Jacob C. Cadena

Attorney Manager at Thomas J. Henry Law's Austin Office

Mr. Jacob Cadena is a managing attorney of Thomas J. Henry Law’s Austin office. He manages a team of attorneys as well as handles injury cases for clients across Texas.

Born and raised in The Valley, Mr. Cadena holds a Bachelor’s of Science from The University of Texas-Pan American and obtained his Juris Doctor at the Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Mr. Cadena has displayed an outstanding dedication to our clients since joining the firm as an associate attorney in 2016. He consistently establishes new standards for excellence at each position he holds at the firm, including his transition to a managerial role in our Corpus Christi office before moving to Austin.

Mr. Cadena takes pride in directing a team of attorneys representing a wide variety of clients, from those injured in motor vehicle collisions to premises liability cases against billion-dollar corporations. Mr. Cadena’s leadership helped drive the aggressive growth and success of our Austin office, and he continues to fight for our clients with that same aggression and sense of urgency. During his time at Thomas J. Henry Law, Mr. Cadena has mentored the next generation of attorney advocates, fostering a community of camaraderie within the firm and a deep commitment to the aggressive pursuit of our clients’ interests.

Outside of work, Mr. Cadena enjoys the food and drink scene Austin has to offer. You can find him at a sporting event or spending time with his dog, a Chow Chow named Beau.



  • State Bar of Texas


  • Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School
    • Phi Delta Law Fraternity
    • Mentor Program
    • Student Bar Association
    • Hispanic Latino Law Society
    • Mock Trial Board
    • Evidence Competition
  • University of Texas–Pan American


  • 40-Hour Mediation Certificate
  • Contracts Certificate of Merit
  • Sol Segel Award
  • Honors Scholarship


At Thomas J. Henry, our guiding principle is to provide our clients with the best legal representation possible for their personal injury case. Our Austin personal injury attorneys fight diligently for their injured clients every day, striving to achieve the compensation they deserve. We greatly value our clients’ feedback — see what Jacob Cadena’s clients had to say about their experience.

We had an auto accident in December 2019 in Austin. Throughout this ordeal, Mr. Cody Smith and Mr. Jacob Cadena did all that was asked to help my son and me. I will be eternally grateful to them and the Thomas J Henry Law Firm for the way they handled our case and stood by us in our time of need. Thank you so very much!! — Joe Moran

Jacob Cadena did I really good job of finding out what happened with our case. I was very happy with the outcome. hank you guys very much — Genevie Rodriguez

Thank you to Thomas J. Henry for helping me with my case! It took some time but I got the result I wanted. My lead lawyer Jacob Cadena fought for me and helped me. Best firm in Austin and I would recommend it to anyone who is in a car crash. — Kennedy Rose

Jacob Cadena was more than amazing to work with! He was very attentive throughout the entire process, kept me updated as the case progressed, and was able to get me a great settlement much faster than I expected! He made this experience feel like SUCH A BREEZE! Thank you so much! — Mahal Swim

great experience with Jacob Cadena! wonderful lawyer! — Alex Jonas

I would like to say Thank You, to The Austin Law office of Thomas J. Henry. Especially to Morgan Curell and Jacob Cadena. You both helped me tremendously in my time of need. I had never been in a situation like this before. I was nervous and scared. I had no idea how to handle everything. You guys explained everything to me and made me feel very confident that my case was being handled by the best firm possible. You always do exactly what you say you’re going to do, and your firm is very professional. I highly recommend this law firm to anyone, they go above and beyond for their clients! — Jessica Jemison

I want to thank everyone at Thomas J Henry who helped me and a big thanks to my attorney Jacob Cadena, he didn’t mess around when the insurance company didn’t want to pay for my car and my injuries. If you’re in a car crash, hire this firm because they’ll fight for you, even if it’s not the biggest case. — Justin Falcon

I hired a Thomas J Henry attorney Jacob Cadena, and through a tough time, he made things so much easier for me. The process went so smooth, he was straightforward and I got a great settlement thanks to him. — Desherry Joy Tran

Definitely recommend this law firm! My attorneys Phillip Perez and Jacob Cadena were amazing. They were very attentive throughout the whole process, kept me updated as the case progressed, and were able to get me a great settlement. More than what I thought I could get! Made everything easy for me and were able to close the case faster than I thought. Overall made a pretty stressful experience SO EASY! Thank you so much to Thomas J Henry and everyone that worked on my case! — Stephanie Perez

Attorney Jacob Cadena was very knowledgeable. He made sure to explain everything completely where I understood what was taking place and why. He worked to help me above and beyond. Highly recommend. — Kelly Gore

I did not have the biggest case and my attorney Mr. Cadena still took care of business for me. He gave me the attention I wanted when needed and was always available to answer any of my questions. Would definitely recommend bringing any of your cases here. They don’t just care about the big cases. I recommend that you ask for Mr. Cadena to handle your case since he will get the job done. Thanks to Thomas J. Henry for taking my case! — Joseph Valdez

Do not wait! If you have been injured in an accident, call Thomas J. Henry Law. We have Austin car accident attorneys and Austin truck accident lawyers available 24/7, nights and weekends to assist you with your claim.

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