Lieutenant Colonel Yvonne R. Bradley is the Assistant Staff Judge Advocate for the 514th Air Mobility Wing, McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey. She is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and Notre Dame Law School in South Bend, Indiana where she earned a Juris Doctorate decree.
After law school Lieutenant Colonel Bradley joined the Air Force Judge Advocate General (JAG) Program. She was initially stationed at Travis AFB, California and later transferred to Hickam AFB, Hawaii. She received an Honorable Discharge after six years of active duty service. A year after her Honorable Discharge from active duty, Lieutenant Colonel Bradley joined the Air Force Reserves.
After her active duty military service, Lieutenant Colonel Bradley worked with the Pennsylvania Capital Resource Center and later the Federal Defender Capital Habeus Corpus Unit representing and assisting indigent Pennsylvania death row inmates through the state and federal appeals process.
Currently, Lieutenant Colonel Bradley is a sole practitioner in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Her general law practice handles chiefly criminal defense and family law cases. Lieutenant Colonel Bradley is also an adjunct part-time legal/paralegal instructor at a local community college.
In November 2005, Lieutenant Colonel Bradley was appointed as military defense counsel for Guantánamo Bay detainee Binyam Mohamed.
Lieutenant Colonel Bradley is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar. She was awarded the Delaware County Pro Bono attorney for 2007. She is admitted to practice law before the United States Circuit Court (Third Circuit), United States District Court (Eastern District of Pennsylvania), and the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.