Attorney at Law
After graduating with double honors in the top five percent of his senior class at Plano East Senior High School, Bradley pursued his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Texas at Austin, where he completed a double major in Government and French. For his junior year, Bradley traveled to Paris where he studied French literature and language at Université de Paris X Nanterre. Upon completing his undergraduate studies in Austin, Bradley went to the University of Houston Law Center.
In November of 2001, Bradley was licensed to practice law in the State of Texas. Immediately thereafter, he opened the Law Office of A. Bradley Anderson. His first trial experience consisted of sitting as second chair in an attempted murder trial. The defendant was acquitted.
In 2002 along with his brother, he formed Anderson & Anderson, LLP.
Since then, Bradley has worked on numerous criminal matters, both felony and misdemeanor, and a variety of family law matters. In his most recent family law trial, Bradley successfully defended the respondent mother in her custody suit involving her three young children.
Bradley has been named a Texas Rising Star 4 times. He has been listed in the July 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2012 issues of Texas Monthly magazine and Texas Rising Stars magazine. Only the top 2.5% of Texas lawyers receive this distinction.
In addition, Bradley was recently selected by a panel of his peers for D Magazine’s Best Personal Lawyer for 2009. D Magazine also recognized Bradley as Best Lawyers in Dallas in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022.
In April of 2008, Bradley earned his Level I Introductory Sommelier Certificate from the Court of Master Sommeliers.
Bradley and his brother Brooks were part-owners of Tarantino’s Deep Ellum and The Puppet Lounge, a restaurant venture for which they provided legal assistance, concept development assistance, and manual labor.
Bradley accompanied the nationally recognized restaurant reviewer Dotty Griffith on approximately 15 food reviews for The Dallas Morning News, reviewing such restaurants as Lanny’s Alta Cocina, The French Room, Yutaka, Fuse, and Hector’s on Henderson.
Bradley also regularly accompanied Dave Faries, the author of The Dallas Observer’s Burning Question, on his story-writing ventures. Dave regularly quoted Bradley in his Burning Question Column. Bradley also accompanied Dave on his review of Nick & Sam’s.
In 2008, Bradley and Brooks opened Veritas Wine Room. Veritas Wine Room has won many national, state, and local awards including but not limited to Best Wine Bar in Dallas from D Magazine for the years 2009, 2012, 2014, and 2015; Top 25 Wine Bars in America from Travel + Leisure; Ultimate Best Wine Bar in Dallas from Pegasus News; Best Wine List in Dallas 2009 and 2010 from the Dallas Observer; Top 10 Wine Bars in the US 2012 from Gayot.
In 2012, Bradley and Brooks opened Boulevardier to great critical acclaim and fanfare. Boulevardier has won many national, state, and local awards including the following from D Magazine alone: Best Burgers 2015; 100 Best Restaurants in Dallas 2013; Best French Restaurant Readers’ Choice 2015; Best Bartender in Dallas Readers’ Choice 2015; Best French Restaurant in Dallas 2014 Editors’ Pick and Readers’ Choice; Best French Restaurant in Dallas 2013; Best Brunch in Dallas 2013; and Top 10 Best New Restaurants 2012.
In addition, Texas Monthly listed Boulevardier as a Top 10 Best New Restaurant 2012 in the State of Texas and Dallas Observer listed Boulevardier as having one of the Top 10 Best Wine Lists in Dallas. Boulevardier has also been written up in the New York Times, Town & Country Magazine, and many other national publications.
In 2015, Bradley and Brooks opened Rapscallion. Rapscallion opened to great critical acclaim and fanfare. Rapscallion has won many national, state, and local awards including Top 10 Best New Restaurants 2015 in the State of Texas by Texas Monthly; Top 10 Best New Restaurants in Dallas by D Magazine; Top 50 Best Restaurants in Dallas 2016 by D Magazine; Top 10 Best Wine Lists in Dallas by the Dallas Observer; Best Hot Chicken in the US from Food Republic; and many, many others.
In 2019, Bradley and Brooks opened Hillside Tavern. Hillside Tavern opened to great critical acclaim and fanfare. Rapscallion has won many local awards, including Dallas Observer’s Best Neighborhood in 2019, Dallas Observer’s Best Neighborhood Bar in 2019, and Culture Map’s Dallas Neighborhood Restaurant of the Year in 2022.
In 2017, Bradley received his Texas Real Estate Sales License. And in 2018, he and Brooks, along with Bradley’s wife, formed Anderson Conomos Team, a residential and commercial real estate group.
Currently, Bradley handles all types of traffic tickets, traffic warrants, and driver’s license issues.