SCOTT C. SANDS
                                         ATTORNEY
   

Graduate of Southern Methodist University, 1983, BA, English;
John Marshall Law School, 1986, Juris Doctor (JD).

Admitted to practice: State of Illinois, 1986; United States Federal
Court in the Northern District of Illinois, 1991; Northern District of
Indiana, 2002; Western District of Tennessee, 2002.

Member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyer's
Association and the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys.

Five years as a trial attorney with the Public Defender's Office in
Chicago.

Joined Sands & Associates in 1991, and has tried and settled multi-
million dollar FELA cases, in addition to other personal injury
matters, in both State and Federal Courts.

Since 2012, the BLET recommends using a lawyer
who is a member of the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys (ARLA).
Scott Sands has been a member in good standing if ARLA since
1998.

                                                                                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                      






                                       JOHN C. SANDS
                                           ATTORNEY
                                            1929-2012

Represented railroad workers for over 40 years, obtaining
substantial jury verdicts and settlements.

Raised in a railroad family, John worked in the roundhouse of the
Milwaukee Road as a machinist - helper after high school before
college.

Served in the Korean War from September, 1951 to September,
1953, stationed 16 months in Korea.

Graduate of the University of Illinois, 1951, BA History; John
Marshall Law School, 1958, Legum Doctor, Doctor of Laws, (LLD);
John Marshall Law School, 1970, Juris Doctor Degree (JD)

Admitted to practice: State of Illinois, 1959; Federal Court, 1960;
Supreme Court of the United States, 1974; U.S. Court of Appeals,
7th District, 1988

Member of: Illinois State Bar Association; Illinois Trial Lawyers
Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Chicago Bar
Association; Trial Lawyers of Chicago; American Board of Trial
Advocates; Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys.



           




OUR FIRM IS FORTUNATE TO HAVE SHARING OUR OFFICE:

                                    JAMES N. VAIL
                                       ATTORNEY

Mr. Vail is a graduate of Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, 1960
BS & Juris Doctor (JD). He has practiced law for over 40 years,
specializing in civil litigation. His availability to assist with
research, motions, briefs, and on occasion participation in a trial is
important to protect issues for possible appeal. He has handled
many appeals to both State and Federal Appellate and Supreme
Courts.
You need Java to see this applet.