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D. Nick Caporale Edit Profile

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.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Connections

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