Jenny Bradley devotes her practice to working with clients in family law matters, including premarital agreements, separation and property settlement agreements, qualified domestic relations orders, appeals, and litigation involving equitable distribution, alimony, child support and child custody. Jenny understands the financial and emotional vulnerabilities of her clients, and uses her experience with alternative dispute resolution to resolve many disputes without litigation.
Jenny is a dedicated professional committed to treating her clients with courtesy, compassion, and integrity. Admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in 1998, Jenny was certified as a Family Law Specialist by the Board of Legal Specialization in 2004 and a Family Financial Mediator by the Dispute Resolution Commission in 2005. In addition to being a mediator and collaborative lawyer, she has also served as an arbitrator, a neutral third-party evaluator, and a court-appointed referee.
Jenny’s experience and successes in family law have been recognized publicly. She was named to Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015 an honor especially notable as it is an award chosen by fellow North Carolina attorneys. She was named a Super Lawyer by North Carolina’s Super Lawyer publication in 2015, 2016 and 2017. Rising Star by North Carolina’s Super Lawyer publication in 2011, 2012 and 2013, again nominated by her peers. Jenny serves on the membership committee of the Family Law Section of the North Carolina State Bar Association and the athletic committee for the Wake County Bar Association.
Jenny is a Tennessee native. She received her undergraduate degree in 1995, magna cum laude, from Emory & Henry College in Virginia. She then came to North Carolina to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law, from which she received her law degree in 1998. While in law school, Jenny was a member of the Holderness Moot Court National Team and was elected to the National Order of the Barristers.
When not practicing law, Jenny is co-captain of the Selma Cyclepaths charity cycling team, which is dedicated to raising money to combat multiple sclerosis. The Cyclepaths have taken the top fundraising team award for the area’s Bike MS cycling event for the eight years in a row, 2nd fundraising in 2015 followed by a second place finish in 2014, and is the first team in the local National MS Society chapter’s history to raise one million dollars to fight MS. Jenny is also a member of The Bad News Barristers softball team, which recently won the Wake County Lawyers’ League softball championship for the seventh consecutive year.
Jenny maintains currency in all aspects of North Carolina family law and has been a presenter and author on a variety of topics, including:
- Civil Procedure, Discovery, Deposition and Courtroom Procedure (North Carolina Bar Association, November 2012)
- Preparing and Managing a Child Support Case (North Carolina Bar Association, November 2010)
- Attacking/Enforcing Premarital Agreements, Separation & Property Settlements & Mediated Settlement Agreements (North Carolina Bar Association, September 2009)
- Real Estate Issues, Transactions and Valuations (North Carolina Bar Association, November 2006)
- Ethical Concerns (North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2006)
- Enforcement and Modification of Family Law Judgments and Orders (2006)
- Professional Responsibility (HalfMoon, LLC, October 2005)
- Post-Separation Support & Alimony (Wake Forest University, October 2005)
- Case Law Update (Lorman Education Services, 2005)
- Child Custody and Child Support: Preparing Your Case (Lorman Education Services, 2005)
- What is Cohabitation? (North Carolina Bar Association, April 2004)
To schedule an initial consultation with Jenny, contact her paralegal, Chloe Rehkamp, at Chloe.Rehkamp@cheshirepark.com or (919) 833-3114. You may view Jenny’s mediation website of available mediation dates at mediation calendar or reach Jenny directly at Jenny.Bradley@cheshirepark.com or (919) 833-3114.
To read Jenny’s blog please go here: Smart Divorce Blog