Lawrence Berger

Robert J. Kutak Professor of Law Emeritus

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  • J.D., 1952, Rutgers University, Newark
  • B.S., Economics, 1974, University of Pennsylvania


  • Emeritus, 2002
  • Robert J. Kutak Professor of Law Emeritus, 1985
  • Professor of Law, 1964
  • Associate Professor of Law, 1962
  • Assistant Professor of Law, 1960


Professor Berger joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor in 1960; Associate Professor, 1962; Professor, 1964. Professor Berger assumed Emeritus status in 2002. He received his B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1949 and his J.D. from Rutgers University in 1952. While in law school, he served as Case Editor of the Rutgers Law Review. He was admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and New Jersey in 1953 and Nebraska in 1973. He served as a Legal Officer in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1953 to 1956. He then practiced law in New Jersey from 1956 to 1959. In 1959, he was appointed a Teaching Fellow at Rutgers University Law School.

Professor Berger has published numerous articles in the field of real property, his major area of specialization. He also teaches in the real estate transactions and accounting areas. He has served on many University committees including the Conciliation, Academic Freedom and Tenure, and the Recruitment Committees. In addition, he has been active on the AALS Committee on Small Law Schools and the Advisory Committee to the Journal of Legal Education. Mr. Berger was a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota in 1969-70 and at UCLA in 1974-75.

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