In 1963, Ms. Bradley received a BS degree in mathematics and in 1966, a Juris Doctor degree, from the University of Denver College of Law. She also studied Spanish, Russian and Hebrew languages.
Ms. Bradley has been an attorney practicing law in Colorado continuously since 1966, with emphasis on representation of injured and disable people. She was admitted to practice by the Colorado Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado in 1996; the United State Court of Appeals for the 10th Judicial District in 1967; and the United States Supreme Court in 1969.
Her professional activities have included membership on the Supreme Court/Colorado Bar Association Joint Committee to study the model Rules of Professional Conduct (1987-1990); Secretary of the Colorado Bar Association Ethics Committee (1978-1995); CBA Workers' Compensation Section Chair (1983-1984) and Adams County Bar Association Representative to the Board of Governors (1973-1975). She is a charter member and incorporator of the Boulder Action of Soviet Jewry. For several years, she traveled to the former Soviet Union and Israel, communicating with world member of the Board of Trustees of Congregation Har HaShem synagogue in Boulder, Colorado, where she served as a secretary for four terms and was Vice President from 1987 to 1988. She is a member of the International Hospitality Center, UNESCO for 26 years.