M. Jane Brady

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M. Jane Brady
Attorney General of Delaware
In office
January 3, 1995 – December 7, 2005
GovernorTom Carper
Ruth Ann Minner
Preceded byCharles Oberly
Succeeded byCarl Danberg
Personal details
Born1951 (age 68–69)
Wilmington, Delaware, U.S
Political partyRepublican
EducationUniversity of Delaware, Newark (BA)
Villanova University (JD)

M. Jane Brady is an American attorney and judge. She was the Attorney General of Delaware from 1995 to 2005, the first woman to serve in that position.[1] Since 2005, she has been a judge on the Delaware Superior Court.[1]


Brady earned a degree from University of Delaware. Brady earned a JD degree from Villanova University School of Law.[2]


Brady became an attorney in 1977.[1] She then proceeded to serve as a prosecutor for twelve years, followed by four years of private law practice, which then culminated in her 1994 election as Delaware's first female attorney general in 1994, elected as a Republican.[1] She was re-elected in 1998 and 2002.

She resigned as attorney general in December 2005, and became a judge on the Delaware Superior Court.[1]


  • Alumni Wall of Fame, University of Delaware (1996)[3]

Personal life[edit]

Brady's husband is Michael Neal. Brady's adopted son is Trent.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e O'Sullivan, Sean (December 8, 2005). "Judge Brady Sworn In, Opens Up". delawareonline.com/newsjournal. Retrieved June 8, 2015.
  2. ^ "M. Jane Brady". ballotpedia.org. Retrieved July 6, 2019.
  3. ^ "Alumni Wall of Fame Inductee - 1996 M. Jane Brady". udconnection.com. 1996. Retrieved July 6, 2019.
  4. ^ "Lewes mom is Delaware Mother of Achievement". delmarvanow.com. April 2, 2015. Retrieved July 6, 2019.

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Party political offices
Preceded by
John Burris
Republican nominee for U.S. Senator from Delaware
(Class 2)

Succeeded by
Raymond Clatworthy