Douglas County, Nebraska Criminal Lawyers
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John S. Berry Jr. helps his clients fight some of the most important battles of their lives. John has not only led successful teams in the courtroom, resulting in several jury trial victories, but has also led soldiers in deployments to Iraq and Bosnia. John personifies the warrior ethos that is the foundation for Berry Law Firm’s success. Beyond the battlefield and the courtroom, John’s leadership experience extends to community organizations...
Chad is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association, the Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney Association (NCDAA), the Lincoln, Bar Association, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). He is admitted to practice law in the State of Nebraska; the United States District Court, District of Nebraska; the United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; and the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans’ Claims.
Chad has tried cases in multiple states and is a member of California...
I am Nebraska criminal defense lawyer Michael Stageman. I have handled thousands of criminal cases. I know what prosecutors need to put a case together. I also know how to take that case apart from a defense point of view. From my Headquarters in Omaha, I represent people throughout Nebraska who are...
I grew up in Spokane, Washington and discovered at an early age that I wanted to pursue a legal career.
At age 16, I began working at a general practice law firm answering phones and filing legal documents. Eventually, I was admitted under Rule 16 of the Washington Supreme Court to represent clients on a limited basis. By age 19, I was...
Perry received his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) College of Law in 1998 and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science in 1994 ( UNL). He also holds a...
Seth handles a variety of cases including (but not limited to) DUI, possession, assault, personal injury, and civil rights violations. A lengthy history in the legal sector (from working as a law clerk during school to winning cases as a trial lawyer) gives...
Omaha, NE 68132
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
He is admitted to practice law in Nebraska, Illinois, and United States District Court for the District of Nebraska.
"I thought Justin was more than helpful and he got me out of a sticky situation.
I could not be more pleased...
In the years following his military service, Andrew has handled complex white collar criminal and civil cases in federal, military and...
Matt also maintains a substantial criminal defense practice, focusing mainly on misdemeanor and felony defense. Matt has successfully represented clients...
While in Oregon, I was concurrently licensed in the State of Washington and in the DC Court of Appeals, and the US District Court for Oregon, and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
In May of 2016, Harry founded Harry A. Hoch III Law, L.L.C. Since that time, he has continued to dedicate his practice to helping people injured in workplace accidents and motor vehicle collisions. In addition to representing the injured, Harry also represents people that have been charged with crimes.
Harry is licensed...
Since obtaining his law degree, Michael has had the distinct privilege to work as a prosecutor and as a defense...
Mr. Meehan been awarded the Top 10 under 40 by The...
Douglas County Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Nebraska State Bar Association
Arrested or facing criminal charges?
Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.
Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.
Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.
When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.
Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.
Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.
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