Bradley Weinreb is a Deputy Attorney General in the California Department of Justice. As a veteran state prosecutor, he is responsible for serious and violent felony prosecutions on behalf of the California Attorney General within the California state trial and appellate courts, as well as habeas corpus matters in the federal district courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has succesfully prosecuted over 300 matters, including several cases before the California Supreme Court and has also represented the State before the United States Supreme Court. Many of Brad’s cases involve issues of constitutional dimension.
His expertise is a focus on death penalty litigation and cases involving sexual predators. In this capacity he serves as the Attorney General’s Coordinator for the Sexually Violent Predator Act, the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. He is also deeply involved in victim advocacy and is the Attorney General’s State Coordinator for “Marsy’s Law,” which provides state-constitutional rights to crime victims. He has authored numerous legal articles including those involving the consitutional and legal rights of crime victims, the constutionality of the civil commitment of sex predators, and the capital clemency process.
In 2010, Brad was recognized as one of the “Top 100 Attorneys in California.” In addition to his professional duties, Brad is a frequent legal instructor for the California District Attorneys Association, is an Adjunct Professor at Law at California Western School of Law, and during the 2006 California Governor’s re-election campaign, served as the Director of Election Day Activities developing training protocols for ensuring compliance with voting laws and ballot integrity acitivities. He also serves on the advisory boards to several community based non-profit organizations, including the Crime Victims Action Alliance.