Attorney At Law
Carey Blaxberg was born in Miami, Florida in 1979 and lived there his entire life until he went to the University of Florida in 1997. Mr. Blaxberg graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Florida, with honors in 2001. He thereafter attended Stetson University College of Law where he graduated in 2004 with both a Juris Doctorate and a Masters in Business Administration. During his tenure at Stetson University of Law, Mr. Blaxberg acted as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Justice Fred Lewis at the Florida Supreme Court.
After graduating and being admitted to the Florida Bar in 2004, Mr. Blaxberg practiced in Tampa as an associate in a large Tampa firm until 2006 when he departed to fulfill the goal of establishing a boutique law firm specializing in a general civil practice. As one of the founding members of the firm which he formed in 2006, Mr. Blaxberg has represented financial institutions, corporate clients, injured parties and high net worth individuals, concentrating his practice in the areas of Personal Injury, Commercial Law; Banking; Real Estate and Transactions; Landlord and Tenant Law; Condominium Law; Commercial Litigation; and Real Estate Litigation. Mr. Blaxberg is a member of the Florida Bar (2004); the U.S. District Supreme, Middle District of Florida; and the American Bar Associations. Additionally, Mr. Blaxberg is a Supreme Court appointed Florida Circuit Civil Mediator and acts as one of the top Sixth Circuit Foreclosure Mediators for the managed foreclosure mediation program.
Attorney At Law
Erin was born and raised in Apopka, Florida. She attended the George Washington University and Florida State University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Religion in 2008. She went on to attend Stetson University College of Law later that same year. During her time at Stetson, Erin was selected for Stetson’s national competition Trial Team, consistently ranked #1 in Trial Advocacy by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, she was elected to serve as the Student Bar Association’s Vice President and Co-Chair of the Student Leadership Development Committee. She graduated in 2011 with a Concentration in Advocacy and was awarded the prestigious Stallworth Trial Team Award for her outstanding achievement, talent and contribution to Stetson’s nationally renowned Trial Team.
Erin was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2011 and began her legal career as an associate for a large insurance defense firm in Tampa, Florida. She has utilized her knowledge and experience to practice in the areas of personal injury and criminal defense. Mrs. Hayden has trial experience in a variety of cases, including punishable by life felonies. Mrs. Hayden is an alumnus of the prestigious Trial Lawyers College, founded by one of America’s most famous and successful trial lawyers, Gerry Spence. She is a member of the St. Petersburg Bar Association, the American Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Pinellas County Trial Lawyers Association and is admitted to the United States District Court of the Middle District of Florida. In 2018, Erin was elected Vice President of the Pinellas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and also served on the Board of Directors for the Junior League of St. Petersburg.
William “Chip” Tieder
Chip Tieder is a litigation attorney and Of Counsel with Blaxberg & Associates, P.A. Mr. Tieder's practice is focused on commercial litigation, personal injury, real estate litigation, and estate and probate matters. Mr. Tieder began his career working for an insurance defense firm. Through this experience he learned how adjusters evaluate cases and personal injury matters along with the tools and tactics they use to defend claims. Using his experience and skills he developed Mr. Tieder now represents individuals in personal injury cases and others in general litigation matters.
Mr. Tieder received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy with a minor in Business Administration from the University of West Florida and his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law. Passionate about the practice of law and his community, Mr. Tieder has dedicated his time to such organizations as Big Brothers Big Sisters, Delta Tau Delta, One Student, and The University of Tampa. Mr. Tieder serves on the board of directors for the Mattie Williams Neighborhood Family Center in Safety Harbor. Mr. Tieder serves as a Den Leader and Assistant Cub Master for his sons’ local Cub Scouts Pack.
Mr. Tieder is admitted to practice law before all state courts in Florida, as well as the United States District Courts for the Middle District and the Southern District of Florida. He also is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the Clearwater Bar Association and the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce.