Judge Sandron was appointed in September of 2002. He previously served as both an SSA judge in Evansville, Indiana (2001 – 2002) and an Immigration Judge in Miami, Florida (1990–2001). Before that he was a senior trial attorney for the Immigration and Naturalization Service in Arlington, Virginia (1989–1990) and for the FLRA in Washington, D.C. (1984–1988). He also served for almost 10 years as a field attorney in the NLRB's two offices in Los Angeles, California: Region 21 (1981–1984) and Region 31 (1974–1980). A native of Brooklyn, New York, he received a B.A., cum laude, from Occidental College in 1971, and a J.D. from Duke University Law School in 1974. Active in the American Bar Association, he is coordinator for the Judicial Division's NLRB Judges Group, on the Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division Council, and on committees of the Judicial Division and the National Conference of the Administrative Law Judiciary.