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John Stevens Berry Jr.

402-466-8444
John Stevens Berry
Berry Law Firm
6940 O St Suite 400
Lincoln, NE 68510
www.jsberrylaw.com
Phone: 402-466-8444
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

John Stevens Berry Jr.

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About John Stevens Berry Jr.

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 c... read more »

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

Secondary Address:

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

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
Criminal DefenseP125.00%
Federal CrimesS125.00%
Marijuana DefenseS125.00%
Sex CrimesS125.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
Nebraska Member in Good Standing ---

Work Experience

Position Duration
Managing Partner 2003 – present

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
Creighton University School of Law JD 2003
College of William & Mary English BA 1997

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Lifetime Member National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 2018 – present

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