Ed Blau began his legal career in the Oklahoma County Public Defenderâ€™s Office, where he saw first-hand the devastating effects of drug addiction and mental illness in his clients. After the public defenderâ€™s office, Mr. Blau moved to the Oklahoma County District Attorneyâ€™s office, where he prosecuted every type of felony charge, including First Degree Murder. In addition, Ed Blau served as the chief prosecutor of Oklahoma Countyâ€™s Drug Court and Mental Health Court, working with Oklahomans in their struggle to overcome those issues which invariably led to their involvement in the criminal justice system.
Education B.A. in Political Science, Minor in Business from The University of Oklahoma, 2001 J.D. in Law from The University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2005
Publications Mental Health Courts, Published 78 OBJ 2823 (November 3, 2007)
Professional Memberships and Accolades Oklahoma Super Lawyers Rising Star National Top 100 Trial Lawyer Member of the Bar of the State of Oklahoma, all three Federal District Courts of Oklahoma, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Life Member Member of the National College for DUI Defense Oklahoma Bar Association Oklahoma County Bar Association Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Oklahoma County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Federal Bar Association
Community Involvement Barrister in the William J Holloway Jr. American Inn of Court Lawyers Helping Lawyers Oklahoma Heritage Association 2nd Century Board Member Lyric Theatre Understudies Allied Arts Catalyst Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oklahoma Board Member