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JamesJames P. Cavanaugh

Email: cavanaughlawfirm@aol.com
Education: Creighton University, B.A., 1977, Creighton University, J.D., 1980
Practice Areas: Social Security Disability
Membership: Omaha, Nebraska State and American Bar Associations
Admissions: Nebraska State Bar; U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Biography: James P. Cavanaugh is a practicing attorney of law and founding partner of the Cavanaugh Law Firm in Omaha, Nebraska, a specialty law firm concentrating on Social Security Disability Law. He is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR). He has presented as a speaker and expert in the area of Social Security Disability in multiple venues.

An Omaha native, he is a graduate of the Creighton University (B.A., 1977) and Creighton University School of Law (J.D., 1980). He was admitted to the Nebraska Bar, and is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit. He is a member of the Omaha Bar Association, the Nebraska State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

Jim is a former trial attorney with the Douglas County Public Defender, representing indigent clients, and former Administrative Assistant to the Mayor of Omaha.

He has served on the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Repertory Theater, the Center for Missouri River Studies, and the Ancient Order of Hibernians. He is a member of the Omaha Sister Cities Association, and the Irish American Cultural Institute of Nebraska. He is a speaker with the Nebraska Humanities Council Speakers Bureau. He has served on the Mercy High School Capital Campaign Board of Directors, the Montessori Parent’s Cooperative Corporation, and as Chairman of the Irish Art Exhibition.

patrickPatrick B. Cavanaugh

Email: patrick@thecavanaughlawfirm.com
Education: Loyola University of Chicago, B.A., 1994, Creighton University, J.D. 1998
Practice Areas: Social Security Disability
Membership: Omaha, Nebraska State and American Bar Associations Admissions: Nebraska State Bar; U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska

Biography: Patrick B. Cavanaugh is a partner in the Cavanaugh Law Firm and has a specialized Social Security Disability Law practice. He is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR). He has presented as a speaker and expert in the area of Social Security Disability Law at multiple seminars and venues.

Most recently presenting at the National Business Institute, Continuing Legal Education seminar on Social Security Disability Law.

He is a former trial attorney with the Douglas County Public Defender, representing indigent clients in criminal and civil commitment matters.

An Omaha native, he is a graduate of the Loyola University of Chicago (B.A., 1994) and Creighton University School of Law (J.D., 1998). He was admitted to the Nebraska Bar in 1999, and is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska. He is a member of the Omaha Bar Association, the Nebraska State Bar Association, and the American Bar