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Robert Maurice Bly, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1973, Indiana 1974, United States District Court (southern district) Indiana 1974, United States District Court (northern district) Indiana 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1981, Tennessee 1991, United States District Court (eastern district) Tennessee 1992.


Bly, Robert Maurice was born on October 31, 1944 in Connersville, Indiana, United States. Son of Karl H. and Faye Virginia (DeHoff) Bly.


Ball State University (Bachelor of Science). University of Tennessee at Knoxville (Juris Doctor).


Public school teacher public schools, Indiana, 1966-1971. Regional counsel's staff Chicago (Illinois) Title & Trust Company, 1973-1975. Deputy prosecutor Porter County Indiana, Valparaiso, 1975-1976.

Private practice law Valparaiso and Kokomo, Indiana, 1976-1991, Knoxville, Tennessee, since 1992. Adjunct instructor Indiana University, Kokomo, 1987-1991. Delegate House of Delegates, Indiana Bar Association, Indianapolis, 1988.

Founder Southeast Estate Planning Institute. Chairman board trustees Thomas Bly Foundation. Principal Regents Advisory Group, LLC.

Guest lecturer in field.


President Volunteers in Cmty. Svc., Kokomo, 1980-1985. Delegate Indiana State Republican Convention, Indianapolis, 1986.

Member National Republican Senatorial Committee, Washington, 1993-1996. Fellow Esperti Peterson Institute for Wealth Strategies, Offshore Institute, Mid South Estate Planning Forum (founding member, president since 1997). Member National Network Estate Planning Attorneys, Tennessee Bar Association (tax, probate and trusts section), Association CLUs and Chartered Financial Consultant, Knoxville.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting and restoring classic automobiles, traveling.


Married Ann Patrice Gleason, August 24, 1968. 1 child, Thomas Robert.