Ralph J. Blake is the founder of Blake Law Firm, and has been practicing law for nearly four decades.
He has worked in Plaintiff personal injury law firms since 1991 representing accident victims.
Jenny joined Blake Law Firm in January 2015 and brings extensive knowledge and experience to the firm.
Alice Coronado is a legal assistant and the Office Administrator with the Blake Law Firm. She has been working with Mr. Blake for over 40 years, and has experience in personal injury, wills and trusts, family law, probate, adoptions, and other practice areas. She is a fifth generation native Phoenician graduating from Arizona State University with a degree in business administration management in 1984.
Maria Mesta is an Arizona native who has worked in personal injury law firms for over 20 years. She has been with Blake Law Firm since 2008. Mrs. Mesta is the friendly voice you hear when you call Blake Law firm and she takes great pride in answering our new client calls, and providing superior customer service to our existing clients. She performs various legal secretarial duties and works directly with the attorneys during the negotiation stage of cases, and overseeing and helping to direct the marketing of our firm. She is a proud mom, who enjoys spending time with her family and she is very involved in her South Phoenix church.
Kelly Crabtree is an Arizona native and a legal assistant with Blake Law Firm. She graduated magna cum laude from Arizona State University in 1999 with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She taught grades 3-6 for 12 years. She completed the Paralegal Studies program at Phoenix College. In her free time Kelly enjoys reading, hiking, trips up north to visit family, and spending time with her son.
Paula Faulkner is a legal assistant who started at Blake Law Firm in August 2010. She began her legal assisting career at Solomon, Relihan & Blake in 1982. She is a native Phoenician, married to Alan and they share their lives with their dog, Cooper.
Kellie Pettit started working in the legal field in 1987, first at Solomon, Relihan & Blake for 12 years as a legal assistant for Mr. Blake and then at the Peoria City Attorney’s office for 5 years. She received her associates degree in Legal Office Administration at Phoenix College. She enjoys camping and spending time with her family at the lake. She is the mother of one young boy.
Denise Sweeney has been a legal assistant for Mr. Blake for approximately 20 years. Ms. Sweeney graduated from St. Luke’s School of Radiologic Technology, studying anatomy and physiology in 1975. She then graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in education, cum laude. Before entering the legal field, Ms. Sweeney was an x-ray technologist, substitute teacher, and working mother. Her unique background is an invaluable resource to the practice of personal injury law.
Lili has been with Blake Law Firm since March 2015. She is a legal secretary with the firm and brings over 12 years of experience working in the medical field. She is a certified chiropractic assistant, which gives her an understanding of all aspects of a medical office from processing health insurance claims to providing superior patient service. Her background allows her to provide our clients with excellent service. She is married with two active boys and in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching movies, and cooking.
Adriana joined our firm in 2015 as a clerical support clerk. She quickly proved capable of being able to handle a number tasks related to staff support. She now wears many hats in the firm. In addition to her clerical duties, Adrianna pinch hits the front desk, the accounting department, the litigation department and special projects for the attorneys and office manager. She is currently pursuing a college degree in accounting. Adriana loves to travel and enjoys spending time with her handsome husband!
Yvonne started as a clerical assistant, but was quickly promoted to a legal secretary position. She has become knowledgeable and experienced in the personal injury field, working as an assistant to two paralegals and an attorney. Yvonne’s responsibilities include setting up new files, ordering medical records and obtaining lost earnings statements. She works closely with her supervising attorney and paralegals regarding client files. In her spare time she enjoys attending concerts, swimming and spending time with her family. Yvonne is young, energetic and focused individual and we are happy to have her as part of the Blake Law Firm team.
Leticia is one of the firm’s secretaries, her first job in the legal arena. Before that she worked in the construction and medical fields. Besides working full time at Blake Law Firm, she is enrolled in the Public Affairs program at Arizona State University with a goal of graduating within the next two years. She may end up working for a non-profit organization, helping men rehabilitate so they can get back on their feet, return to their families and return to the workplace. Leti keeps her head down at work, continuing to expand her knowledge in the personal injury field and mentoring newer members of the staff. She enjoys reading, watching superhero and science fiction movies, singing in her church choir, traveling and most importantly spending time with her family.