Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate
  • Nonprofit Entities & Charitable Planning
  • Asset Protection


  • Nebraska

Scott C. Berryman


About Scott C. Berryman

Scott has worked in private practice, government practice and done significant pro bono work in the nonprofit world.  He has been a solo practitioner, worked in a Midwest mega-firm, and has found the right size in a boutique firm.  In addition to legal work, Scott has founded a nonprofit, a public affairs firm, a real estate holding and management company, as well as a health and wellness service company.  He has extensive experience in nonprofit board development and issue advocacy at the state and local level.

Scott’s community engagement has centered around public safety, literacy & libraries, healthcare initiatives, and nonprofit grant application evaluation & awards.

A lifelong Nebraskan, Scott has lived over a decade in each of Nebraska’s congressional districts.  He is a graduate of Leadership Omaha, and the FBI Citizens Academy.  Scott is the father of four children.


University of Nebraska – College of Law

J.D., 1998

Lt. Governor, 8th Circuit, Student Section, American Bar Association

Associate Justice of the Student Court

Student Section National Liaison to the Law and Science Committee of the American Bar Association


University of Nebraska – Lincoln

B.S., Biology, 1992

Beta Beta Beta Biology Honorary

Mortar Board Member

Golden Key Honorary, President

Campus Red Cross, President

Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, President

Publications and Presentations

Presenter: Board Development, FBI National Citizens Academy Alumni Association, nation-wide web conference, 2015

Presenter: Board Member Relations: How chapters can work conflicts and resolutions, FBI National Citizens Academy Alumni Association, Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, 2014

Author: Building Better Boards, white paper commissioned by Omaha Community Foundation, with Carmen Bunde, 2011

Presenter: Library Advocacy, Nebraska Library Legislative Day, Nebraska Library Association, 2010

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