Clerk of the Peace

John F. Brady

John F. Brady

John F. Brady is Clerk of the Peace and an attorney.

Brady grew up in Wilmington and attended Salesianum School. He went on to the University of Delaware, and graduated from the University of Richmond for undergraduate, from Widener - Delaware Law School and the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is admitted to the Bar in Delaware and New Jersey and serves as the town Prosecutor in Dewey Beach, Delaware.

Brady served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of Delaware, as a legislative attorney, taught courses at Widener Law School, held offices in county government, practiced privately as an attorney and volunteered for charitable causes.

In 2011, when he left office as Recorder of Deeds, Brady was appointed by Governor Jack Markell to serve on the Delaware State Board of Plumbing, Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning for a three year term as a public member.  Brady also serves on the State Industrial Accident Board and works as an attorney at The Brady Law Firm, P.A. in Delaware.

In March 2012, he filed for the office of Sussex County Clerk of the Peace in the November 2012 general election. On November 6, 2012, John Brady was elected Clerk of the Peace for Sussex County, Delaware. The Clerk of the Peace is the head of the Marriage Bureau for the county, where marriage licenses are issued and upon request, the ceremony is performed. Brady was sworn into office on January 1, 2013.