James Cada, J.D.
- “Our Vietnam Veterans’ Voices: A Town Hall Meeting”
- Thursday, October 27
James Cada is originally from Schuyler, Nebraska, and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a BS, an MA, and the Juris Doctorate. He practices law in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Cada served in the U.S. Army from September 23, 1968, through April 25, 1970, receiving an honorable discharge with the rank of Staff Sergeant. For his service, he won numerous medals, including the Purple Heart.
Cada serves as chairman of the Nebraska Veterans' Home Board, a board he’s served on since 1998. He also serves or has served on numerous veterans’ boards, including the Governor’s Veterans Advisory Commission. In his profession, Cada has served on the board of directors of the Nebraska Association of Trial Lawyers and is a member of the American Association for Justice; he has also serves or has served on numerous community and foundation boards at local, state, national, and international levels.