The Law Offices of Berge & Berge is a South Bay Law Firm practicing exclusively in the area of Estate Planning with over 2,500 individuals having selected our firm to prepare and maintain their estate plan. Our firm prides itself on being a proactive, counseling oriented practice which strives to educate clients and design customer estate plans that meet client goals. All attorneys focus their work exclusively in the areas of personal estate planning, estate tax law, asset protection, probate, and estate settlement procedures.
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James E. Berge is the founder and managing partner of the Law Offices of Berge & Berge. Mr. Berge is a California State Bar Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, has a Master’s Degree in Tax Law, and is a California Certified Public Accountant. In practice since 1993, Mr. Berge limits his practice to estate planning, elder law, federal estate and gift tax planning, trust and estate administration, probate, and disability planning. Mr. Berge is a graduate of Santa Clara University School of Business (B.S.C., Magna Cum Laude, Accounting, 1981), Santa Clara University School of Law (J.D., Cum Laude, 1986), and Golden Gate University School of Law (L.L.M. Taxation, 1991). He lectures frequently on a variety of estate planning topics and is an author of the award-winning book “Special Needs Trusts: Planning, Drafting and Administration”, published by California Continuing Education of the Bar. A San Jose resident since 1963, his roots are deep within the local community. An avid golfer, tennis player, and bicyclist, Mr. Berge resides with his wife and two minor children in San Jose, and is active in a variety of community and charitable activities.