Robert E. Bergin

Robert E. Bergin

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  • Phone: 559-228-6700
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Overview

Mr. Bergin obtained his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, in 1974 where he was an associate editor of the Law Journal. He practiced in Fresno from 1974 to 2011 as a shareholder in the law firm of Kimble, MacMichael & Upton. Upon closing of the Kimble, MacMichael & Upton firm in 2011, Mr. Bergin became of counsel with Caswell, Bell & Hillison LLP and he became of counsel with Lang, Richert & Patch in 2014.

Mr. Bergin’s practice encompasses estate planning and a wide range of business matters, including: corporate, LLC and partnership formation, operation, reorganization, and dissolution, health care transactions and entities, purchases and sales of real and personal property, and financing transactions involving real and personal property.

Mr. Bergin’s tax practice includes individual and corporate tax planning, estate planning, wills, trusts, executive compensation, employee benefit plans, qualified pension and profit-sharing plans and exempt organizations. He has represented taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service and the California Franchise Tax Board, and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Bergin is originally from the Chicago area where he graduated from Illinois Benedictine College in 1966 with a Bachelor of Science degree in physics. He served in the United States Navy as an officer from 1966 to 1971 flying the A-4 Skyhawk at Lemoore and Alameda followed by a basic flight instructor tour in the T-2 Buckeye. He was President of Fig Garden Rotary Club (1982-1983) and a Trustee (1986-1992) and Secretary (1994-1999) of the Rotary Playland-Storyland.

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of Law, J.D., 1974
  • Illinois Benedictine College, Bachelor of Science, 1966

Admitted to Practice

  • U.S. Tax Court, 1978
  • California, 1974

Professional Associations

  • Member, Fresno County Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of California