The National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute
Blake Bee is program counsel of the newly established NAGTRI Center for Consumer Protection. The Center is the nation’s only entity solely dedicated to provide training, research, expertise, and other resources to the staff of attorneys general offices and other government attorneys and staff committed to protecting the public against consumer fraud and abuse.
Blake is a native of Jackson, Miss. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Mississippi in 2004 and a Juris Doctorate from Mississippi College School of Law in 2007. He began his practice at the law firm of Adams and Reese LLP in Jackson, Miss., in the Transactions and Corporate Advisory Services practice group. In January of 2009, he joined the Mississippi Attorney General's Office as a special assistant attorney general in the Consumer Protection Division. Most recently, Blake was executive counsel in the Mississippi Attorney General's Office. As executive counsel, Blake coordinated the attorney general’s public policy matters and oversaw the attorney general’s legislative program. He also reviewed and made recommendations to the attorney general on issues such as gaming, consumer protection, opioid abuse, social media, intellectual property and cyber-crime. He is admitted to practice before all Mississippi courts both state and federal.