Roger B. Radol
Roger B. Radol is an experienced trial lawyer, negotiator, and mediator representing clients in New Jersey and across the country. Roger has utilized his legal and finance background to focus on varying aspects of commercial business problems, family law, and estate planning. Throughout his years of practice, Roger has always recognized the ever-changing landscape in legal and business relationships and the resolution of controversies. He has trained and has been certified by Harvard Law School in Leadership and Negotiation. Roger has been certified in bankruptcy mediation by the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution at St. John’s University School of Law. He has also been certified by the Institute for Dispute Resolution at Seton Hall University in divorce mediation.
Roger has represented clients in numerous contested matters in federal and state cases. He handles an array of complex cases involving diverse and complex subject matters. He has advocated the use of various forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution including mediation and arbitration and was one of the first to use video conferencing in arbitration hearings. Roger sat as a Court-appointed mediator for over twenty-five years. He has assisted clients in negotiating the winding down of a business without the necessity of filing for bankruptcy, debt consolidation, asserting violation of federal consumer protection statutes, and the prosecution and defense of shareholder disputes and derivative actions.
A native of New York City, Roger graduated from Adelphi University. Following service to his country in the United States Navy, Roger attended graduate school in the evenings at Hofstra University, graduating with a Master Degree in Education and School and District Administration. At Hofstra, he was inducted into the Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society. He holds a second Master Degree in Public and Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Southeastern University. Roger graduated from the William Mitchel College of Law where such notable jurists as Warren Berger attended and Harry Blackman taught. He gained valuable financial and business experience as the Controller of the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Washington, Virginia, and Maryland. This was followed by his tenure as Controller of Palm Beach Beauty Products.
With the aging of the baby boomer generation, Roger has dedicated a portion of his practice to estate planning, special needs trusts, health, and long-term care.
Among other recognitions for his litigation skills, Roger was instrumental in requiring the State if New Jersey to collect interest on child support arrears. For over fifteen years, he has advised and sat as board attorney for the Defining Moment Foundation dedicated to the awareness and prevention of substance abuse and more recently senior adult abuse.
William Michell College of Law
- Juris Doctor
- Masters of Public and Business Administration
- Major: Finance
- Masters of Science
- Major: Education
- Advanced Certification in School & District Administration
- Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
Advanced Training and Certifications
Harvard Law School
- Negotiation & Leadership
St. John’s University School of Law
- The Hugh Cary Center for Dispute Resolution & American Bankruptcy Institute (Joint Program)
- Bankruptcy Mediation
Seton Hall University School of Law
- Divorce Mediation
- Center for Mediation and Training
- Advanced Divorce Mediation
- New Jersey
- United States District Court for District of New Jersey
- United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Organizations and Associations
- American Bankruptcy Institute
- National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
- New Jersey Bar Association
- American Bar Association – Bankruptcy & Mediation Section
- Bergen County Bar Association
- New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
- United Way
- The Defining Moment Foundation – a non-profit educational agency empowering strategies for preventing substance abuse.
- Pryce v. Scharff, 384 N.J. Super. 197 (App. Div. 2006)
- Miko v. Miko, 283 N.J. Super. 287 (1994)