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Jan 1977Present

Attorney Specializing in Family Law

Neal J. Berger, Attorney At Law

Achievements25 years sitting on the Matrimonial Early Settlement Panels in Union County and Morris County. Certified Divorce Mediator. Appointed Law Guardian by the State to represent minor children. Several cases reported and published. Provide legal consultation to Womens Organization.


Sep 1974May 1977

Juris Doctorate

Seton Hall Law School/Nova Law School

AchievementsMember of Law Review


Published and illustrated two children's books.

Charitable Affiliations

Pro bono work providing legal consultation to Women’s Groups.


A private practicing attorney based in Livingston, New Jersey, Neal J. Berger specializes in matrimonial and family law. He has a general practice and also handles real estate, bankruptcy and other cases. Practicing law for 35 years, Neal J. Berger has mostly handled divorce, child custody, parental responsibility, and similar family law matters. A certified divorce mediator, he sits on matrimonial early settlement panels for New Jersey’s Union and Morris counties. Attorney Neal J. Berger earned his Juris Doctor from the Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University in 1977. Admitted to the New Jersey state bar a year later, he joined the Community Health Law Project straight out of law school. Up until 1983, he served as Managing Attorney of the nonprofit legal aid society and handled matters involving landlord/tenant disagreements, mental health law, and Social Security appeals. Following this, Mr. Berger worked as an Associate Attorney with Fish, Field & Olyznycky, where he managed personal injury and workman’s compensation cases and residential and commercial real estate litigation. From 1985 to 1992, Mr. Berger oversaw matrimonial law, civil litigation, and personal injury cases for Poltrock, Berger & Greenspoon, Esqs. while serving as the firm’s Managing Attorney. Before establishing his solo practice in 2001, Neal J. Berger worked as a Senior Associate for Gulkin, Hoch & Lehr, P.A., from 1993 to 2001. In this capacity, Mr. Berger served as the firm’s exclusive matrimonial attorney and represented general contractors in labor negotiations and settlements. Currently, the New Jersey attorney also maintains licensure with New York, Florida, and the District of Columbia bar associations. Mr. Berger has provided pro bono legal work to a local women’s group. He previously served as a municipal prosecutor for the Town of Springfield.