Attorney John S. Berry Jr. helps his clients fight some of the most important battles of their lives. Not only has he led successful teams in the courtroom, resulting in several jury trial victories, but he has also led soldiers in deployments to Iraq and Bosnia. His warrior ethos has become the foundation for firm’s success. Beyond the battlefield and the courtroom, his leadership experience extends to community organizations locally and nationally.
Prior to joining the firm, John attended the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he completed his Bachelor of Arts in 1997. Following his undergraduate coursework, John moved on to obtain his law degree from Creighton University School of Law, where he graduated cum laude in 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. Additionally, he has presented and lectured in the areas of criminal defense trial skills and veterans disability appeals.
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.
Call John S. Berry Jr. at (402) 817-6550 if you would like to discuss your charges.