B.S., Economics, University of Florida, 1986
J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 1989
Michael Goldberg is a partner of Dobson, Goldberg, Berns & Rich, LLP and practices in the areas of workers’ compensation, civil litigation, and labor law. Mr. Goldberg joined the firm in 1989 after clerking for the firm for two years.
Mr. Goldberg has handled many complex claims, including medical malpractice, product liability, and workers’ compensation matters, and has successfully litigated numerous cases in both state and federal courts. He has received verdicts and settlements in excess of one million dollars. He has also obtained multiple awards for permanent and total disability benefits through the workers’ compensation systems of Missouri and Illinois.
Mr. Goldberg has argued cases in the Supreme Court of Missouri, the Missouri Court of Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. He is licensed to practice in both Missouri and Illinois. He is also licensed to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Professional Activities & Memberships
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (Fee Dispute Committee Chairman, 2001 – present)
Certified Mediator under the rules of the Supreme Court of Missouri
Lecturer at many different events on topics relating to workers’ compensation and other civil matters.
Author of newspaper articles for a number of unions regarding the legal rights and remedies of working individuals.