519 Center Street,
New Ulm, MN 56073
Born and raised in the small town of Odin, Minnesota and with deep roots in the area, Mr. Berg places an emphasis on serving the legal needs of the families, farms and businesses in and around New Ulm and the region. Since joining the firm in 2006, Mr. Berg has developed a growing general law practice, while particularly enjoying working with clients to meet their legal goals in the areas of estate planning, elderlaw, real estate, business, probate, and agricultural law. He takes particular pride in the confidence placed in his counsel by non-profit organizations, from small church congregations to nationwide organizations. In a legal climate that seems to place an increasing emphasis on selling a “legal product,” Mr. Berg believes in providing exceptional legal counsel and advice to his clients. Mr. Berg is a licensed title insurance agent for First American Title Insurance Company and is a member of the Ninth District Bar Association and the Minnesota State Bar Association. For the last several years, Mr. Berg has been named a “Rising Star” attorney by Super Lawyers magazine.
Mr. Berg graduated from South Dakota State University, with Honors, and from the University of South Dakota School of Law as a Thomas Sterling Honor Society graduate (top 10% of his graduating class). While in Law School, Mr. Berg served as an Editor and Staff Writer for the South Dakota Law Review and as a Legal Writing Graduate Assistant. Mr. Berg was a member of the Dean’s List and the recipient of the Everett Bogue and George Mickelson Scholarships, the Roger and Claudia Baron Effort Award, and High Grade Awards for his course performance in Legal Research, Torts, Federal Income Tax, Legal Profession and Elderlaw.
Mr. Berg and his wife, Tracy, are the proud parents of two daughters. He serves on the finance committee of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. In the community, Mr. Berg serves as vice-president and secretary of the Brown County Chapter of Pheasants Forever, is a board member of the New Ulm Chamber of Commerce, and is a past commissioner of the New Ulm Economic Development Association (EDA). He is a member of the Jaycees, Brown County Historical Society and Sioux Valley Gun Club and is also a graduate of the Network New Ulm community leadership program. He has been invited to make estate planning presentations to various community groups and business clientele. In his free time, Mr. Berg particularly enjoys spending time with his family and dogs, and various outdoor pursuits.
Area of Practice
- Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
- Business Law
- Probate Law
- Elder Law
- Agricultural Law
- Municipal Law
- University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, South Dakota
- Honors: Member, Dean’s List
- Honors: Recipient, Everett Bogue and George Mickelson Scholarships
- Honors: Roger and Claudia Baron Effort Award
- Honors: High Grade Awards – Legal Research, Torts, Federal Income Tax, Legal Profession and Elderlaw
- Honors: Sterling Honor Society (Top 10% of Graduating Class)
- Law Review: South Dakota Law Review, Editor and Staff Writer, 2005 – 2006
- South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota
- B.S. – 2002
- Honors: with Honors
Honors and Awards
- Named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine 2013 – 2016.
- Licensed Agent – First American Title Company