Mr. Berger received Juris Doctor Degree, with Honors, from the University of California, Hastings in 1981 and joined the California Bar later that year. He also graduated with Honors with a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University in 1978. Mr. Berger is also a Mensa, certified genius, with the intellectual ability to craft creative solutions to even the most difficult legal problems.
Mr. Berger began practicing bankruptcy law with Rifkind & Sterling in 1981. He then established his own firm in 1983. Mr. Berger has served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Beverly Hills Municipal Court and as an Arbitrator for the Beverly Hills Bar Association. He also served as an Editor of the Beverly Hills Bar Association Journal. He maintains active membership in the Beverly Hills Bar Association Bankruptcy Section, the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, the California Bankruptcy Forum, the Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys' Association, and the American Bankruptcy Institute.
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Phi Alpha Delta; Order of the Coif. Member: Thurston Honor Society; National Honor Society; Hasting College of Law, University of California Law Review. Captain, Duke Debate Team. Chairman, North Carolina Public Interest Research Group. Former Judge Pro Tem, Beverly Hills Municipal Court. Editor, Beverly Hills Bar Association Journal. Attorney and Managing Partner, Berger & Stolar, Inc., 1983-1996. Attorney, Rifkind, Sterling & Levin, 1981-1983. I am a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law*. I have achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell with 30 years of experience in solving bankruptcy problems.
(Certified Specialist, Bankruptcy Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization)