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Dennis L. Schrader

Of Counsel


Dennis L. Schrader is a partner in Morris James’ Government Relations, Business Litigation, and Real Estate Groups. He is a past president of the Delaware State Bar Association and represents several municipalities and towns in Delaware.

Faculty Member of Various Seminars

Served as speaker or panel member for Mid-Atlantic Conference of Bar Presidents, Supreme Court's Pre-Admission Conference, Bench-Bar Conference, Sussex County Bar, Delaware State Bar, and other seminars on topics including professional guidance, professional ethics, land use laws, eminent domain and condemnation, sovereign immunity, municipal elections, fundamentals of family law, etc.

Professional Affiliations

Delaware State Bar Association, Past President
Sussex County Bar Association, President
American Bar Association House of Delegates, Member
Delaware Judicial Nominating Commission, Member
Delaware State Public Integrity Commission, Member
Delaware Courts Planning Committee, Member
Delaware Bar Foundation, Board Member
Delaware Supreme Court

  • Board of Bar Examiners, Member
  • Board on Professional Responsibility, Member
  • Chairman, Permanent Advisory Committee on Lawyer’s Rules  of Professional Conduct,  Member
  • Lawyers Fund for Client Protection, Trustee

Delaware Superior Court, Certified Mediator

News & Events



Community Legal Aid, Board of Directors

Delaware Association of Professional Engineers, Council Member

Sussex County Delaware, County Attorney

Town of Bridgeville, Town Attorney

Town of Frankford, Town Attorney

Town of Ocean View, Town  Attorney

Town of South Bethany, Town Attorney



Best Lawyers, 2019 - Present

Delaware Today Top Lawyers, 2019 - Present

Terry-Carrey Inns of Court, Professionalism Award, 2009

Delaware Supreme Court, Andrew D. Christie Award, 2001

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Delaware, 1973
West Virginia, 1972


West Virginia University, JD, 1972
West Virginia University, BA, 1969
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