Professor Berger joined the Syracuse University College of Law faculty in 2012. He is currently an Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Criminal Defense Clinic. Prior to joining the College of Law, he was the founding Managing Attorney of the Federal Prisoner Reentry Project at Rutgers School of Law-Camden. Previously, he worked as an assistant public defender with the Defender Association of Philadelphia, representing indigent defendants throughout all stages of the criminal justice system, from preliminary arraignment through trial and post-verdict motions. He worked as a supervisor in both the Municipal Court and Felony Waiver Units, assisting new attorneys in trial preparation and courtroom practice. He also served in the Major Trials Unit representing clients in jury trials involving the most serious non-homicide felony charges. He was also a Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law where he taught the Criminal Defense Clinic. Professor Berger earned a bachelor’s degree from the George Washington University and Juris Doctor from Temple University School of Law. He also earned an L.L.M. in Trial Advocacy from Temple University.