is for the Highest Grade in an Individual Course)

Select Positions Held:

  • Owner of Whitsell Fitness (2017-2018)
  • Legislative Intern for the United States Senate, Office of Cory Gardner (CSU – 2019)
  • Business Development Representative for Accenture (2020-2021)
  • Volunteer at the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (AJMLS – 2021)
  • Judicial Clerk at the United States EEOC, Atlanta Hearings Unit (AJMLS – 2022)
  • Law Clerk at the Healthcare Law Office of Jonathan S. Gunn (AJMLS – 2022)
  • Legal Extern at the Employment Law Solution (AJMLS – 2022)