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Vera Bergermann

Practice areas:

Family, Child Custody, Divorce & Separation

About Me

At Bergermann Law Firm, we strive to relieve the stress in family distress.  We also believe that clients want to play an active role in the decisions that affect the rest of their lives.  To assist our family law clients with collateral matters of domestic violence,  home foreclosure, or short sales, we provide service and guidance in these areas.

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Languages Spoken: German

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Family: 34%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 33%
  3. Child Custody: 33%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

38 total 

  • Ginine Marie Hanco

    Vera is professional and knowledgeable in all areas of family law. She is a strong advocate for her clients without wasting time and money.

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    Ginine Hanco Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Harold S. Eskin

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Harold Eskin General Practice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Bergermann Law Firm

2180 West First Street
Suite 100
Fort Myers, FL, 33901

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199405/07/2015
ILVoluntarily Inactive198005/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of AppreciationGulf Coast Police Benevolent Association2010
Appreciation AwardVoices for Kids2008
Certificate of AppreciationLeadership Lee County2006
AppreciationQuality and Best Practices Committee2002
Pro Bono RecognitionFlorida Rural Legal Services1998

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Parenting coordinatorBergermann Law Firm2009 - Present
Hearing Officer for FL DOR Child Support CasesTwentieth Judicial Circuit1997 - 2005
FL Supreme Court Certified Family Law MediatorBergermann Law Firm1996 - Present
Managing attorneyPrivate practice1994 - Present
N/AGeneral Electric Co.1993 - 1993
N/ATax Practice1990 - 1992
N/AUNISYS1988 - 1988
N/AAccounting Firms1986 - 1987
N/ALaw Firms1982 - 1984
N/ANorthern Telecom1981 - 1982
N/AITT1979 - 1981

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
PACE Center for GirlsBelieving in Girls Patron2012 - Present
American Heart AssociationLegacy Circle of Red Member2012 - Present
Lee County Bar AssociationPro Bono Committee2012 - Present
Junior League of Fort MyersCurrent Chair of Kids in the Kitchen Committee2011 - Present
HOPE ClubhouseFundraising Committee Member2011 - 2011
Florida Bar, Family Law Rules CommitteeMember2010 - 2012
Florida Bar Grievance Mediation CommiteeFormer Vice-Chair and Member2002 - 2004
Florida BarGrievance Mediator2002 - 2004
Southwest Florida Collaborative LawyersMember2001 - Present
Lee County Association for Women LawyersPast President1998 - 2000
Association of Family Law ProfessionalsPast Vice President, current member1997 - Present
Florida Bar Grievance Commitee for 20th Judicial CircuitFormer MemberN/A
Twentieth Judicial Circuit Professionalism CommitteeFormer MemberN/A
Lee County Bar Association; Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Florida Bar Family Law SectionMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Draulans v. DraulansRemanded to the trial court

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Res Gestae (Lee County Bar Association)Pro Bono Superhero2012
Advanced Family Law Seminar HandbookAdministrative Child Support2010
Help ing YourClient Survive A Child Custody Evaluation HandbookResponding to the Evaluation Report - Part III2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida Supreme CourtCertifiedFamily Law Mediator1996
Widener UniversityTaxationMA - Masters1988
Loyola University Chicago School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of Michigan, Literature, Science & Arts Honors CollegePsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts with High Honors and Distinction1976

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Lee County High School Mock Trial CompetitionMock Trial/Oral Advocacy2014
Constitution WeekThe Constitution2011
National Business InstituteAdvanced Family Law2010
Family Law Judicial ForumWhat Family Law Judges Want Lawyers To Know2010
Brown Bag LuncheonParenting Coordination2010
National Business Institute (NBI)"How to Help Your Client Survive a Custody Evaluation"2007