Career Service Award - The Board of Directors of the Criminal Defense Bar Association of San Diego presented this award to Mr. Bloom in 2008 "...in recognition and appreciation of your distinguished career in defending those accused of committing crimes. Your commitment to the cause of civil liberty and criminal defense is an inspiration to us all."
Attorney of the Year - The San Diego County Defenders Association awarded Mr. Bloom the 1998 E. Stanley Conant Attorney of the Year Award for dedication to representation of the indigent accused. The Award also caused Mr. Bloom to be acknowledged by the California State Assembly.
Directors Award for Excellence - The San Diego County Criminal Defense Bar Association awarded Mr. Bloom its "Directors Award for Excellence" for his dedication and work on one of the county's most highly publicized cases involving an extensive and involved scandal in the San Diego District Attorney's Office.
President; Criminal Defense Bar Association - Mr. Bloom was elected President of the Criminal Defense Bar Association of San Diego (1998-99); Vice President (1987-88) and was one of the founding members of the organization. He has been on the Board of Directors first in 1983-84 and then from 1996 to the present.
Delegate, California State Bar Convention - 1986, 1986, 1987
Member, California State Bar Legal Services Trust Fund Committee - 1982
Co-Editor, Contempt Defense Manual - Published by California Attorneys for Criminal Justice - 1987, 1989, 1993, 1999
Professor of Law (Adjunct Faculty) -
University of San Diego School of Law
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
National University School of Law