Jerold H. Goldberg

Jerry Goldberg’s practice concentrates on litigation and risk management matters, with emphasis in construction, real estate finance, purchase and sale, commercial lease, real estate brokerage and insurance issues. He has argued successfully before the California Supreme Court.

Mr. Goldberg has been involved in complex trial and appellate litigation, including:

  • Partnership disputes
  • Real property tax challenges
  • Mechanics liens
  • Construction defects
  • Broker fraud and misconduct
  • Independent contractor issues
  • Workouts and judicial foreclosures
  • Commercial environmental claims
  • Title insurance disputes

His professional involvement and recognition includes:

  • Member of the Real Property sections of the California State Bar and San Diego County Bar
  • Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association
  • Lecturer for California Continuing Education of the Bar
  • Member of the University of Chicago Law School Public Interest Advisory Board
  • Prior service as judge pro tem
  • Annual listing in Super Lawyers Magazine since 2010

Mr. Goldberg is a past president of Congregation Beth Israel. He is a past vice president of the Jewish Federation of San Diego County, chair of its Community Relations and Audit Committees and is currently its General Counsel. His other activities have included being:

  • Founding trustee of the City of San Diego Housing Trust Fund
  • President of SAY, San Diego
  • Regional vice president of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ)
  • Member of the URJ Commission on Social Justice
  • Board member of Hillel of San Diego
  • Pro bono legal counsel for a number of non-profit organizations including Malashock Dance & Company and Jewish Family Service

Professional Associations

Hecht Solberg Robinson Goldberg & Bagley LLP
1975 - present

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Office of General Counsel, 1973-1975

Attorney-Advisor, Law Honors Graduate Program

Bar Admissions

California Bar

U.S. District Court:
Southern District
Central District

U.S. Bankruptcy Court:
Southern District
Central District

U.S. Court of Appeals:
Ninth Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court


University of Chicago
Juris Doctor, 1973

Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
cum laude, 1969
Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa


Selected to the San Diego Super Lawyers list, 2010-2017