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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certificate of Appreciation||Massachusetts Bar Association||1987|
|Owner||Berliner Law Firm||1989 - Present|
|Head of Trial Practice Division||Kamberg, Berman||1985 - 1988|
|Associate Attorney||Silverman and Kudisch||1982 - 1984|
|Staff Attorney||Upper Peninsula Legal Services||1977 - 1982|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Bankruptcy Law Network||Founding Member||2007 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Advocates||Member||2006 - Present|
|National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees||Associate Member||2006 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Member||1996 - Present|
|American Bankruptcy Institute||Member||1982 - Present|
|Hampden County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Committee||Chair||2001 - 2002|
|In re Puffer (Puffer #2)||Bankruptcy court reversed; lawyer should have his fee.|
|In re Puffer (Puffer # 1)||Circuit level appeal successful; No outright prohibition of fee-only Chapter 13 filings where debtor does not have all Chapter 7 fees upfront before filing.|
|Giza v. Deutsche Bank, et al||Ch 13 debtor may have mortgage removed if insufficient notices given, lender's motion to Dismiss DENIED.|
|See all legal cases|
|Mortgage Law Network||ongoing blogs on foreclosure defense issues||2007|
|Bankruptcy Law Network||ongoing blogs on consumer bankruptcy issues||2007|
|Letters For Bankruptcy Lawyers: Essential Communications||contributor||2005|
|Clearinghouse Law Review||Supplementary Security Income, A Practical Overview||1980|
|Bankruptcy Boot Camp||Bankruptcy Litigation||Certificate||2012|
|Fair Debt Collection Practices Boot Camp||Suing Debt Collectors and Creditors||Completed||2012|
|University of Kansas School of Law||Law||Juris Doctor||1977|
|Cornell University||Social Psychology||A.B.||1972|
|Webinar||Attorney Fees in Chapter 7 & Chapter 13||2013|
|Members-Only Workshop||Attorney Fees in Chapter 7 & Chapter 13||2013|
|Members-Only Workshop||Due Diligence Information Searches||2013|
|Spring State Chapter Meeting||Trustee Meetings and Unsettled Issues of the New Law||2010|
|Fall State Chapter Meeting||Means Test Concerns||2010|
|Fall 2010 Meeting||Case Law Updates||2010|
|Annual Conference||Consumer Bankruptcy Law Office Management||2004|
|New Local Rules of the federal District Court||Subset: The First Ten Rules||1987|
|Organizational Conference||Overview of Supplemental Security Income||1980|
Posted by Buzz
My wife and I tried so many ways to avoid bankruptcy including a credit counseling service. No longer able to work (I've been disabled with pancreatic cancer for the past nearly 5 years) our financial dilemma had us in a tail spin. When we finally so Jed's ad in a local paper and called him we were on our way to a better life. During our first meeting he assured us we were doing the right thing and he and his assistant, Trina, treated us with respect, dignity and compassion. Unable to pay his fee in it's entirety we opted for a monthly plan. We began our journey with bankruptcy in March. Jed and his team began working for us right away and almost immediately those dreaded creditor phone calls stopped. Trina called us when she needed us to research info that she needed and was always there to promptly answer any questions we had. Our meeting with the court took place in early Sept. about a month after Jed filed on our behalf. He was with us at this meeting and we were absolved of our debts. We received our final papers in early November. Jed and his team were life savers to us. We feel like a great weight has been lifted from our shoulders. Their approach to us never waivered during the course of the journey. We were always treated with that same dignity, compassion and respect that we felt during that first meeting. When you are going through a stressful time like this it's comforting to know their are people who don't just treat you like a number. We would highly recommend Berliner Law to anyone who not only, unfortunately, needs to file bankruptcy but also peace of mind...........
Posted by M.J.
Both Jed and Meghan were great to work with. Knowledgeable and friendly, easy to work with and made the whole process move along quickly. If you did your part there was no delay. I would defenately recommend them to anyone who needed their services.
Thanks again for all your help!
Craig Andresen, Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Jed's knowledge of bankruptcy law is impressive -- and I have been privileged to have received his help in the past on bankruptcy matters for my own clients. I endorse Jed because he is friendly, hard working, smart, and personable. I would refer my friends or family to Jed.
Chip Parker, Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Jed is known nationally as one of the smartest consumer bankruptcy lawyers in the country. He has provided me, and many other lawyers, with his reasoned opinion and advice on complex consumer bankruptcy matters.