About Berry Law Firm
Experienced Omaha Criminal Defense Attorneys
The Berry Law Firm was founded in 1965 by Attorney John Stevens Berry,
Sr. Our firm focuses on defending clients who are facing criminal charges
and helping them protect their constitutional rights. Over the decades,
we have represented thousands of clients, earning us a reputation as trusted
advocates in the field of criminal defense.
Our aggressive Omaha criminal defense attorneys have a total of 100 years
of experience. We put our collective knowledge, experience, and resources
to every case under our care.
At the Berry Law Firm, we are able to represents criminal defendants in
state and federal courts all across Nebraska. We have a long history representing
Nebraskans, military personnel facing criminal charges, and out-of-state
clients who have been arrested in Nebraska.
Our Founder: John Stevens Berry, Sr.
John Stevens Berry, Sr. completed his B.A. at Stanford University and his
J.D. at Northwestern University. He is a past president of the Nebraska
Criminal Defense Attorneys Association and a fellow of the American Board
of Criminal Lawyers. He has completed both the Infantry Officers'
Course in Benning, GA and the Judge Advocate General's Course in Charlottesville,
VA. He was awarded the Bronze Star as a captain in Vietnam.
Mr. Berry is the author of
Those Gallant Men, a book that describes his first-hand experience as a lawyer in a combat
zone. Some of his experiences include defending the 5th Special Forces
members from murder charges. Mr. Berry's work was selected as the
Book of the Month by the Military Book Club. His other book,
Twelfth Victim, is about the wrongful conviction and murder trial of Caril Fugate during
the Starkweather murders, one of the most high-profile cases in Nebraska.
Mr. Berry has successfully defended many clients in complex cases in more
than 24 states across the country and in 2 foreign countries. He has hosted
a local radio show, "The John Stevens Berry Show" that aired
on KLIN and then on KZUM for more than a decade while practicing law.
Mr. Berry has been selected for inclusion in the list of
Super Lawyers® and has earned an AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®,
one of the most prestigious designations in the legal field. This is a
testament to his commitment to the legal profession and his high level
Servings Clients in Omaha and Across Nebraska
Our Omaha criminal defense lawyers are active members of the National Association
of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys,
the National Organization of Veterans' Advocates, and Nebraska Criminal
Defense Attorneys Association. We serve all of Nebraska with our experience
and cutting-edge advocacy.
We are located in Omaha and welcome clients from all across the state,
- Aurora, Hamilton County
- Beatrice, Gage County
- David City, Butler County
- Grand Island, Hall County
- Kearney, Buffalo County
- Nebraska City, Otoe County
- Papillion, Sarpy County
- Seward, Seward County
- Wahoo, Saunders County
- Wilber, Saline County
- York, York County
Call the Berry Law Firm
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