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About me

I strive to provide excellent  legal service for a reasonable fee. And every client is important to me.


Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 25%
    34 years
  2. Business: 25%
    34 years
  3. Litigation: 25%
    34 years
  4. Construction: 15%
    34 years
  5. Real Estate: 10%
    34 years



Hourly ($250/hour), contingent (25-33%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Michael J. Bergmann, LLC

6020 Cheviot Rad
Cincinnati, OH, 45247-6119


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Five-Star Wealth AdvisorCincinnati Magazine2014
AV Preeminent Peer RatingMartindale-Hubbell Law Directory2014
AV Preeminent Peer RatingMartindale-Hubbell Law Directory2013
Five-Star Wealth AdvisorCincinnati Magazine2013
AV Preeminent Peer RatingMartindale-Hubbell Law Directory2012
Five-Star Wealth AdvisorCincinnati Magazine2012
AV Preeminent Peer RatingMartindale-Hubbell Law Directory2011
Five-Star Wealth AdvisorCincinnati Magazine2011
Five-Star Wealth AdvisorCincinnati Magazine2010
Five-Star Wealth AdvisorCincinnati Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/MemberMichael J. Bergmann, LLC1999 - Present
AttorneyPartnerBenjamin, Yocum & Hrather1987 - 1998
AttorneyKimpel, Hyland, Weinkam & Goodson1982 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Greater Cincinnati Estate Planning CouncilMember1997 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
Cincinnati Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Musuraca v. Kurlemann Builders, Inc.$1,200,000 judgment for clients
Arts Rental Equipment v. Bear Creek Construction, LLC$350,000 for client.
In Re Estate of Mary LiddyDefense verdict. $0.00 to claimants.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Practical LawVarious articles within areas of my practice2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of CincinnatiLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Miami University of OhioHistory/BusinessBA - Bachelor of Arts1979
St. Xavier H.S.N/AN/A1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
LaSalle High SchoolOpportunities in the Law2013
Various High SchoolsNew Civic Responsibilities of Young Adults2012
LaSalle High SchoolOpportunities in the Law2012
Adult Education PresentationPlanning with Powers of Attorney2011