Stephen M. BlumbergOf Counsel
Alternative Dispute Resolution Department Chair
Steve has been an attorney for over 50 years with emphasis on business litigation, professional malpractice, real estate, and complex litigation. He has served as a Fresno County Superior Court Settlement Judge Pro Tem, consultant, and expert witness in legal malpractice cases throughout California. He was an adjunct professor of real estate law at San Joaquin College of Law. In over 50 years of experience as an attorney, he has developed an outstanding statewide reputation. As a top civil litigation attorney, emphasizing complex commercial and business litigation, real estate, construction, agriculture, and professional malpractice, he has earned the respect of clients and peers for his skill in resolving all types of disputes. In the past several years, he has taken that experience and successfully applied it to a growing practice as an arbitrator and mediator. He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
J.D., University of California at Los Angeles, 1958
B.A., Stanford University, 1952
Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution
Jurisdictions Admitted to PracticeCalifornia State Bar , 1958
Representative Recognitions & Awards
Recipient of the 2004 Bernie Witkin Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Fresno Bar Association and the Witkin Legal Institute.
Representative Publications and Presentations
Co-author, PREVENTING LEGAL MALPRACTICE; CALIFORNIA CASE STUDIES, 1989