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John C. Andrade

John C. Andrade

Dover, Delaware

JOHN C. ANDRADE joined Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, P.A. in 1987 and is a Director concentrating his practice in the areas of product liability, environmental law, intellectual property and civil litigation. Prior to joining Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, Mr. Andrade was an attorney for the Dupont Company for 8 years, concentrating on products liability and intellectual property. Mr. Andrade is admitted to practice in Delaware and before the Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Andrade is a past president of the Kent County Bar Association and is a member of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association of Justice.

Mr. Andrade graduated from the University of Connecticut with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1973, an M.B.A. from the University of Delaware in 1978 and a J.D. summa cum laude from Widener University School of Law in 1978, where he was an associate editor of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law.

He is an adjunct professor at Widener University School of Law teaching products liability law for the last 32 years.

Areas of Practice

  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Products Liability Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware, 1980
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1984
  • U.S. District Court District of Delaware, 1981


  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
    • J.D. - 1978
  • University of Delaware, Newark, DE
    • M.B.A. - 1978
  • University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
    • B.S. (Chemical Engineering) - 1973

Published Works

  • Comment, Passing-On in Antitrust: Was Hanover Shoe 'Turned on it's Head' to Decide Illinois Brick?, 3 Del.J. Corp. L. 452, 1978
  • John C. Andrade and Pamela D. Andrade, "Malpractice of Psychiatric Nurse", Co-author, 26 Am. Jur. Proof of Facts 2d 53, 1981

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kent County Bar Association, (President, July 2003 - June 2004)
  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • Delaware Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association of Justice

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