Michael Bereston
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The Law Firm of Michael H. Bereston
138 Main Street, Suite 200, Annapolis, MD, United States
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University of Baltimore School of Law
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Michael Bereston boasts an illustrious career spanning three decades, marked by extensive trial expertise. Formerly serving as Assistant Attorney General for the state of Maryland, he holds degrees from Johns Hopkins University (B.A.) and the University of Baltimore Law School (J.D.). Michael’s legal acumen has earned him a perfect 10 rating on AVVO, denoting excellence in birth injury and medical malpractice law.

A significant source of pride for Michael is his pivotal role within the Birth Trauma Litigation Group (BTLG), a collective of over 600 legal professionals dedicated to advocating for birth injury victims nationwide. Currently, he serves as Co-Chair of BTLG and sits on its Executive Board. Previously, Michael contributed as Co-Editor of the BTLG Journal, a scholarly platform disseminating valuable insights and resources to aid attorneys in navigating birth trauma litigation. The BTLG’s mission extends beyond American borders, striving to offer unparalleled legal representation to birth injury clients globally, amidst the often strenuous opposition from insurance entities.

Michael’s legal jurisdiction includes Maryland, District of Columbia, various U.S. District Courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and the US Supreme Court. He holds an esteemed “AV” rating in the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, featured in its “Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.” Additionally, Michael has been recognized among the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers since 2013 and is honored as a Patron of the American Association for Justice Leaders Forum.

Acknowledged by peers as a distinguished figure in his field, Michael has consistently been named a “Leading Lawyer” in medical malpractice by “What’s up Annapolis” magazine from 2010 to 2016. His credentials extend to inclusion in Marquis’ “Who’s Who in America” and “Who’s Who in America Law” publication.

Michael’s affiliations include memberships in the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Maryland Association for Justice (MAJ), Maryland State Bar Association, Trial Lawyers of Metropolitan Washington, Anne Arundel Bar Association, and District of Columbia Bar Association. He’s also held memberships in other legal associations and has been recognized as an advocate by the National College of Advocacy and a member of the Pound Civil Justice Institute.

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