Our History

Bradley Law Professional Corporation has a rich history and long legacy of many talented lawyers dating back to the 1830's.

 

Bradley Law originates from the merger of five prominent firms in the area that have served clients in the Ottawa Valley for over 100 years.

The depth of our expertise and service to the community is incomparable in the Upper Ottawa Valley. According to Mr. Bradley: “We are grateful for our rich history and look forward to the challenge of providing the expected high level of service of our predecessors. We are ready for the challenge.”

Bradley Law Professional Corporation would like to express that we are on the land of the Omàmìwininìwag (Algonquin) people of Anishinabewaki.

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1830

The Beginning of W.R. White Law

W.R. White formed a law office in the 1830's in Pembroke, Ontario.

1954

The Beginning of Henry Bradley's Career

In 1954, Henry Bradley joined Murray Williams in Pembroke to form Williams and Bradley.
This was the beginning of Henry Bradley's prominent 54 year legal career in the community of Pembroke.

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1960

The Beginning of Huckabone O'Brien Law

In Pembroke, Allan Huckabone and Delbert O'Brien established Huckabone O'Brien in 1960.

1976

The Beginning of Detlef Soth Law

In Barry's Bay, Detlef Soth opened a law office in 1976.

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1978

Robert Howe joins Detlef Soth Law
The Beginning of Dakin and Roche

During 1978, Robert Howe joined Mr. Soth at the law office in Barry's Bay.
In Deep River, the law firm of Roche and Dakin was created during 1978.

1987

The Merger

During 1987, Leo Lafrance, Herb Shaw, and William Instance merged with Huckabone O'Brien in Pembroke.

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1994

The Beginning of Bradley & Bradley Law

In Pembroke, during 1994, Mathew Bradley and his father Henry Bradley joined together to create Bradley & Bradley.

2003

Matthew Bradley joins Huckabone O'Brien Instance

In 2003, Matthew Bradley began his time at the Huckabone O'Brien Instance firm.

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2008

Roche and Dakin becomes Roche Law

During 2008, what was formerly Roche and Dakin, became Roche Law in Deep River.

2018

The Beginning of Howe & Bradley

Effective in 2018, Matthew Bradley purchased the firm of Robert B. Howe in Barry's Bay, which became Howe & Bradley Law.

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2021

The Beginning of Bradley Law Professional Corporation

On January 1, 2021, Pembroke's Huckabone O'Brien Instance Bradley and Barry's Bay's Howe & Bradley merged into Bradley Law Professional Corporation. 
On July 5, 2021, Roche Law of Deep River merged to become Bradley Law Professional Corporation.

LAWYERS THAT HAVE WORKED FOR THE VARIOUS FIRMS OVER THE YEARS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

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BRADLEY & BRADLEY

W.R. White
J.C.L. W.R. White, K.C.
Welland Williams, K.C.
Murray Williams, Q.C.
Henry Bradley, Q.C.
James Craig
Emile Millette – Appointed a Superior Court Judge
Rod Sauriol
Russell Merredew – Appointed a Provincial Court Judge
Matthew Bradley
Matthew Holmberg