David Rader graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He then went on to serve in the United States Army as an Intelligence Analyst, with the United States Army Criminal Investigation Division, where he deployed to Iraq and Kuwait in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. During his time as a soldier, Mr. Rader received accommodation personally from the U.S. Army Provost Marshal General, Brigadier General Colleen L. McGuire, for his actions as a first responder to November 5, 2009, Fort Hood Shooting Massacre.
- J.D., Florida A&M University, College of Law, 2014
- B.A., Florida Atlantic University, 2005
- Cochise College, 2007
- Associate of Applied Science
- Intelligence Studies
- Florida Bar
- Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida