Justin Kalemkiarian is an experienced litigator who practices in State and Federal Courts. He has been named a SuperLawyers Rising Star and has been named to the National Trial Lawyers 40 under 40 multiple times. He represents clients in the areas of criminal defense and related civil and licensure defense cases, with an emphasis on drug crimes, Title IX allegations, white collar crimes, DUI/DWI defense, and professional license defense.

Justin received his bachelor’s degree from Gustavus Adolphus College and graduated with his J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law. He is a current board member of the Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association.

During his time in Iowa, Justin served as an extern to the Honorable Judge John A. Jarvey of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, and as a research assistant for Professor Maya Steinitz. Justin is licensed to practice law in Nebraska and Illinois, and is admitted to practice at the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska.

Outside of work, Justin is an active member in the Lincoln community. He is on the boards of Downtown Lincoln Rotary, NextGen Lincoln, and Friends of Lied, and has also participated in  Junior Achievement, Lincoln Young Professionals, and is a member at the County Club of Lincoln.

“I thought Justin was more than helpful and he got me out of a sticky situation.
I could not be more pleased and grateful. Better than expected.” – J.D.

“Was happy with my service. Justin did an excellent job. He helped me out quite a bit.” – D.C.

“Justin was there to help me out when I needed it the most!!”– J.M.

“Justin knows what he is doing and is well educated. He is well affiliated with people in the court system, and is great at explaining how everything works in the big picture. I truly understood the circumstances I was under and Justin made the process that much easier; and less stressful on me as his client.” – Client

“Great Lawyer! My truck was damaged at a dealership, and he helped me do whatever he could to get me the help I needed. He was very honest every step of the way. The dealership bought back the truck back and I got a new one. He is great: Couldn’t have had a better solution without him!”
– Kim

“I would highly recommend Justin Kalemkiarian as a lawyer. He was very upfront about my case with all possible outcomes explained to me. He kept me well up to date on my case and where I stood as to possible outcome. He managed to achieve a very favorable outcome and I was quite pleased with his service.”
– Roger

Justin Kalemkiarian
Bar Admissions
  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
  • Illinois
  • J.D., University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa (2013)
  • B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College (2006)

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys Member
  • Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
  • Lincoln Downtown Rotary
  • NextGen Lincoln
  • Lincoln Young Professionals
  • Lincoln Community Foundation Board of Directors, ex-officio member
  • Past Ex-Oficio Member, Lincoln Community Foundation Board of Directors
  • Friends of Lied
  • Lincoln Country Club
Honors and Awards
  • SuperLawyers Rising Stars
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
Justin Kalemkiarian
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
Berry Law Firm Berry Law Firm N/A 402-215-0979