Paul S. Berger, Attorney at Law

30 Years of Experience Inside the Court of Appeal
Appellate Consultation and Brief Writing

Expert Assistance for Attorneys

  • Appellate Consultation
  • Appellant's Opening Brief
  • Respondent's Brief
  • Motions to Augment the Record
  • Petitions for Review
  • Points and Authorities
  • Trial Briefs
Paul Berger, Appellate Specialist

Unique Expertise in California Appellate Law and Procedure

Paul's extensive background and experience has exposed him to the innermost workings of the California appellate court system.   He has worked closely with several justices at two districts of the Court of Appeal, enabling him to offer valuable advice on the likelihood your judgment will be affirmed, reversed, or modified.   Paul can also offer helpful guidance in organizing, editing or writing your brief to maximize the results for your clients.   Finally, he can provide valuable tips on how to best present your oral argument. 

Why A Second Career?

In 2011, Paul retired from state service after 30 years of serving as personal chambers attorney for justices at the Courts of Appeal in San Francisco and Sacramento.  He also spent 6 years as a trial lawyer for a small San Francisco law firm.  He has consistently won the highest accolades from his colleagues and from all justices under whom he has served.   Paul's unparalleled appellate skills and expertise enables him to assist litigation attorneys who are seeking assistance in contemplation of an appeal or are involved in an appeal pending in the California Court of Appeal or the California Supreme Court.