Berry Law Firm
John Stevens Berry Sr.

Berry Law Firm

Call Attorney(402) 466-8444
108 North 49th Street #210, Omaha , NE 68132

Background and Experience

John Stevens Berry, Sr. has appeared in court in 24 states and two foreign countries. Following his military service, he was briefly associated with the Henry B. Rothblatt Offices in New York in 1970 and 1971, where he tried a number of high-profile cases. He returned to Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1971 and has continued to have a regional criminal trial practice. In 1986, he was Civilian Defense Counsel in the biggest drug bust in the history of Japan. He has conducted seminars for practicing lawyers in Kansas City, Missouri, and Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska, and has been invited to the Judge Advocate Generals School at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, to lecture on issues regarding criminal defense in the military. Mr. Berry has an AV rating through Martindale Hubbell and is also recognized by Super Lawyers for his high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Nebraska, 1965
U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1965
U.S. District Court District of South Dakota, 1973
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1970
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1974
U.S. Supreme Court, 1979
U.S. Tax Court, 1975
U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals, 1996
Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, J.D.
Stanford University, B.A.
Rising Star - SuperLawyers, 2013
Rising Star - SuperLawyers, 2012
Rising Star - SuperLawyers, 2011
Bronze Star - Vietnamese Medal of Honor First Class
Recipient - Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry (with Palm)
Recipient - FBI Award for Service in the Public Interest
Fellow - American Board of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Nebraska State and Federal Bar Associations, Veterans’ Law Section, Member
Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys, Member
Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney Association, President, 1991 – 1992
Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney Association, Chairman, Committee on Expert Witnesses and Forensic Sciences, 1985 – 1989
American Association for Justice, Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Member
American Academy of Forensic Science, Member
National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates, Member
Robert Van Pelt Chapter, Inns of Court, President, 1990 – 1993
Berry Law Firm

John Stevens Berry Sr.
108 North 49th Street #210
Omaha, NE 68132
(402) 466-8444

Listing last updated: July 20, 2016 at 11:42 am
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