Craig Blinderman is an attorney at law and a partner at Phillips Law, P.A. in Hollywood, Florida. He has practiced law in Florida continuously for more than 31 years in state, federal and administrative courts. Professor Blinderman's legal career is rather diverse, having previously served as an Assistant State Attorney (prosecutor) in Broward County, Florida, Legal Counsel to the Broward Sheriff's Office (BSO), counsel for insurance carriers, medical providers, individuals and workers as well as a variety of businesses and entities. Presently, Professor Blinderman's practice primarily consists of commercial litigation, but he still represents clients in criminal matters, and occasionally practices in appellate courts. He has tried numerous jury trials to verdict in both criminal and civil cases and litigated many arbitrations too.
Professor Blinderman has served as an adjunct professor at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice since 2020. His primary areas of instruction include criminal law, constitutional law, social justice administration of law enforcement organizations and the courts, and the media's influence on the criminal justice system.
Professor Blinderman holds an undergraduate B.S. in Advertising (Florida History minor) from University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida; a Juris Doctor from the Western Michigan University, The Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan.