Mr. Berg graduated from Florida State University in 1984 with a Bachelors Degree in Finance. After a successful career as a small businessman, he went on to earn his Law Degree (J.D.), with honors, from the Florida State University College of Law in 1991. While in law school, Mr. Berg was honored to have been awarded an internship with then Chief Justice Raymond Ehrlich of the Florida Supreme Court. He is a lifelong resident of St. Lucie County and is proud to have raised his family there. Mr. Berg is well connected throughout the Treasure Coast in professional and community organizations and routinely handles cases in Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee, and Brevard counties.
Mr. Berg also has achieved the rare distinction of being double Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in both Civil Trial Law and Business Trial Law (Board Certification is the highest level of recognition by the Florida Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys in a specialized area of law). He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell (the highest rating that one can achieve from other lawyers and judges through a prestigious peer review organization). Mr. Berg is honored to have been invited in and selected as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, (One the most prestigious groups of the top trial lawyers in the United States limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members) and SuperLawyers of Florida (The Super Lawyersdesignation is based upon the results of independent research performed by Law & Politics, including peer review and professional achievement. Only five percent of Florida lawyers are named Super Lawyers).
He is currently Chairman of the Business Litigation Certification Committee of the Florida Bar, a member of the Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar, the Litigation Section and Forum on the Construction Industry of the American Bar Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, St. Lucie County Bar Association and is the Past President of the Indian River County Bar Association. Mr. Berg served on the Statewide Judicial Nominating Committee for Judges of Compensation Claims from 1994-2000 and served as its Chairman in 1998. He also served on the Florida Bar Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee from 2000 to 2004.
Mr. Berg is admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts as well as in all of the United States Federal District Courts in Florida. His practice is concentrated on civil litigation with an emphasis on wrongful death and serious injury, as well as complex civil business and construction litigation cases. He has tried numerous jury and non-jury cases for his clients including wrongful death, brain injury, shareholders derivative actions and construction related disputes.
Mr. Berg is married with two sons. He is a private pilot and he and his wife are avid motorcyclists
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I endorse this lawyer's work. Mr. Berg and I have been co-counsel in a couple of cases and have been adversary counsel as well. I have found Mr. Berg to be diligent, professional and serious regarding the representation of his clients. I would be pleased to work with him again and if we were again on opposite sides I know his client would have very qualified counsel.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1991||06/17/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2010|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2009|
|Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2009|
|Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2008|
|Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2006|
|Board Certified - Civil Trial||Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education||2005|
|Board Certified - Business Litigation||Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education||2005|
|19th Circuit Pro Bono Award||The Florida Bar||2002|
|Judicial Intern to Chief Justice||Florida Supreme Court||1990|
|Partner||Vocelle & Berg, LLP||1992 - Present|
|associate||Butler & Long P.A.||1991 - 1992|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Business Litigation Certification Committee||Chair||2011 - Present|
|American Bar Association Foundation||Member||2008 - Present|
|Indian River County Bar Association||Past President||2007 - 2008|
|Florida Bar, Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee||Member||2002 - 2004|
|Judge of Compensation Claims Judicial Nominating Committee||Past Chair||1998 - 1999|
|Florida State University College of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|Florida State University||Finance||BS - Bachelor of Science||1984|