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Bradley J. Watson

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Bradley J. Watson is a partner at Watson & Watson, and was the founding partner of the firm. Bradley has focused his practice in the areas of criminal law, family law, car wrecks and personal injury, probate law, immigration law, civil law, home defect and insect damage cases, juvenile law, general litigation, trials, and appeals. Bradley is a native of Albertville, and is an active member of the Marshall County Bar.

Bradley earned his J.D. from Thomas Goode Jones School of Law. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in both Philosophy and Political Science from the University of Alabama. During law school, Bradley worked as a summer intern at the Attorney General’s Office, in the Violent Crimes division, and helped in the prosecution of violent crimes in the state of Alabama. He worked as an intern for Judge Kelly Wise in the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals for a semester as well. He also was an intern for Legal Services of Alabama, the Montgomery Office during his final summer in law school. Bradley also participated in the Family Violence Clinic while in law school, and was the Vice President of the Federalist Society as well. He was a member of Phi Alpha Delta and Jones Public Interest Legal Foundation while in law school. In fact, Bradley was made a Public Interest Fellow because of his commitment to service during his law school career through the Public Interest Program.

Upon passing the Alabama State Bar in 2010, Bradley came back to his hometown and started his own law practice, called the Law Offices of Bradley J. Watson. A year later, Bradley’s wife and high school sweet heart, Gabriela Watson, passed the bar and joined the firm. Together, Bradley and Gabriela are the two partners in Watson and Watson

In 2013, Bradley was awarded an Indigent Criminal Defense contract for Marshall County, and he has served in that capacity since that time. To date, he has handled more than 250 felony and misdemeanor cases.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Activities:
○ Alabama State Bar - April 30, 2010
○ U.S. District Court Alabama Northern Division
○ Marshall County Bar Association
○ Federalist Society
○ Marshall County Bar Association President (2011-12)
○ Member of The Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
○ Serves on Marshall County Bar Scholarship Committee


EDUCATION

Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, Montgomery, Alabama
Juris Doctor, May 2010


Honors:
o Eagle Scholarship Recipient
o Graduated top 20th Percentile
o Public Interest Fellow
o Dean’s List – Fall 2008

Activities:
○ Vice President – Federalist Society
○ Phi Alpha Delta Legal Society
○ Public Interest Legal Foundation

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Political Science, May, 2007


Honors:
○ Graduated summa cum laude
○ Either Dean’s or President’s list each semester I was enrolled full time
○ The National Dean’s List – top one-half of one percent of college students
○ The National Society of Collegiate Scholars – excellence in 1st and 2nd years
○ Alpha Lambda Delta – honors academic excellence of freshmen
○ Phi Eta Sigma – High Scholastic Achievement among freshmen
○ Sigma Alpha Lambda – National Leadership and Honors Organization
○ Pi Sigma Alpha – Political Science Honor Society
○ Phi Alpha Theta – History Honor Society
○ Phi Sigma Tau – Philosophy Honor Society
○ Phi Beta Kappa – Excellence in Liberal Arts

Activities:
○ Philosophy Club Member
○ Campus Libertarian Party Member