Brad Rideout was born in Northern Wisconsin and grew up in Connecticut. After High School, Brad moved to Orange County California, and then ended up in sunny Arizona and attended Arizona State University. While at Arizona State University, Brad worked and went to school. As a result, Brad’s undergraduate schooling took longer than the usual four years. While at Arizona State University, Brad worked at the airport loading bags for America West Airlines and later worked for Pepsi Cola driving a truck. In spite of a heavy school and work load, Brad was honored by the Political Science department as a Junior Fellow and graduated from Arizona State University with honors.
During Brad’s undergraduate years, it was not all hard work and books, in fact, while working at America West Airlines he met his wife Brandy. Brad and Brandy have two amazing daughters together. Brandy currently works as a special education teacher in Mohave County.
After graduating from Arizona State University, Brad returned to Southern California and attended Chapman University School of Law located in Orange, California. While in law school, Brad interned with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office working in the gang division. Later, Brad interned at a private defense firm in Newport Beach, California. In addition, Brad conducted small claims mediations for the Fair Housing Counsel of Orange County. On top of interning in various legal offices, Brad took a heavy course load in law school and participated in the prestigious Elder Law Clinic. Instead of the typical three years it takes to complete law school, Brad took an accelerated class load and graduated in two and a half years.
After law school, Brad took the Arizona Bar Exam and passed on his first attempt. After passing the bar, Brad worked with the Mohave County Attorney’s Office as a Deputy County Attorney. Brad handled misdemeanor cases and felony matters and drug and gang cases with MAGNET a regional drug and gang task force. Brad attended weeks of advanced training both for prosecutors and police officers to become more versed in the drug and gang subcultures. During this time Brad completed over a hundred bench trials, many suppression hearings, and multiple jury trials. While at the Mohave County Attorney’s Office Brad gave back to the community by coaching boys basketball and teaching criminal justice at Mohave Community College.
Subsequent to working at the Mohave County Attorney’s Office, Brad took a job with the Mesa City Prosecutor’s Office as an Assistant City Prosecutor. During his time at Mesa, Brad was able to conduct over thirteen jury trials mostly for Driving Under the Influence. While working at Mesa, Brad received advanced training on DUI issues.
Finally, after enjoying his time as a prosecutor, Brad opened his own firm and settled his firm in Bullhead City, Arizona. Although located “onthe river” in northern Arizona, Brad takes cases in Yavapai, Yuma, Maricopa, Mohave, La Paz, and Coconino Counties. With Brad’s prior experience, Brad handles a wide variety of felony and misdemeanor criminal matters, from kidnapping and home invasion, to DUI and drug sales.
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