Ms. Bergermann's first law job was as the 1979 summer intern for the State's Attorney's Office, Juvenile Division, Homicide Unit, on the South Side of Chicago. This eye-opening experience led her to the corporate world later that summer when she joined the legal department at ITT and became a staff attorney negotiating and drafting contracts for telecommunications systems.
Our leading attorney, Ms. Bergermann, has over 30 years of legal experience.
Vera continued her work as a staff attorney in the New York City area for Northern Telecom and, later, UNISYS in Philadelphia. After earning her master's degree in taxation, she moved to Pittsburgh and opened up her own tax practice.
Moving to Fort Myers in 1992, Vera worked for General Electric where she earned a customs broker license and handled disputes involving GE imports.
Bergermann Law Firm was founded in 1996 by Vera Bergermann. Ms. Bergermann has practiced law since 1980 and currently provides expert legal guidance to Fort Myers, throughout Lee, Collier neighboring counties.
She passed the challenge of the Florida Bar on her first attempt in 1994 and opened her practice downtown after becoming a certified family law mediator in 1996. Ms. Bergermann's practice has since expanded to serve Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and DeSoto Counties.
Ms. Bergermann earned her B.A. in Psychology with High Honors and Distinction from the University of Michigan in 1976 in the month she turned 19 years old. She then attended law school at Loyola University and earned her J.D. in 1980. She attended graduate school at Widener University, earning a Master's Degree in Taxation in 1988.
- Loyola University Chicago School of Law
- Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor
- University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
- B.A. (1976)
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- lee county bar association
- Lee County Association for Women Lawyers
- Southwest Florida Collaborative Professionals Association
- Southwest Florida Family Law Professionals
- Quality and Best Practices Committee Member
- Florida State Bar # 7463
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