Father & Attorney at Berry Law Firm
David (Dave) Tarrell doesn’t back down. In 2007, Dave was named the criminal defense attorney of the year by the Simple Justice blog for standing up for his client in the courtroom. Dave has a reputation for putting his clients’ interests ahead of his own, and is committed to helping his clients get the best results possible.
For Dave, defending people against criminal charges is a lifelong passion. He started his legal career as a public defender and succeeded at every level of the practice, up to President of the Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association.Work with Dave
Dave has been setting the standard for legal professionals in Nebraska for over 20 years. Dave practices criminal cases in both State and Federal Courts. While he has focused on DUI defense, he has protected clients accused of crimes ranging from simple misdemeanors to complex federal drug conspiracies. He has appeared numerous times before the Nebraska Court of Appeals and the Nebraska Supreme Court.
Dave earned his J.D. from the University of Nebraska and has never stopped working to perfect the craft. He stays at the top of his field by participating in premier legal seminars, including the invitation only Trial Lawyers College, an exclusive criminal defense seminar at Harvard, and the National Criminal Defense College.
Dave is an accomplished writer, both in legal briefs and academia. He has published articles in the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers magazine and in the Trial Lawyers College’s magazine, The Warrior. In addition to his law degree, he holds a Master’s Degree in English from the University of Warwick in England.
In addition to writing, Dave is an avid outdoorsman. Whether hunting, kayaking, fishing, or riding on bike trails, he finds every opportunity to get himself and his two daughters outside.