Born in Overland Park, Kansas, Grant P. Bloomdahl moved to the Philadelphia Area when he was just eight years old. He graduated from Ursinus College in May of 2013 with a B.A. in History and was a member of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society. At Ursinus, he played club rugby.
In 2014, he joined the firm as a legal clerk, working mostly on personal injury cases. In May of 2015, he entered Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.
While at Temple Law, he focused his studies on trial advocacy and constitutional rights and was selected as a Fellow of the Rubin Public Interest Law Society for his public service and tremendous efforts at improving the community. Also while in Law School, he spent a summer as a judicial intern in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, worked with the Defender’s Association of Philadelphia and the Federal Defenders of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and spent a semester working with the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), an organization dedicated to defending the First and Fourth Amendment rights of university students across the country. He graduated from Temple Law School in May of 2018.
Outside of school, he has spent time working with various public interest organizations including the Center City Residents’ Association and the Atlantic Center for Capital Representation. In his spare time, he is an avid reader of nonfiction, politics, current events, the arts, and history. His favorite movie, engrained since childhood, is Twister. Finally, he has a pet cat, Marta.