Berra served as the Ray County, Missouri prosecuting attorney where he tried numerous misdemeanor and felony jury trials. He attended the National Association of District Attorney’s Trial Academy and the Missouri Prosecutor’s Trial Academy.
Berra has extensive state and federal court experience in the areas of automobile negligence, business liability, construction defect litigation, contactor liability, dental malpractice, employment litigation, medical malpractice, premises liability, products liability, trucking litigation, subrogation and workers compensation. He also has experience in insurance coverage matters.
Berra has tried hundreds of cases in state and federal courts in Kansas and Missouri involving automobile negligence, commercial liability, contractor negligence, premises liability, products liability, and trucking liability. His practice now focuses on governmental liability and insurance defense.
AV® - Preeminent Rated. (AV® - Preeminent™ is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties, Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.)
Central Missouri State University, BS (1976)
Hamline University School of Law, JD (1979)
United States District Court for the District of Kansas (1987)
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri (1980)
Kansas Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
Johnson County Bar Association
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Kansas Association of Defense Counsel
Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
CLE Seminars on Insurance & Trial Practice (Lecturer)