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Sandy Rader, J.D.

Sandy Rader was born in Newark, New Jersey, August 3, 1931; admitted to bar, 1960, New Jersey, United States District Court for New Jersey and Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

EDUCATION: Butler University (B.A., 1953); Rutgers University Law School (Juris Doctor 1959), Municipal Prosecutor, Township of East Brunswick, 1963-1965.

MEMBER: Middlesex County Bar Association (Trustee, 1979) and New Jersey State Bar Association; Trial Lawyers Association of Middlesex County (Vice President, 1966-1967; President, 1967-1968); Trial Attorneys of New Jersey, President Middlesex County Bar Foundation 2001-2002; (With U.S. Air Force, 1953-1957): Colonel, USAFR, 1975-1984, Strategic Air Command and Military Airlift Command); Chair-Military Law Committee and Veteran's Affairs Committee, New Jersey State Bar Association-1993-1996; presently on staff at Retiree Assistance Office, McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey, Member NJSBA Lawyers Assistance Program Committee; (1995-2000); Member N.J.S.B.A. Elder Law Section.

Clients have included Asarco, Inc., Travelers Indemnity Insurance Company, Motor Club of America Insurance Company, National Westminster Bank, Bankers Savings, J.I. Kislak Mortgage Corporation and Commerce Bank, N.A.

Mr. Rader is at present Of Counsel to the Law Firm of James P. Nolan and Associates, 61 Green Street, Woodbridge, New Jersey 07095 since January 1, 1995. His present practice is in the areas of Respondent and Petitioner Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury, Real Estate, Estate Planning and Elder Law, and is Counsel to Asarco, Inc. in defending Occupational Injury and Occupational Exposure claims; and City of Perth Amboy in defending Workers' Compensation Injuries, Negligence, Tax Appeals and Zoning Appeals.

He served on the Alumni Board of Directors of the Butler University Alumni Association from 1998 to 2002; and represented Butler University at the inauguration of Dr. Richard McCormick as the President of Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey on April 13, 2002; he was selected as the United States Air Force Volunteer of the Year for 2001 at McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey on February 15, 2002. On May 5, 2003, he was admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States of America.

Mr. Rader is also a Volunteer with "Trial Lawyers Care" representing victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks at the Worlds Trade Center, Pentagon and Pennsylvania in claims to the "Victim Compensation Claim Fund".

On March 15, 2004 Col. Rader was elected Vice President, Sister Service of the Northern New Jersey Chapter of the Association of the United States Army. He is a member of the Melvin H. Motolinsky Research Foundation in recruiting leaders of the foundation to perpetuate its goals in research of blood diseases for the next generation.

Mr. Rader recently received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Trial Lawyers of American-New Jersey for his service to and legal representation of the New Jersey Families and victims of September 11, 2001 as a volunteer attorney for Trial Lawyers Care. On May 6, 2004, Mr. Rader received the Lawyer Achievement Award for 2004 presented by Middlesex County Bar Association. This was in recognition of his activities, to inform and education the public about our American and New Jersey legal system; to encourage and promote reform and modernization; to improve the relationship between the legal profession and the general public; and for his service to the community of Middlesex County as the outstanding Attorney in Middlesex County.

Mr. Rader presently serves on the Board of Visitors of the School of Liberal Arts and Science at Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana.