Blake Donithan Smiling

Blake D. Donithan is a native of Pikeville, KY. She represents people who have been injured as a result of medical negligence, nursing home neglect and abuse, product liability, car wrecks, and slip and falls.

Blake graduated from the University of Kentucky in December 2017 with a degree in International Studies. She attended the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law where she was the Articles Solicitation Editor for the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Law. During her time in law school, Blake joined Grossman Green as a law clerk. She officially joined Grossman Green as an Associate Attorney after passing the Kentucky Bar Exam in 2021.

Blake is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, Louisville Bar Association, Women Lawyers Association of Jefferson County, and the Kentucky Justice Association. She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 2021

Education

  • University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law, Lexington, KYJ.D. 2021
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY B.A. International Studies: Comparative Politics & Societies in Russia and Eurasia
    • Semester at Irkutsk State University, Irkutsk, Russia

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member
  • Louisville Bar Association, Member
  • Women Lawyers Association, Board of Directors
  • Kentucky Justice Association, Member

Published Works

  • The Pearl of Siberia: The Emerging Threat to Lake Baikal, 13 Ky. J. Equine, Agric. & Nat. Res. L. 2 (2021).