Expert Witness

Lead Expert: Nick Berg, PCAM, CPM


EXPERT WITNESS EXPERIENCE

Nick Berg has provided expert and witness testimony in both deposition and trial on a variety of matters, including construction defects, association governance, elections, water leaks, disclosure issues and standard of care.  He has worked with numerous law firms in disputes involving homeowners associations.

Nick has been qualified as an expert in homeowners association management by the Superior Court in the County of San Francisco.  Nick has never been disqualified as an expert witness in any court.

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Brokers License, California Department of Real Estate
CPM (Certified Property Manager), Institute of Real Estate Management
CMCA (Certified Manager of Community Associations) Community Associations Institute
AMS (Association Management Specialist), Community Associations Institute
PCAM (Professional Community Association Manager), Community Associations Institute
CCRM (California Certified Resident Manager), California Apartment Association

 

AWARDS

  • Selected as one of the “Top 50” portfolio managers in the nation by Council of Community Association Professionals in 2013 and 2014

 

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Berg, N., Grant, R, & Lipson, R. (2019). Large Scape and High Rise: Specific & Unique Concerns. Presented at CACM Northern California Law Seminar & Expo.

Berg, N. (2018). Study Session for CMCA Exam. Presented at the CAI BayCen Chapter CMCA Challenge.

Berg, N. & Weil Stephen S. (2018). Neighbor to Neighbor Disputes. Presented at the CAI BayCen Chapter San Francisco Education Forum

Berg, N. & Crocker, R. (2016). Building Community. Presented at the CAI BayCen Chapter Peninsula Education Forum.

Berg, N. & Noland, A. (2016). What’s That Smell? Dealing with Secondhand Smoke in Community Associations. Presented at CACM Northern California Law Seminar & Expo.

Berg, N. & Grant, R. (2015). Bizarre HOA Cases. Presented at the CAI BayCen Chapter Peninsula Education Forum.

Berg, N., Kocal, B., Helsing, R. & Fischer, J. (2014). CACM Fall Forum Panels. Panel discussion held in Sacramento and East Bay.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Berg, N. (2016) Aging Gracefully: Strategies for Aging Communities. The Communicator.

 

EDUCATION

B.S. in Business Administration from Pepperdine University

M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco