Martin Blinder, MD

San Anselmo, California

General Specialty

Forensic Psychiatry

Specialty Focus

Child Custody
Closed Head ‘Minor’ Brain Injury
Criminal Responsibility
Dog Bites
Drug Toxicity
Emotional Distress
Eyewitness Fallibility
Head Injury
Mental Competence
Personal Injury
Psychiatric Malpractice
Psychic Trauma
Sex Offender
Sexual Harassment
Testamentary Capacity
Undue Influence
Wrongful Termination

Primary Areas of Expertise

Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry

Having practiced Forensic Psychiatry and served as Expert Witness for Plaintiffs, Defense and as a court-appointed independent counsel since 1962, Dr. Blinder is noteworthy for the breadth and scope of his experience and ability to report in simple language his findings, diagnoses and professional opinion.

Serving as an expert witness to both Plaintiff and Defendant and as a court-appointed psychiatric examiner, Dr. Blinder has a long history of serving the court with his professional and insightful expert testimony and forensic psychiatric experience and opinions.

Dr. Blinder is the author of the textbook, Psychiatry in the Everyday Practice of Law (Thomson/West) currently in its’ 4th edition and in use in numerous University Law Depts. and Law Schools throughout the US.


Hawaii Office: 808-237-1044

California Office: 415-454-0928



BA, Cornell University
MD, Chicago Medical School; Psychiatric Residency, U.C. SF
St. Thomas Hospital, London, UK
Forensic Fellowship, U.C.SF

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