Division 9 - Judge Michael Bradley
Michael Bradley is the Division IX, Boone County Associate Circuit Judge in the 13th Judicial Circuit. He was appointed to that position by Governor Jay Nixon in 2011 and was elected Associate Circuit Judge in 2012. In addition to his regular criminal docket, Division IX presides over DWI Court, Mental Health Court and Veterans Court. Before his appointment, Judge Bradley served as chief counsel for the Missouri Gaming Commission, was legal counsel to the Missouri Department of Public Safety and the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
For 15 years, Judge Bradley was a statewide special prosecutor for the Missouri Attorney General's Office. He was also in private practice in Carrollton, was the elected Prosecuting Attorney of Carroll County, served as Associate Circuit Judge of Carroll County and was as an assistant city attorney in Kansas City. He has served on the Missouri Supreme Court's Committee on Procedure in Criminal Cases. Judge Bradley earned his undergraduate and law degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia. Judge Bradley and his wife, Katie, have resided in Columbia since 1995.