Working for nearly a decade as a public defender, Robert garnered extensive trial experience before entering the private sector. Establishing The Law Office of Robert Berke in 2003, he has gained a reputation for success and aggressive representation at trial for clients throughout Connecticut and New York State. Mr. Berke has been retained and has testified as an expert in Criminal Defense. Attorney Berke also has teaching experience at the Connecticut Bar Association on Basic Criminal Law and Advanced Criminal Advocacy.
Robert Berke served as an instructor in a Paralegal Program on Civil Litigation, Torts and Criminal Law.
Robert Berke has been admitted to the Bars of the State of Connecticut, the State of New York, and the Federal District of Connecticut. He is licensed to represent clients in State Trial and Appellate Courts in New York & Connecticut, and in the fields of Criminal Defense, Civil Rights, Corporate Defense, & Personal Injury actions.
Silver Bullet Award, NRA, for obtaining a motion to dismiss on behalf of New Haven cab driver John Lutters, who possessed and discharged a handgun without a license, in his cab, when he was robbed and stabbed in the neck.
Best Appellate Brief, Moot Court Competition, 1992.
Town Moderator (Chief Election Official), Town of Woodbridge, CT 2004-Present
Treasurer, Woodbridge Democratic Town Committee, 1997- Present
Member, Woodbridge Democratic Town Committee, 1994-Present
Treasurer, Ed Sheehy for First Selectman, 2013, 2011, 2009
Juris Doctorate, Quinnipiac University School of Law, 1992
Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice, State University of New York at Albany, 1988
Admitted to the Bars of the State of Connecticut, State of New York, and Federal District of Connecticut.