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D. Nick Caporale, American lawyer. Bar: Nebraska 1957, United States District Court Nebraska 1957, United States Court Appeals 8th circuit 1958, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970. Decorated Bronze Star; recipient Alumni Achievement University Nebraska-Omaha, 1978; Distinguished Alumni Award, University Nebraska College Law, 2004, Nebraska Bar Found Distinguished Services award, 2011.


Caporale, D. Nick was born on September 13, 1928 in Omaha. Son of Michele and Lucia Caporale.


Bachelor, University Nebraska-Omaha, 1949. Master of Science, University Nebraska-Omaha, 1954. Juris Doctor with distinction, University Nebraska-Lincoln, 1957.


Member firm, Stoehr, Rickerson, Sodoro & Caporale, Omaha, 1957-1966;partner, Schmid, Ford, Mooney, Frederick & Caporale, Omaha, 1966-1979;judge, Nebraska District Court, Omaha, 1979-1981;judge, Nebraska Supreme Court, Lincoln, since 1982. Lecturer U. Nebraska, Lincoln, 1982-1984.


President Omaha Community Playhouse, 1976. Served to First lieutenant United States Army, 1952-1954, Korea. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, International Society Barristers.

Member Orderof Coif.


Married Margaret Nilson, August 5, 1950. Children: Laura Diane Stevenson, Leland Alan.