Bellinson received his Doctor of Juris Prudence Degree from Tulane University School of Law where he served as president of his class and an editor of one of the school’s law journals. A student of international law, he also attended the Shanghai Institute of Law with a concentration on Chinese Trade Law.
Bellinson received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations and Psychology from the University of Arizona. His interest focused on the Eastern Block which brought him to study at the University of Salzburg in Austria.
He is a member of the Florida Bar, the Federal Bar of the United States, and the Bankruptcy Bar of South Florida. Bellinson was a board member of the Urban League of Miami and a director of the Liberty City Charter School.