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
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
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
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,