Christopher Ferdico is head of the Firm’s non-VA litigation section and focuses his practice on defending individual’s firearm rights and fighting the government in criminal and civil law matters. He handles both civil and criminal defense issues and has extensive litigation and appellate experience in the areas of veterans and military rights, personal injury, premises liability, products liability, and administrative law.

Chris received his B.S. from Creighton University, and returned to Creighton for his J.D., graduating cum laude. He also graduated from the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy.

Chris is a proud Veteran of the United States Army, retiring in 2015 after 23 years of service. During his time, he served for more than 13 years as an Armor and Cavalry Officer and spent the remainder of his military career as a Judge Advocate. In 2000 he deployed to Kosovo for Operation Joint Guardian and in 2003 he was deployed to Iraq and served with the 101st Airborne Division. In 2010 he again deployed to Iraq where he served as the Brigade Judge Advocate, focusing on Operational Law, Intelligence Law, Administrative Law and Military Justice as he advised senior combat commanders.

Originally from New York City, Chris has fully adopted his midwestern values, and holds God, Family and Guns close to his heart.

“Trial is like combat. Preparation is critical, but the ability to react is the difference between winning and losing.”

Christopher Ferdico
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Bar Admissions
  • Nebraska
  • US District Court
Education
  • Creighton University Law School, Omaha, NE
    JD (cum laude) – 1996
  • Creighton University, Omaha, NE
    BS – 1992
Published Works

“The Death of the Peremptory Challenge: J.E.B. v. Alabama,” 28 Creighton L. Rev. 1177 (1995)

Professional Associations & Memberships

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  • Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy, graduate, 1999
  • National Rifle Association
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • The American Legion
Honors and Awards
  • The Bronze Star
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Army Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
  • Army Achievement Medal with four oak leaf clusters
  • Humanitarian Service Ribbon
  • NATO Medal
  • Kosovo Campaign Medal with Bronze Service Star
  • Iraqi Service Medal with three campaign stars
  • President’s Professionalism Award, Nebraska State Bar Association 2011
  • Governor’s Appointment as Admiral in the Navy of the Great State of Nebraska
  • Author, “The Death of the Peremptory Challenge: J.E.B. v. Alabama,” 28 Creighton L. Rev. 1177 (1995)
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Christopher Ferdico
Berry Law Firm
Criminal Defense Lawyer in Nebraska
Omaha Office
222 15th St #405N,
Omaha, NE 68102
Lincoln Office
6940 O St Suite 400,
Lincoln, NE 68510
Seward Office
139 S 6th Street
Seward, NE 68434
402-466-8444 N/A
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