Richard E. Berl, Jr.
Richard E. Berl, Jr. has been a member of the bars of the State of Delaware and the United States District Court for 35 years. He is a graduate of Archmere Academy, the University of Delaware (B.A. in Political Science in 1976), and the Delaware Law School (J.D. in 1979). He began his legal career as a law clerk for the Sussex County Superior Court and as a Deputy Attorney General, before going into private practice, where he also served as Assistant Sussex County Attorney from 2001 to 2012. Rick is an experienced trial attorney and currently maintains a litigation, business and real estate practice.
Rick has been a member of the Board of Bar Examiners, the American Judicature Society, the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, and the Terry-Carey American Inn of Court. He is a past President of the Sussex County Bar Association, and past Vice President of the Delaware State Bar Association. Rick is also a past President of the Lewes Little League, and serves as a member of the Board of Governors for the Rehoboth Country Club.
Ellen J. Feinberg
A native New Yorker, Ellen J. Feinberg is a 1976 cum laude graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and a 1979 graduate of Cleveland Marshall College of Law. Ellen previously practiced law in Ohio and Pennsylvania and was admitted to practice law in Delaware in 1990. Locally, she previously practiced with The Law Office of Gregory W. Williams. She joined the law firm of Smith Feinberg McCartney & Berl, LLP, now known as Berl & Feinberg, LLP, as a Partner in 2005. She concentrates her practice in the areas of real estate, estate planning, homeowners and condominium association law and debt collection.
Additionally, Ellen is an active Affiliate member of the Sussex County Chapter of the Women's Council of Realtors and was voted the 2013 Affiliate member of the year. Ellen is also an active member of the Affiliates Committee of the Sussex County Association of Realtors and was voted its 2012 Affiliate member of the year.