Judge James P. Bradley was elected to a ten-year term on the Court of Common Pleas Bench in Delaware County, Pennsylvania in 2005 and is presently assigned to the Criminal Section. Judge Bradley was retained in 2015 to serve a second ten-year term. He graduated from LaSalle College with a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts and obtained a Law Degree from the Temple University School of Law in 1972.
Prior to joining the Bench, Judge Bradley spent over thirty (30) years in private practice, specializing in litigation, zoning and municipal law and also served as Solicitor for the Upper Darby Zoning Hearing Board for over twenty years. The Judge also taught real estate and insurance law at Philadelphia College of Textile and Science (now Philadelphia University) between 1978 and 1981. The Judge has also taught more recently at Cabrini College. Governor Rendell appointed Judge Bradley for a four-year term to the Judicial Conduct Board in 2010.
He is married to the former Elizabeth Kenney and has three children, Meg, Beth and Jim, Jr. They reside in Edgmont, Pennsylvania.