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John Stevens Berry Jr

John Stevens Berry Jr


Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes Lawyer
Berry Law Firm
Lincoln, NE
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About John Stevens Berry Jr

Attorney Biography

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, he has led soldiers in deployments to Iraq and Bosnia. Beyond the battlefield and the courtroom, John’s leadership experience extends to local community and national organizations that protect our constitutional rights and our veterans.

Prior to joining the firm, John attended the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia(1993-1997), and Creighton University School of Law, where he graduated cum laude in 2003. John is also a graduate of the National Criminal Defense College at Mercer Law School in Macon, Georgia (2004), Trial Lawyers College in Dubois, Wyoming (2018), and the Nebraska State Bar Association Leadership Academy (2008).

John is past president of the Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney's Association and a fellow of the prestigious American Board of Criminal Lawyers. John maintains an AV Preeminent Rating through Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized as one of the National Trial Lawyers' Top 100. John 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 later as a Battalion Commander in the National Guard.

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Practice Areas

 
Criminal Defense (25%)
 
Marijuana Law (25%)
 
Federal Crimes (25%)
 
Sex Crimes (25%)

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Bar Licenses

Nebraska State Bar
Nebraska
Member in Good Standing

Work Experience

Berry Law Firm
Managing Partner
2003

Education

Creighton University School of Law
Creighton University School of Law
JD
2003

College of William & Mary
BA
1997

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Associations

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Lifetime Member
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
2018

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Life Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

American Board of Criminal Lawyers
Fellow
American Board of Criminal Lawyers

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Commercial Recognitions

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Recognized for Community Leadership
Lawyer Legion
2020

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Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
2020

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Contact John Stevens Berry Jr

John Stevens Berry Jr
Berry Law Firm
6940 O St Suite 400
Lincoln, NE 68510
www.jsberrylaw.com
Office: 402-466-8444
Fax: 402-466-1793

Secondary Address:
222 S 15th St Suite 405N
Omaha, NE 68102

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Nonprofit Organizations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


American Board of Criminal Lawyers -

Founded in 1978, the ABCL is an invitation-only honorary society for many of the top criminal defense lawyers throughout the United States.


National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws NLC -

More than 350 criminal defense attorneys belong to the NORML National Legal Committee (NLC). Members of the NORML NLC include many prominent criminal defense lawyers who are dedicated to ending prohibition of marijuana through education, legal reform and activism. Attorneys focused on other practice areas also belong to the organization.


NLC members are listed on the NORML website, are eligible for the NLC e-mail discussion group, receive the weekly email press release, and NORML News.


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