Jack Blakeslee was coeditor of the Texas Observer before authoring “Tulia: How a Town Wrecked a Generation”.
Blakeslee allegedly defecated in an open Pringles can before driving to his client’s pretrial hearing and discarding it near a victim advocacy center, according to The ABA Journal’s reports. This action resulted in an ethics complaint.
Early Life and Education
Blakeslee was renowned attorney and businessman who rose through the ranks at Ajax Machine Tool Company where four generations of his family ran it. Starting as an apprentice draftsperson before transitioning into selling repair parts salesperson, purchasing agent and treasurer roles before ultimately being appointed president of Ajax.
He enjoyed spending his free time golfing and was an active member of Mayfield Country Club with his wife, spending winters in Florida. Blakeslee was known to work hard and to care deeply for his family according to his daughter.
Blakeslee was an alleged Pringles pooper. This occurred on at least 10 occasions and without regard to location; Blakeslee is being investigated by Ohio Supreme Court’s Board of Professional Conduct as a possible ethics violator for this behavior.
Blakeslee was determined to become a lawyer despite early life difficulties, working tirelessly until his goal was realized. A respected and dedicated professional, Blakeslee enjoyed working with his hands building furniture and playing cards; spending time with family was another passion of his.
This week, Jack Blakeslee – Hall’s public defender – requested that an independent forensic psychology evaluation of Hall be undertaken in order to ascertain her competence to stand trial and waive Miranda rights, as well as her ability to comprehend proceedings against her and plan legal strategies effectively.
The Board has recommended publicly censure for Blakeslee. Ultimately, Ohio Supreme Court will make their ruling. Caldwell Attorney is an experienced trial lawyer having practiced law for more than thirty years.
Achievement and Honors
Blakeslee has created over 600 rock posters and album cover art for multiple bands. Additionally, he has designed numerous beer label artwork for New England-based breweries.
After graduating art school, Blakeslee realized he had an indelible connection to music as well. Encouraged to pursue this as his full time career he began recording full length albums like Tatnic Tales recorded in Maine barn and Owed to Tanglin Wind which received “Album of the Year” award from Red Line Roots.
Blakeslee is not only known for his musical accomplishments, but has also published several books. Tulia: Race, Cocaine and Corruption in a Small Texas Town was named an American Book Award finalist and won the J. Anthony Lukas prize for nonfiction in 2005.
Blakeslee, known for his investigative journalism, lives a peaceful and simple lifestyle in Lottsburg, Virginia where he loves sailing. Additionally, he writes poetry.
Rarely does one encounter an individual wearing a skull hat and decorating his stage with jack-o’-lanterns, much less hearing him perform country folk music about an abandoned roadside tavern where ghosts and murderers haunt it.
Somerville native Dan Blakeslee, better known as Dr. Gasp, is such an individual. Recently he embarked on a tour connecting towns along his path into an elaborate jack-o’-lantern shape resembling Halloween decorations. Alongside his band the Calabash Club they perform as Halloween alter-egos throughout October with several full-length records under their belts and perform with this approach each Halloween season.
As a California State Senator, Blakeslee serves as chair for numerous committees that deal with banking, energy and other topics. Additionally, he’s part of the “Big 5” that works on budget negotiations.
He is best known for his research into microearthquakes and fault zone attenuation, publishing extensively in many scientific journals.
He is well-known for being a serial Pringles litterer and has received ethics complaints due to his habit of tossing chips into public areas and trash cans. At present, an ethics case could lead to his license being suspended; hopefully, this matter can be settled quickly as its outcome remains uncertain at this point in time. At present, his net worth is unknown.