Bradley J. Abbas,
Bradley has a broad legal practice focused on customer service and education the clients of their legal rights and obligations. He grew up on a family farm in rural Iowa where he developed a Midwestern work ethic. He graduated 2nd in his High School Class and participated in a variety of sports and extracurricular activities.
He attended Iowa State University where he received an undergraduate Bachelor of Arts in Architecture in May of 1987. In college he was a senator to the student government for the College of Design, Treasurer of the student chapter of the American Institute of Architects local chapter and held numerous offices in the social fraternity, Alpha Kappa Lambda. After college, Bradley interned with the largest architectural firm in the State of Connecticut for three years. He was their leading Computer Aided Design Drawing (CADD) drafts person and also the player/coach of the firm’s softball team and became an avid snow skier.
Bradley attended law school at Drake University where he received a Juris Doctor with Honors in December of 1992. He received numerous awards and honors in law school including:
Order of the Coif – an honorary association selected by the law school faculty from among the top ten percent of the graduating class
Drake Law Review, Associate Editor 92-93, Junior Staff 91-92
American Jurisprudence Awards for: Evidence, Modern Real Estate Transactions, Business Associations, & International Trade
Early Scholarship Recipient 1992-93 Full Tuition Scholarship awarded based on outstanding academic merit and leadership through the first two years of law school
Isadore M. Robinson Scholarship 1991-92 Awarded based on outstanding academic achievement during the first year of law school
Blackstone Inn of Court, Honorary association composed of Iowa judges, litigators, educators and students for developing a social forum for discussion of litigation related issues
After law school Bradley moved to Arizona was admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in 1993 and the Federal District Court for the District of Arizona in 1993 as well. With his architectural background much of his 21 year legal career has been devoted to construction law, but he also practices general litigation, personal injuries (auto accidents and other injuries), family law (divorces and child custody), bankruptcy, and business law.
Bradley also is a volunteer member of the board of directors of several non-profit charitable institutions. He has assisted several entities in formation and in obtaining and maintaining their 503 (c)(3) tax exempt status.