Bader Stillman, PL is an aggressive and caring personal injury law firm. We have over 50 years of combined legal experience. Our staff of attorneys and legal professionals handle cases throughout Florida on behalf of injured victims and their families. We have extensive experience and resources, including many of-counsel attorneys.

Suffering an injury due to negligence is painful, unfair and costly. While financial compensation may not undo the harm that you suffer, it can ease the burden and balance the scales of justice.

Our law firm is here to help you recover the compensation you deserve due to an auto accident, slip and fall, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, dog bite, defective product or wrongful death.


Eliot M. Bader has been practicing personal injury law since 1987.

Born in New York City, his family relocated to Florida in 1978. Mr. Bader graduated from the University of South Florida in 1983, where he was chosen “Who’s Who” in American Colleges and Universities and was on the executive board of directors of Tao Epsilon Phi and student government.

Mr. Bader graduated from Nova Southeastern University Law Center in 1987 and he became a member of The Florida Bar in the same year.

Mr. Bader has dedicated his entire professional carrier to helping victims of personal injury. Mr. Bader founded our law firm in 1989. Successful results for our clients and strong leadership have helped the firm grow to include two fully staffed offices and two lawyers handling cases throughout Florida. He has handled many cases against Publix, Home Depot, Walmart, Walgreens, and many other major corporations throughout Florida.

Mr. Bader is a member of the Northwest Broward Road Runners Club where he has served as Board Member. He is a member of the Margate Chamber of Commerce as well as a founder of the congregation of Chabad of West Boca Raton and of Parkland Florida. Mr. Bader is a Founder of the Parkland Networking Group.

Mr. Bader was elected by the readers of Forum magazine as the Best Attorney in Margate twice.

Mr. Bader lives in Parkland, Florida and is the father of two children. In his leisure time, Mr. Bader is an avid marathon runner and represents those injured in cycling accidents on a regular basis.


Philip A. Stillman has been practicing personal injury law since 1990.

Born in New York City, Mr. Stillman went to Stuyvesant High School as well as State University of NY at Binghamton. Mr. Stillman relocated to Florida to attend law school, graduating from Nova Southeastern University Law Center in 1989.

Mr. Stillman’s first job as an attorney was working for State Farm Insurance Company. Working for the insurance company gave Mr. Stillman invaluable insight into the strategies and tactics of the insurance industry.

In 1993, Mr. Stillman joined forces with Eliot M. Bader forming Bader & Stillman,PL Personal Injury Attorneys. Mr. Stillman and Mr. Bader represent only plaintiffs, helping victims get the compensation they deserve.

In the past sixteen years, Mr. Stillman has handled well over one thousand cases throughout Florida. In 2007, Mr. Stillman was invited to join the Million Dollar Advocates Forum ; a prestigious group for attorneys who have obtained Million Dollar Results for their clients.

In addition to automobile accidents, Mr. Stillman frequently represents victims of slip and falls that happen In Publix, Winn Dixie, Walmart, Target, CVS, Walgreens, Sears, JC Penny, Macy’s & Sawgrass Mills Mall among others. For a Slip and Fall, give Phil a Call.

Mr. Stillman lives in Jupiter with his wife Margaret, a lawyer, and his two daughters. He enjoys spending time with his family, the beach, attending sporting events, especially horse racing.