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Michael I. Berliner

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Michael I. Berliner

Mr. Berliner is a 1990 graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law. He is married and has three children. As a partner of the firm, Mr. Berliner is responsible for handling the firm’s complex civil and commercial litigation cases in the areas of personal injury, products liability, construction site accident cases, medical malpractice and all automobile and trucking accident cases. He is the current Municipal Prosecutor for the Twp. of Livingston and handles the defense of DWI and traffic related offenses in Morris, Union, Bergen and nearby counties. Mr. Berliner is also designated counsel for a Certified Development Corporation responsible for closing SBA 504 loan transactions for small businesses in New Jersey.

Mr. Berliner has over 30 years of experience and practices in all courts in the State of New Jersey. He is a member of NJAJ, Essex County Bar Association, Municipal Prosecutors Association and the NJ State Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Law/Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury — Plaintiff
  • Real Estate Law
  • Workers’ Compensation Law
  • Social Security Disability

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1990
  • New York, 1992
  • Federal District Court of New Jersey, 1990


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. – 1990
  • Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. – 1987

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • District V-B Ethics Committee, Member, 2007 – Present
  • Livingston Township, Municipal Prosecutor, 2004 – Present
  • Livingston Township, Municipal Public Defender, 1998 – 2004
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • Essex County Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • NJAJ, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Tepper, Scherling, Berliner LLC, Partner, 2001 – 2013
  • Michael I. Berliner, Esq., Livingston, New Jersey, Sole Practitioner, 1994 – 2001
  • Law Offices of Ben J. Zander, Esq., Springfield, New Jersey, Associate, 1990 – 1994

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