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Criminal Defense Attorney - San Diego, CA

San Diego Certified Criminal Law Specialist

Don’t jeopardize your freedom!  Before you hire a Criminal Lawyer…ask if the lawyer is a Certified Criminal Law Specialist.

San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney Michael S. Berg is a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization.  As a criminal defense attorney, Michael Berg provides the very finest in attorney representation.

Confronting a criminal law matter can be extremely stressful and unsettling.  In most cases, time can be of the essence. The decision as to whether or not to hire an attorney, and which attorney to hire, can be one of the most important decisions you will ever have to make.  Don’t let a wrong decision change your life.  Michael Berg has over 28 years of experience handling criminal cases can aggressively defend you in any type of criminal proceeding.  He has handled over 37 murder cases, some of which have garnered international attention, and he has the experience, skill and ability to successfully represent you.

Reputation is of Utmost Importance

The Law Offices of Michael Berg can attribute the success of the Criminal Law practice to the personal attention Michael Berg devotes to each client.  As Michael Berg states, "When someone hires me, I am the attorney who will personally handle his or her case. I am the one that will deal with the prosecutors and judges on behalf of each of my clients. I make sure that my clients understand each step of the legal process and I stand beside them the entire time."

At the Law Offices of Michael Berg, we believe it is not only our job to work for our clients' freedom, but also to counsel each of our clients so that they understand the legal system. 

Michael Berg grew up in South Dakota, the heartland of the Midwest, and was greatly influenced by his parents who taught him that a man’s reputation is built over a lifetime and can be destroyed in a split second. This has not only been the backbone of his life, but also the foundation of Michael Berg's criminal defense practice. The Law Office of Michael S. Berg is built on honesty, ethics and integrity.

"I take great pride in the results I have achieved for my clients. My reputation as a criminal defense attorney is beyond reproach. I have worked diligently to build a stellar practice and strive to be sure each of my clients is completely satisfied with their representation. I would have it no other way."

A Lawyer’s Lawyer

Michael Berg has been known as a “lawyer’s lawyer,” due to the fact that many legal colleagues not only consult with him, but also refer their criminal defense matters to the firm to handle.  Michael Berg has represented not only other lawyers facing legal troubles, but has also represented judges and their wives and children in their criminal cases.  Michael Berg is hired based on the professional and competent way in which he handles cases.

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We are so grateful for your help. Your talents as an attorney and your sensitivity to people mean the world when trouble strikes

D.B, October 2010

You have never made any false promises or painted any picture of anything but the reality of the situation. The relationships you have forged with people in the “system,” along with your professional manner, has been invaluable in creating what appears to be a win-win conclusion for all parties.

Dan D., January 2010

I want to sincerely thank you for all the help you have given me in these very difficult times of my life. I cannot fully express the amount of gratitude I have for your generosity, as well as your hard work.

H.D., February, 2011

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