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Berenice M. Mottin-Berger

Associate
BMottin@siegfriedrivera.com
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(305) 442-3334

201 Alhambra Cir 11th Floor
Coral Gables, Florida 33134

Primary Focus and Experience

Berenice Mottin-Berger joined the firm in 2015 as a law clerk and became an associate upon her admission to the Florida Bar. Her practice is primarily focused on complex commercial and construction litigation, as well as in community association law. Ms. Mottin-Berger has experience litigating cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants involving: defective construction, contractual disputes, director and officer claims, and condominium disputes. In her role as general counsel to community associations, Ms. Mottin-Berger assists on all operational matters, including: evictions, owner conflicts, lease disputes, election recalls, and annual meetings.

Ms. Mottin-Berger’s clients include condominium associations, homeowner associations, contractors, individual homeowners, and developers.

Significant Results
  • Obtained significant favorable verdict in case tried before the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR).
  • Participated in trial preparations and negotiations resulting in numerous sizeable settlements between condominium associations, developers, general contractors, engineers and sub-contractors.
Recognition & Involvement

While in law school, Ms. Mottin-Berger completed the University of Miami's Litigation Skills program with Honors, and was a member of the Charles C. Papy Jr. Moot Court Board. As a member of the Moot Court Board, Ms. Mottin-Berger competed in national competitions where she received awards for her brief writing and oral advocacy skills.

Following her second year of law school, Ms. Mottin-Berger served as a Federal Court judicial intern to the Honorable Kathleen M. Williams, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida.

Education

J.D., University of Miami School of Law
Cum Laude

B.A., International Relations, University of Miami
(with minors in Psychology and Economics)

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Languages

Fluent in French