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Neil Karadbil

Neil Karadbil
Adjunct Professor of Law
JD Program


  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law

Adjunct Professor Karadbil has been an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) for thirty years and has tried approximately 200 cases in Key West, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Fort Pierce. Professor Karadbil has held some form of supervisory position for over eleven years; worked on major narcotics, violent crimes, economic crimes and public corruption matters; written well over fifty appellate briefs and  handled multiple oral arguments in the Eleventh Circuit. In  2003, Professor Karadbil  attained the highest level of trial designation in the Department of Justice-Senior Litigation Counsel. Karadbil has been honored with two United States Department of Justice Attorney General Director’s awards (1994 and 2010) and the Vince Antle award as the outstanding AUSA in the Southern District of Florida in 1998.

Early in his career, Adjunct Professor Karadbil was with the Dade County State Attorney’s Office, handling a variety of state violations including juvenile offenses, organized crime cases, public corruption matters and homicides. Karadbil also supervised and trained other attorneys in separate Division Chief assignments within the office.

Adjunct Professor Karadbil is a member of the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Florida Bar and the Palm Beach County Bar Association. Adjunct Professor Karadbil has extensive teaching experience; training attorneys from the Department of Justice and other federal agencies at the National Advocacy Center in Columbia South Carolina; as an Adjunct Professor at the Lynn University Graduate School of Criminal Justice; as an Instructor for the Palm Beach County Chapter of Florida Legal Assistants Incorporated; conducting seminars and classes throughout the state of Florida in connection with leading a State-Federal Arson Control Project; and participating in classroom training of Metro-Dade Police Department recruits.

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