Denise M. Blommel

DMB August 2014

Denise M. Blommel, PLLC
6945 E. Sahuaro, Suite 125
Scottsdale, AZ 85254


DENISE M. BLOMMEL is an attorney in Scottsdale, Arizona. She is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Arizona and Nevada. Her practice centers on the employer-employee relationship.

Denise is a former Field Attorney with the National Labor Relations Board and a former Assistant Chief Counsel of the Industrial Commission of Arizona. She represents employers and employees in employment and labor matters.

Denise is First Vice Chair of Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council. She is a frequent presenter for government, business, educational and community groups. She taught Human Resources Law for the Arizona State University Master of Legal Studies Program in 2014.

Denise belongs to the State Bar of Arizona, State Bar of Nevada, Scottsdale Bar Association, where she serves on the Board of Directors, the American Bar Association, and the Arizona Employment Lawyers Association, where she serves on the Board of Directors.

Denise was awarded the State Bar of Arizona’s Member of the Year for 1998-1999. Denise was also awarded the State Bar Employment & Labor Law Section Member of the Year in 2014. She is one of the authors of the Arizona Employment Law Handbook and a co-author of an article in the December 2013 Arizona Attorney about the Affordable Care Act and two articles in the April 1994 and April 1998 Arizona Attorney about Workers’ Compensation, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family Medical Leave Act. Denise served as Chair of the Employment & Labor Law and Co-Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Law Sections of the State Bar of Arizona.

Denise holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Economics, with Highest Distinction, Honors, Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi, from the University of Arizona. She serves on the Advisory Board to the Honors College at the University of Arizona. Her law degree is from Arizona State University.

Denise is a mediator with the U.S. Postal Service. She and her husband, Don Doerres, are regular presenters of “Soft Skills for a Hard World,” a seminar to improve workplace communication and resolve conflict.

The Girl Scouts awarded Denise the Thanks Badge in 2000 and the Thanks Badge II in 2005, their highest volunteer honors. Denise and Don live in Scottsdale and are Eucharistic Ministers at St. Patrick Catholic Community.