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Sandra M. Traicoff

Sandra M. Traicoff, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1978, Michigan 1990. Fellow University Fellow, University Illinois, Urbana, 1968; scholar Regents scholar, University Colorado, Boulder, 1962.


  • Traicoff, Sandra M. was born on August 31, 1944 in O'Neill, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Theodore Edwin and Ella Pauline (Fuhrer) Rustemeyer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political science and Asian studies, University Kansas, 1967. Master of Arts in liberal studies, University Illinois, 1970. Juris Doctor, DePaul University, 1978.


    • Assistant reference and documents library University Illinois Law Library., Urbana, 1970—1973. Associate library head public services DePaul University Law Library., Chicago, 1973—1977. Loan review officer Commercial National Bank of Peoria, 1978—1982.

      Corporation secretary Midwest Finance Group, Inc., Peoria, 1982—1986, vice president, secretary and general counsel, 1986—1989. Attorney Howard & Howard Attorneys Professional Corporation, Peoria, since 1989. Lecturer Graduate School Library.

      Sciences, University Chicago, 1975—1977. Lecturer, consultant Commercial National Management Consultant Company, Peoria, 1979—1982.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1978, Michigan 1990.


    Board directors Heart of Illinois Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Peoria, 1981—1986, president board, 1981—1982. Board directors, member committees Young Women’s Christian Association, 1981—1992, board directors, 1986—1992, vice president, 1987—1989, president board, 1989—1991. Member of Peoria County Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, American Bar Association, Beta Phi Mu.


    • Married Chris J. Traicoff, February 17, 1973.
    • father: Theodore Edwin Rustemeyer
    • mother: Ella Pauline (Fuhrer) Rustemeyer
    • spouse: Chris J. Traicoff
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    Born August 31, 1944
    (age 73)