Deborah L. Bradley is a native Texan and was born in San Antonio, Texas. In May 1971, Deborah graduated from East Texas State University with a B.B.A. in Marketing was named Marketing Student of the Year and was Vice President of Marketing of Pi Sigma Epsilon Fraternity. Deborah moved to Austin to begin a career in politics and to work for the Texas Railroad Commission and then the Texas General Land Office. In 1985 Deborah was elected to represent the Young Democrats of America on the Democratic National Committee for a two year period.
Realizing the importance of education, Deborah decided to continue her educational pursuits and in 1993 graduated from South Texas College of Law with a J.D. Deborah worked full time while in law school and was a member of Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity. Deborah has 19 years of litigation experience in the areas of personal injury law, maritime law, and oil and gas law. Deborah is licensed to practice law in the states of Texas and Mississippi. Also, in 2012 Deborah became a Certified Mediator after attending A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center mediation course at the University of Houston Law Center, Blakely Advocacy Institute.
Deborah believes in giving back to the community. She is on the Board of Directors for the Kym Coleman Education Foundation, which is a non-profit charitable foundation that currently sponsors two Greater Houston Area elementary schools with its Honor Roll Bicycle Program that gives incentive to children to achieve exemplary grades and also awards annual college scholarships. Deborah is also on the Lamb & Goat Committee of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, which raises funds for the HLSR college scholarships. It is all about the children.
Admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1993 and the State Bar of Mississippi in 2007.
Admitted to practice before U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi.
Member of the State Bar of Texas; State Bar of Mississippi; Mississippi Association for Justice.