Sharon Bradley

Special Collections Librarian

B.S.,Valdosta State College
J.D., University of Montana
M.L.S., Florida State University

Biographical Information: 

Sharon Bradley joined Georgia Law in the fall of 2003 and became the Special Collections Librarian in January 2006.

Bradley is responsible for the special collections which include the Rare Book Room, the school archives, and the faculty publications collection. As part of the Reference Team she advises patrons seeking help with legal reference resources and alerts faculty of new research and materials available in their area of expertise. She oversees the library's disaster planning efforts and serves as the school's principal liaison with the computer-assisted legal research (CALR)  vendors.

She came to Georgia Law after serving as the reference librarian for technology education at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, MI. She has both taught and practiced law, previously serving as an adjunct professor at Wayne State University, assistant public defender with Florida's Second Judicial Circuit and attorney in private practice.

After receiving her bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Valdosta State College, Bradley worked as a missile maintenance officer in the U.S. Air Force.  She then earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Montana, where she served as an editor of the Montana Law Review. While practicing law, she earned her Master of Library Science from Florida State University. Bradley is pursuing a master's degree in UGA's highly rated Historic Preservation program, served on the Athens-Clarke County Historic Preservation Commission (2008-2016), and is currently a member of theACC Hearings Board.