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Erik Berger

Erik Berger
Managing Partner, Long Term Disability and Short Term Disability Divisions
Jacksonville, Florida

phone 904-733-2800
866-438-8773 (Toll Free)
fax 904-733-2805
email Email Me

Areas of Practice:
ERISA Long Term and Short Term Disability Claim – Administrative and Appellate
Appellate Division, Social Security Disability (Federal Court)
Administrative Division, Social Security Disability

Bar Admissions:

Pennsylvania – 1996
Florida – 1997
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit – 2012
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania – 1996
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida – 1997
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida – 1997
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida – 1997

Education:

Duquesne University School of Law, J.D. – 1996
Thiel College, B.A. in Political Science – 1993

Professional Associations and Memberships:

National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR), Member
Florida Bar Association, Member
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
National Association of Disability Representatives (NADR), Member
Jacksonville Bar Association, Member
Jacksonville Bar Association, Co-Chair – Social Security Committee

Speaking Engagement:

Continuing Legal Education Program on Social Security Disability
National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR), May 2012 and June 2016
National Association of Disability Representatives (NADR), March 2017

Representative Cases:


Hensley v. Colvin, 89 F. Supp. 3d 1323 (M.D. Fla. 2015)
Griffis v. Astrue, 619 F. Supp. 2d 1215 (M.D. Fla. 2008)
Russ v. Barnhart, 363 F. Supp. 2d 1345 (M.D. Fla. 2005)
Doyle v. Barnhart, 361 F. Supp. 2d 1357 (M.D. Fla. 2005)
Farr v. Colvin, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6040 (M.D. Fla. 2017)
McCauley v. Colvin, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 27766 (M.D. Fla. 2016)
Yingling v. Colvin, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 34122 (M.D. Fla. 2016)
Posey v. Comm’r of Soc. Sec., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 59314 (M.D. Fla. 2015), rec. adopted by 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 59313 (M.D. Fla. 2015)
Morrison v. Colvin, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 119555 (M.D. Fla. 2014)
Jackson v. Colvin, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 104760 (M.D. Fla. 2014)
Stone v. Comm’r of the SSA, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 104238 (M.D. Fla. 2013)
Chavanu v. Astrue, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 135222 (M.D. Fla. 2012)
Varner v. Astrue, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 37433 (M.D. Fla. 2011)
Tolbert v. Astrue, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25263 (M.D. Fla. 2010)
Engram v. Astrue, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 110098 (M.D. Fla. 2010)
Millhouse v. Astrue, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 27155 (M.D. Fla. 2009)
Williams v. Astrue, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 35423 (M.D. Fla. 2008)