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Date: May 26, 2005
ATTORNEY GENERAL BRADY ANNOUNCES NEW CONSUMER PROTECTION UNIT DIRECTOR
Barbara Gadbois named to post
(Wilmington): Attorney General M. Jane Brady today announced that she has named Barbara Gadbois of Pike Creek, to be Director of the Consumer Protection Unit in the Delaware Attorney General's office. Gadbois will head the Unit which is responsible for the investigation of consumer complaints and the enforcement of consumer protection laws in Delaware.
"Barbara's civil litigation experience and varied background makes her selection an easy task. She has displayed solid leadership since she began her employment here, and I am confident she will be an excellent Director," said Attorney General Brady.
Gadbois is a 1988 graduate of the Delaware Law School of Widener University and graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Political Science. She was admitted to the Delaware Bar in 1988 and to the District of Delaware and Pennsylvania Bars in 1989. Gadbois had the privilege of serving as a Wolcott Fellow to the Honorable Andrew D. Christie, Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, and as Law Clerk to the Honorable Albert J. Stiftel, President Judge of the Superior Court.
From 1989 through 2004, she was in private practice with the law firms Ament, Evans, Lynch & Carr, Silverman & McDonald and the Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos. Her practice included civil litigation in all Delaware State and Federal Courts in the areas of personal injury, small business, real estate, contracts and will disputes and medical malpractice. Since April 2004, Barbara has been a Deputy Attorney General with the Consumer Protection Unit of the Attorney General's Office.