About Judge Chad D. Bradshaw

Judge Bradshaw and his wife, Amy, are long-time residents of Brazoria County. They have been married for over 27 years and have been blessed with three children and four grandchildren. Since being appointed as the full-time Associate Judge of the 300th District Court in 2013, Judge Bradshaw has presided over hundreds of divorce, custody, parentage, CPS and criminal cases. He brings experience, integrity and a solid knowledge of the law to the bench. Judge Bradshaw looks forward to continuing his service to the citizens of this County as your next Judge of the 300th District Court.


  • Full-time Associate Judge, 300th District Court of Brazoria County, 2013–present
  • Presided as Judge of the Domestic Violence Court Program since its creation in 2017
  • Private practice of law, 1999–2013
  • General practice, including family, criminal, probate, juvenile, and appellate work
  • Board of Directors, Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists
  • Board Certified in Family Law
  • Board Certified in Child Welfare Law


  • Friendswood High School graduate
  • B.A., Political Science, Brigham Young University, 1996
  • J.D., magna cum laude, South Texas College of Law, 1999
  • Member, South Texas Law Review


  • Member, Brazoria County Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Brazoria County Republican Party
  • Member, Pearland Area Republican Club
  • Associate Member, West Pearland Republican Women
  • Member, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Served as a missionary for church in Uruguay, 1989–1991
  • Fluent in Spanish