Blake Walter Reed

Blake Walter Reed


Practice Areas:

  • Family Law 65%
  • Criminal Defense 35%


Blake Walter Reed is a partner at Abel & Reed, LLC and a sought-after family and criminal law attorney in Vigo County and Wabash Valley. In the family law realm, he represents clients in all matters, such as divorce, child custody, relocation, parenting time issues and support, as well as paternity, adoption and guardianship issues. He is also a criminal defense attorney and has served as a public defender in both Vigo and Sullivan Counties. Blake is also an instructor of business administration and business law at Indiana State University.

Blake graduated with his juris doctor, magna cum laude, from Valparaiso University School of Law. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration, magna cum laude, from Indiana State University. Blake is certified family law mediator with the Indiana Bar Association. He is also a certified legal parenting coordinator. When he is not practicing law, Blake enjoys triathlons, has completed several triathlons and marathons, and is active with the Wabash Valley Road Runners Club. He is married with two children and two huskies.


  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana
    • J.D.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
    • B.S.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Business Administration

Professional Associations

  • Terre Haute Bar Association

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family Law Mediator, Indiana Bar, 2017
  • Parenting Coordinator, Indiana