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John S. Berry Jr.

John S. Berry Jr.

Berry Law - Relentless defense attorneys defeating prosecutors since 1965
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime...
  • Nebraska
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Summary

Berry Law Firm has led fights against unjust prosecutions and government overreach since 1965. This team of warrior lawyers knows what it takes to win in the courtroom and beyond.

John S. Berry Jr. helps his clients fight some of the most important battles of their lives. John has not only led successful teams in the courtroom, resulting in several jury trial victories, but has also led soldiers in deployments to Iraq and Bosnia. John personifies the warrior ethos that is the foundation for Berry Law Firm’s success. Beyond the battlefield and the courtroom, John’s leadership experience extends to community organizations locally and nationally.

John graduated from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia (B.A. 1997) and Creighton University School of Law, cum laude, (2003). He is also a graduate of the National Criminal Defense College at Mercer Law School in Macon, Georgia (2004). John is past president of the Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney's Association. He has been recognized as one of the National Trial Lawyers' Top 100 Trial Lawyers and the National Trial Lawyers' 40 under 40.

After receiving his commission as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army, John completed Airborne School and Ranger School. In 1999, while assigned to the First Cavalry Division, he deployed to Bosnia for Operation Joint Forge. John also served as a Company Commander in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom and served as a Battalion Commander in the national guard. John has presented and lectured in the areas of criminal defense trial skills and veterans disability appeals.

Education
Creighton University
J.D. (2003)
Honors: cum laude
College of William and Mary
B.A. (1997)
Professional Experience
Attorney
Berry Law Firm
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Nebraska Drug Stop Defense Book
The Next Battle
Sabrequill Press
The Technological Revival of the 4th Amendment
The Nebraska Lawyer
Speaking Engagements
Defending Veterans' Rights on Appeal, Veterans Disability Benefits
Protect Your Rights, Protect Your Future, Criminal Defense for Civil Lawyers
Criminal Defense Strategies, Criminal Defense Boot Camp
Sex Assault Defense, Defending Crimes of Love and Lust
Using Social Media Evidence in Sex Assault Cases, Criminal Defense Seminar
Certifications
National Criminal Defense Certification
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Awards
AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Top 50 DUI Attorneys
National Advocacy for DUI Defense
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
2011-2017
Top 50 DUI Attorneys
National Advocacy for DUI Defense
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 50 DUI Lawyer
National Advocacy for DUI Defense
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 50 DUI Attorneys
National Advocacy for DUI Defense
Top 50 DUI Attorneys
National Advocacy for DUI Defense
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
Client's Choice award
Avvo
Professional Associations
Nebraska State Bar # 22627
Member
Current
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Lifetime Member
Current
Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney's Association
Board Member
- Current
Nebraska State Bar Association, Military Law Section
Board Member
- Current
Lincoln Independent Business Association
Board Member
- Current
National Association of Veterans Advocates
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Nebraska
8th Circuit
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime
  • Military Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Personal Injury
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Berry Law Firm
Website
PTSD Lawyers
Blog
PTSD Lawyers Blog
Blog
Berry Law Blog
Contact & Map
Lincoln Office
2650 North 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
USA
Telephone: (402) 466-8444
Omaha Office
222 S 15th St.
#405N
Omaha, NE 68179
USA
Telephone: (402) 466-8444
Seward Office
139 S 6th St
Seward, NE 68434
USA
Telephone: (402) 430-5381