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Community Involvement

Born and raised in Lakeland, Florida, Blair has been a volunteer in the community throughout her life. Below are some of the organizations she currently volunteers with and accolades she has received. 

Associations

  • The Lakeland Rotary Club (Board of Directors 2022-2024)

  • First United Methodist Church of Lakeland (Finance Committee, Permanent Endowment Committee, and Children's Council) (Previously served on Preschool Council and Staff Parish Relations Committee)

  • Hospice Women of Giving

  • Lakeland Women's Republican Club

  • Lakeland Republican Club

  • Junior League of Greater Lakeland (Sustaining Member)

  • Lakeland NAACP

  • Polk Association for Women Lawyers

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Blair has volunteered for and/or financially supported the following:

  • KidsPack

  • Camp Fire

  • Peace River Center

  • Academy Prep Center of Lakeland

  • Good Shepherd Hospice

  • Moffitt Cancer Center

  • VISTE

  • SPCA Florida

Awards

  • Polk Association for Women Lawyers Outstanding Achievement Award (2024)

  • Polk Association for Women Lawyers Outstanding Government Lawyer Award (2023)

  • Paul Harris Fellow Recognition Award, Lakeland Rotary (2022)

  • Public Defender Pirate Award for the Tenth Circuit (2015)

  • Public Defender Hardball Award for the Tenth Circuit (2012)

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