Eric Bluestein joined FREIDIN DOBRINSKY in January, 2008 as a law clerk while he finished his final year of law school, and was thrilled to be made an associate of the firm after passing the Florida Bar. He will concentrate his practice in personal injury, auto accidents, medical malpractice, consumer fraud, premises liability, wrongful death litigation, insurance bad faith and commercial litigation.
Eric received his law degree in 2008 from the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, where he graduated cum laude. While attending the University of Miami, Eric received the CALI Excellence For The Future Award for having the highest grade in his Fourth Amendment Seminar class, and also the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics Award for finishing at the top of his Law & Medicine class. He received his undergraduate degree from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where he majored in English and minored in Business. During his senior year at Muhlenberg, Eric was named to the Who's Who Among Students In American Universities & Colleges and received The George H. Hambrecht Law School Award, recognizing him as a student who had achieved outstanding grades in pre-law courses.
Prior to joining Freidin Dobrinsky, Eric clerked at the civil appeals law firm of Ross & Girten in Miami while still in law school. There, he summarized trial transcripts, researched case law for motions and for appellate briefs, and drafted portions of motions and appellate briefs. In 2006, Eric worked as a law clerk for the criminal defense law firm Weiner & Ratzan, P.A. in Miami where he drafted motions, interviewed clients, interviewed witnesses, assisted in the direction of investigations, researched case law for motions and for speeches, summarized depositions and organized and summarized discovery.