For two decades, both local and national clients seeking an attorney in Santa Monica, Calif., and Los Angeles have sought out Berke & Associates Law Offices. The firm, established by Robert Berke in 1991, has been a litigation and managing partner with the Los Angeles firm of Overland, Berke, Wesley, Gits, Randolph and Levanas and a litigation attorney for the Center of Law in the Public Interest. The Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, which rates lawyers nationally, has issued Berke & Associates its highest "AV" rating. The practice provides a blend of criminal defense cases and selected, complex plaintiff's contingent fee personal injury cases, in actions usually involving corporate defendants. Since its inception, the firm has been successful in obtaining multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements. The firm is on the recommended lists of both the Santa Monica and Los Angeles County Bar Associations.