Criminal Defense is about results. Identifying client goals and working to get the best possible results is what criminal defense attorneys do. Results are specific to the facts of the case and the law.

  • First-Degree Sexual Assault of a Child, etc.

    Not Guilty/Dismissed

    Client charged in Howard county with three sex crimes: First-Degree Sexual Assault of a Child (20 years to life in prison), Incest (1-20 years) and Third-Degree Sexual Assault of a Child (0-5 years). Today all 3 felony counts were dismissed. Case Dismissed.

  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana – Interstate Drug Stop

    Not Guilty / Case Dismissed

    Client was travelling east on Interstate 80 and had stopped at a gas station when law enforcement searched the U-Haul client was driving with his consent. Upon searching the vehicle, law enforcement located 31 lbs of marijuana and charged the client with possession with the intent to deliver marijuana (Class IIA Felony) and the possession of marijuana absent a Drug Tax Stamp (a Class IV Felony). The driver was facing up to 22 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000. Berry Law attorney Seth Morris successfully demonstrated the U-Haul wasn’t rented in client’s name, the client didn’t have the key to the cargo portion of the U-Haul where the marijuana was found, the client’s belongings were not in the U-haul, there was no evidence the client ever had access to the cargo portion of the U-Haul, and the State’s cooperating witness sent incriminating Facebook messages just days prior to the search. After jury deliberation, the client was found not guilty on all charges. Case Dismissed.

  • Client Expelled from Graduate Program at University

    Termination Reversed and Penalty Reduced to Probation

    Client expelled from University graduate school for alleged violation of academic code of conduct. Berry Law attorney Susan Napolitano showed that the University’s investigation and penalty procedures were not followed. The University reversed the termination and the penalty was reduced to probation. Client allowed to graduate with a clean academic record.

  • Concealed Carry Violation, Disturbing the Peace (of the Police Officer) and 3rd Degree Assault

    Not Guilty

    Client charged with concealed carry violation, disturbing the peace (of the police officer) and 3rd Degree assault based on a “menacing threat.” Berry Law got the concealed carry violation dropped, and  the client was found not guilty on a directed verdict for other charges. Not Guilty.

  • Title IX Sexual Assault Allegations

    Probation

    Client brought to administrative hearing facing expulsion for alleged sexual assault and stalking. Berry Law Firm challenged the claims and evidence, resulting in a reduction to minor charges. Disciplinary action reduced to probation.

  • Use of a Firearm to Commit a Felony and Terroristic Threats

    Not Guilty/Dismissed

    Client was charged with Use of a Firearm to Commit a Felony and Terroristic Threats and was facing up to 50 years in jail with a mandatory minimum of 5 years.

    Due to the zealous representation by Berry Law Firm attorneys, all charges were dropped.

  • Alleged Conspiracy for Marijuana Delivery

    Not Guilty/Dismissed

    After a Missouri resident spent time in a Nebraska jail for allegedly conspiring to deliver marijuana with a firearm, the charges were dropped and he was released from jail. The state had violated the defendant’s right to a speedy trial and the judge proceeded to dismiss the case. The man was represented by Attorney Chad Wythers. Click here to read more.

  • Felony Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

    Favorable Plea Agreements

    Client charged with felony failure to register as a sex offender Lincoln, Nebraska. Lancaster County. Charge reduced to attempted failure to register and client sentenced to $750 fine.

  • Assaulting a Federal Law Enforcement Officer

    Favorable Plea Agreement

    Client charged with a federal felony for violating 18 U.S.C. 111(a)(1) by assaulting a federal law enforcement officer in the Federal District of Nebraska, Omaha. Pursuant to plea agreement, client pled guilty to two misdemeanors in federal court and one misdemeanor in state court resulting in probation. No jail time.

  • Burglary

    Not Guilty/Dismissed

    Client charged in Jefferson County, Nebraska with Burglary. Berry Law Firm attorney secured a dismissal of the felony following a preliminary hearing.

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