Michael J. Berger
Firm: Law Offices of Michael Jay Berger
Address: 9454 Wilshire Boulevard, Sixth Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Membership: Beverly Hills Bar Association (Member, Bankruptcy Section; Former Arbitrator); State Bar of California; Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum; California Bankruptcy Forum; Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys' Association; American Bankruptcy
University: Duke University, B.A., English, with honors, 1978, Hastings College of Law, University of California, J.D., with honors, 1981
Admitted: 1981, California
Biography: With over 32 years of bankruptcy law experience, Michael Jay Berger, Attorney at Law, represents clients in bankruptcy proceedings throughout Southern California. Mr. Berger is a certified bankruptcy law specialist, as determined by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. As of May, 2012 only 124 attorneys in the State of California were designated as certified specialists in the area of bankruptcy law. Mr. Berger has attained the highest possible rating of "AV," indicating preeminent legal ability and highest ethical standards in the practice of law from Martindale Hubbell, the national directory of attorneys. Mr. Berger represents both debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy cases. Please view the Firm Overview page of this website for a more detailed description of Mr. Berger's practice areas.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.