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Author Archives: Michael J. Berger

Brown Dean Out

Texas based law firm Brown Dean has decided to drop all 35 of its former SSH student clients and urge them to immediately seek legal counsel elsewhere. The majority of these former Brown Dean clients have already committed to joining our SSH client group. We welcome them, and wish a full and speedy recovery to […]

AES Changes Course

This week, many our our clients received letters from AES stating that they do not have to begin making any payments to AES. This is a 100% reversal of the position taken by AES in late March when it issued payments demands to most of its SSH student borrowers. Here is an exact quote of […]

Final Deadline: April 18, 2008

The final deadline for all SSH students to hire me and my law firm to represent them in the SSH case is April 18, 2008. Any retainer fees and contracts must be postmarked and in the mail on or before April 18, 2008. There will be no further extensions of time. There will be no […]

New Deadline For Filing Proofs of Claim in the SSH Case

Trustee James F. Lisowski filed and served a Trustee’s Notice of Finding Assets, Notice to File Proof of Claim and Notice of Time Limitation on March 31, 2008. Many of our clients have asked us about this Notice. Here is what you need to know: (1) The trustee has found assets in the estate from […]

As Seen On TV

The local ABC affiliate Channel 7 will air a story about the SSH bankruptcy on Thursday, April 10 @ 5:00 pm. on its ABC7 Eyewitness News program. This story features former SSH student Christian Shaffer and attorneys Michael Berger and Gail Higgins. Rick Romero is the on air reporter and Elaine Hogue is the reporter […]

Road Show

Geo and Gail hit the road this weekend to spread the word about what we are doing for SSH students. Georgeann is in St. Louis, Missouri where she will meet with SSH students today, April 5, at 3:00 pm at Culpeppers Restaurant in O’Fallon, Missouri 4401 Hwy K. To relax on Sunday, Geo will run […]

Why You Should Hire Me And My Law Firm To Represent You

Here are the highlights of why you should hire me and my law firm to represent you in the SSH matter: 1. We are Certified Specialists in Bankruptcy Law and this is a bankruptcy matter. I am Certified as a Specialist in Bankruptcy Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar […]

Silver State Update

To our Silver State clients: AES Yesterday, March 31, 2008 we received almost 150 calls about a billing memo from AES. Each student wanted reassurance and an explanation. It took up most of the day for 3 of our 4 lawyers. It also taught me a valuable lesson. When we are besieged by dozens of […]

Attorney Peter Lown Endorses Michael Berger

Attorney Peter Charles Lown of the Georgia Law Firm of Harrington & Lown has decided to stop working on the SSH matter and refer all of his SSH clients to the Law Offices of Michael Berger. Mr Lown represented approximately 40 SSH clients, making him the attorney with the third largest group of SSH clients, […]

Geo’s and Gail’s report on the Silver State Helicopters, LLC 341(a) hearing on 3/10/08 at 3pm

Georgeann Nicol and Gail Higgins of the Law Offices of Michael Jay Berger represented all of our SSH clients at the 341a hearing of Sliver State Helicopters, LLC in Las Vegas, NV at 3pm on 3/10/08. Here is Geo and Gail’s report: The hearing started out in the Bankruptcy court at 300 S. Las Vegas […]


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