Politcal Reporter and Legal Analyst
WRDE-TV is pleased to welcome attorney and former Delaware elected official John Brady to the WRDE news team. Brady will serve a dual role for WRDE. He will report on political and legal stories and serve as the station's legal analyst.
"I've known John Brady for many years", says WRDE President and General Manager Bob Backman. "John's decades of experience and expertise is unmatched in Sussex County. He will be a tremendous resource to WRDE".
On June 13, 2012 the Delaware State Senate confirmed him for a six-year term on the Delaware State Industrial Accident Board. He will continue to serve in this role.
Brady grew up in Wilmington and attended Salesianum School. He went on to the University of Delaware, and graduated from the University of Richmond for undergraduate and then to W idener Law School. He is admitted to the Bar in Delaware and New Jersey and the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States and serves as the town Prosecutor in Dewey Beach, Delaware and Town Solicitor for Ellendale, Delaware.
Brady Served as a Deputy Attorney General for the state of Delaware, as a legislative attorney, taught courses at Widener Law School, held offices in county government, practiced privately as an attorney and volunteered for charitable causes.
In 2011, he left office as Recorder of Deeds, and was later appointed by Governor Jack Markell to serve on the Delaware State Board of Plumbing, Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning for a three-year term as a public member.
On November 6, 2012, John Brady was elected clerk of the Peace for Sussex County, Delaware. The Clerk of the Peace is the head of the Marriage Bureau for the county, where marriage licenses are issued and upon request, the ceremony is performed. Brady was sworn into office in January, 2013. As of his retirement Brady performed almost 1000 weddings during his term.