David M. Brady was born and raised in San Francisco with an undergraduate degree in sociology with a minor in history. He also attended the University of San Francisco School of Law and graduated in 1976. He was admitted to the California Bar in December 1976. For a short time, he practiced with a general practice in San Francisco before joining the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, where he was employed for six years. He then moved to Shasta County in 1981 to work for the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office. After approximately six years, he left the District Attorney’s Office and joined the firm of Hanna, Brophy, McLean, McAleer, and Jensen. While working for the law firm he became a partner and served as a partner for approximately 15 years. This firm specialized in workers’ compensation law. Upon retirement, he has teamed up with Dennis Cowan and now specializes in bankruptcy law.
Current Employment Position:
Areas of Practice
100% Bankruptcy, including reorganizations and workouts
More Admissions: California, 1976 U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit, 1976
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1976
Education: University of San Francisco School of Law, California, 1976 – J.D.
University of San Francisco, California, 1971 – B.A. – Sociology (Minor: History)
Classes/Seminars Taught: Workers’ Compensation Law, Lorman Education Services, 2000 Numerous seminars for clients and the Redding Chamber of Commerce
Criminal Law, Shasta College, 1985-1988
Professional Associations and Memberships: American Bankruptcy Institute, 2007 – present member Sacramento Bankruptcy Forum, 2007 – present Lifetime Teaching Credential (Community College) Criminal Law
Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law, 1999 – 2007
Past Employment Positions: San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, 1976 – 1981 Shasta County District Attorney’s Office, 1981 – 1987
Hanna Brophy, McLean, McAleer, Jensen, 1987 – 2007
1946, San Francisco, Calif., United States of America