Attorney Jeno Berta has been practicing law since 1994. Jeno is engaged in the general practice of law, including the areas of personal injury, business organization and litigation, wills and trusts draftings, probate matters, civil litigation and certain criminal and family law matters.
Originally from Davenport, Iowa, Jeno attended local public schools and graduated from the University of Iowa in 1990. His formal education continued at Hamline Universtity in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he earned his Law (JD) and Masters in Public Administration (MAPA) in 1994 and 1995.
Jeno began his legal career as a prosecutor for the Scott County (Iowa) Attorney's Office in 1994. In 1995, he established his own law firm. For the next five years, Jeno practiced law in Davenport, Iowa, representing clients in a diverse number of matters in both state and Federal court.
In 2000, Jeno had the opportunity to become a financial advisor in New York City for AXA Adviors. This endeavor was cut short with the tragic events of 9/11. Jeno had joined the U.S. Army Reserve as a Judge Advocate in 1999 and was mobilized to active duty at Fort Dix, New Jersey. While at Fort Dix, Jeno served as a military prosecutor and was appointed a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the exclusive Federal enclave of Fort Dix. He prosecuted numerous matters, up to General Court Martial matters.
In 2006, Jeno was released from active duty and moved with his family to Arizona. Jeno added the State Bar of Arizona to his other bar memberships. He established and directed the operations of a regional law firm concentrating in civil contract litigation and creditors' rights matters.
In 2009, Jeno volunteered to serve in Iraq with the famed 1ST Cavalry Division. He was assigned as the Chief of Claims and Client Services and a part-time military magistrate. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for service.
Jeno and his family returned to Iowa after his Mother's passing in 2010 and renewed his legal practice. However, military duty called again and Jeno returned to active duty, this time with First U.S. Army, relocated to the Rock Island Arsenal. Jeno served as the Chief of Operational Law and again as a part-time military magistrate. He has returned to the Army Reserve and currently holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Jeno is admitted to the following courts: The State Courts of Iowa and New York, the Federal Courts of the United States Supreme Court, The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, The Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, The Army Court of Criminal Appeals, and the Federal District Courts of Arizona, New Jersey, The Southern District of Iowa and the Central District of Illinois.
Jeno resides in Bettendorf, Iowa with his family. Aside from the Army Reserve, he is active in a number of civic organizations including the Iowa Quad-City Rotary (president-elect) and the Association of the United States Army. He and his family also support the Make-A-Wish foundation.