Rudolph A. Socey, Jr. Esq.

Founding Partner
Rudolph A. Socey, Jr., is the Senior Partner of Lenos, Socey, Formidoni, Giordano, Cooley, Lang & Casey, LLC. He concentrates his practice in representing doctors in medical negligence and disciplinary actions.

A former president of the Mercer County Bar Association, Mr. Socey is a Master in the Mercer County American Inn of Court. He has made numerous presentation to attorneys, physicians, and physicians in training.

Mr. Socey received his A.B., cum laude, from Gettysburg College and his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He was law clerk to the Honorable Frank J. Kingfield, Chancery and Assignment Judge of Mercer, Somerset and Hunterdon Counties.

Bar Admissions:

  • State of New Jersey, 1968
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1968
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1984


  • Gettysburg College, B.A., 1965 (cum laude)
  • University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1968
  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Frank J. Kingfield, Superior Court of New Jersey, Assignment Judge, 1968


  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey

Professional Affiliations:

  • Mercer County Bar Association (Past President)
  • New Jersey State and American Bar Associations
  • New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association
  • Master Mercer County American Inn Of Court


  • Medical Malpractice Committee of New Jersey, State Bar Association


  • “Limiting Damages In New Jersey ” – National Business Institute – November 2, 1989
  • “Issues of Liability Affecting Practice of Medicine” – U.M.D.N.J. Senior Medical Students May 1995
  • “Litigating The Birth Asphyxia Case” – New Jersey Institute For Continuing Legal Education – September 30, 1999


  • “Medical Records – Their Integrity and Yours” – Progress Notes – Summer of 1994