Attorney Kristal Bradford was born and raised in Cerritos, CA. She attended Mayfair High School in Lakewood, CA. After graduating high school with high honors, Attorney Bradford attended UCLA and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. While at UCLA, Attorney Bradford was on the Dean’s Honor Roll and received a full academic scholarship, along with the Ralph J. Bunch Scholarship. She was also a member of the Academic Advancement Placement, African Women’s Collective, Afrikan Student Union, Alumni Scholars Club, Black Student Ministries, Program for Excellence in Education & Research in Sciences, Program Leading to Undergraduate Success, and UCLA Alumni Ambassador. Additionally, Attorney Bradford gave the Commencement Speech during her graduation at UCLA and received the Chancellor Award.
Attorney Bradford furthered her education and attended law school at Western State University College of Law in Fullerton, CA where she received another full academic scholarship. While in law school, Attorney Bradford was a member of the Honors Moot Court Team and won the Best Brief Witkin Award and Outstanding Oralist Award in the Roger Traynor Moot Court Competition. Attorney Bradford was also a member of the Dean’s Honor Circle, Black Law Student Association and Student Body Association. Attorney Bradford graduated from law school with honors and received the Public Service Award.
Attorney Bradford is licensed to practice law in the State of California, United States District Court, Central District of California and United States District Court, Southern District of California.