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Todd Bloom is a candidate for Justice, Position #02, Washington State Supreme Court.

He will appear on the ballot in the primary on August 6, 2024.

Todd Bloom is a Washington attorney with a history of professional and community involvement, who was encouraged to consider running for Supreme Court Justice.

After consultation with his family, colleagues, friends and associates, and after prayerful consideration, he decided to enter the race and offer himself to the voters of Washington to fill the open seat, Justice, Position #02.

About the Candidate

Todd Bloom is an attorney with over two decades of experience in providing professional services to private and publicly-held companies, high net worth families, executives, and private business owners. Bloom’s prior experience includes over a decade as a tax attorney and senior manager in Big Four accounting, as well as experience as in-house counsel with an investment management firm.

After having been recalled to the US Navy after 9/11 and having served on active duty for over a decade, Bloom retired as a Lieutenant Commander in 2018. Over the course of his two decades of military service he deployed in support of military and counter-terrorism operations and exercises in the Persian Gulf, the Pacific, Southeast Asia, and South America during shipboard and expeditionary tours.

Bloom earned his B.A. from Simpson College. He received M.B.A. and J.D. degrees from Tulane University, an M.A. from the United States Naval War College, and an LL.M. from the University of Washington School of Law.

Bloom was awarded an A.B. Freeman Fellowship from Tulane University to support his studies in the MBA program. He was inducted into the Simpson College chapter of Sigma Epsilon scholastic honor society.

In addition to being an attorney, admitted to practice before the Washington and Louisiana state bars, Bloom is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA(R)), and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP(R)).

Bloom received a Diploma from the College of Naval Command and Staff upon completion of Joint Professional Military Education, a certificate for completion of the Advanced Course in Logistics and Technology at the Institute for Defense and Business, University of North Carolina, and was a Fellow in the Asia Pacific Center for Strategic Studies, cohort 14-1.

Originally from the Midwest, Cmdr. and Mrs. Bloom and their two sons came to the Pacific Northwest by way of New Orleans, Louisiana, where Bloom was first admitted to the bar.

Professional/Community Involvement

Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) Board of Governors – elected Governor, District 6; Committees – Executive Committee, Legislative Affairs Committee, Judicial Recommendations Committee, Awards Committee, Nominations Committee, Client Protection Fund, Superior Court Judges Association Liaison, Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association Liaison, Lawyers Assisting Military Personnel (LAMP) Liaison, Real Property, Probate & Trusts Section Liaison, Veterans Bar Liaison (On leave)

FINRA Dispute Resolution Services – Neutral Arbitrator Panelist 1999 – 2021

St. Patrick’s Church – Parish Finance Council 2018 – 2021

CFA Institute – CFA Level III examination program volunteer 2013 – 2019

Holy Name of Jesus Church – Eucharistic Minister 1993 – 2002, Parish Finance Council 1998 – 2002

Adjunct Faculty – University of Washington, Tulane University, University of New Orleans

CFA Society of Louisiana (fka Financial Analyst Society of New Orleans) – Director, Vice President, Membership Committee 1998 – 2002

Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) – Client Protection Fund 1992 – 1994

Military Awards and Achievements

Surface Warfare Supply Corps Officer

Navy Expeditionary Warfare Supply Corps Officer

Command Duty Officer

Helicopter Control Officer

Anti-terrorism Tactical Watch Officer

Damage Control Training Team Member

Joint Professional Military Education I

Navy Price-Fighter Award

Department Head Leadership Course

“Bloom will bring his broad experience and extensive knowledge, as well as his Honor, Courage and Commitment to the Washington Supreme Court.”

Todd A. Bloom is a retired officer of the United States Navy Reserve. Use of his military rank, job titles, and photographs in uniform does not imply endorsement by the Department of the Navy or the Department of Defense.

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