Associate Attorney, Chris Blackburn works in the Fort Wayne office for Blackburn & Green. He originally obtained his BA from Huntington University in 2005 in Economics and served as an investment advisor for PNC Bank prior to attending law school.
In 2011, he graduated with honors from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and was ranked in the top 22% of his class. He passed the bar in February 2011 in Indiana and began his law career that May. He is currently a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association, the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association. Chris is admitted to practice law before the U.S. Northern and Southern district federal courts and all state courts in Indiana.
In 2012, he received a distinction as one of the top 40 young trial attorneys in Indiana when he was named to the National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40. This professional organization is made up of the top young trial lawyers in America and is extended by invitation only.
Those individuals who exemplify outstanding trial results, qualifications and leadership as an attorney under age 40 are added to this exclusive group and a multi faced process is used to identify selection of the Top 40 Under 40. Third party research is used in conjunction with peer nominations.