Curriculum Vitae

 Admissions/Licensure and Education

Admissions to the Practice of Law:

Licensed to Practice Law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey (2004)

Court Admissions:

    • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (2004)
    • Supreme Court of New Jersey (2004)
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey


    • Juris Doctor – Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law – Philadelphia, PA (2004)
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Concentration in Accounting– Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business – Philadelphia, PA (2000)


    • Shuttleworth Law PC – Owner – Criminal Defense Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Other Civil Litigation such as Copyright and Trademark Cases (e.g., Strike 3 Holdings Cases)
      January 2006 – Present
    • Alva & Shuttleworth, LLC – Criminal Defense Litigation, Civil Asset Forfeiture Litigation, Civil Rights Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation
      March 2009 – June 2021
    • Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Joseph A. Dych
      September 2004 – September 2005

Teaching Experience

    • Adjunct Professor of Law – James E. Beasley School of Law of Temple University (Legal Research and Writing, Professional Responsibility)
    • Adjunct Professor – Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business: Foundational Business Courses, Leadership, Ethics and Negotiations (2003-2009)

Presentations / Participation in CLE Panels / Speaking Engagements

    • Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program (Philly VIP): Civil Asset BRAD V. SHUTTLEWORTH, ESQ. Curriculum Vitae Page 2 of 3 Forfeiture Training (2014)
    • PBI-CLE: Who’s Watching You: Privacy in the Age of Terror and Twitter (2014)
    • Philadelphia Bar Association Leadership Retreat: Board Resolutions (2012)
    • PBI/Philadelphia Bench-Bar Conference-CLE: Criminal Discovery Court (2011)
    • PBI-CLE: Bullying – Public Policy Series (2011)
    • PBI-CLE: Self Defense: Defending Your Person and Your Property Under the Law (2009)
    • Criminal Law Presentation – People’s Law School, Sponsored by the Young Lawyers’ Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association (2009)
    • Business Launch: Jumpstart Your Business – Women’s Business Development Center (2008)
    • PBI-CLE: Young Lawyer Mentoring Summit (2008)

Affiliations / Memberships / Service

    • Philadelphia Bar Association
      Board of Governors, Honorary Member (2016)
      Board of Governors, Chairperson (2015)
      Board of Governors, Elected Member, (Served 2013 through 2015)
      Board of Governors, Criminal Justice Section’s Representative (2012)
      Criminal Justice Section, Chairperson (2011)
      Criminal Justice Section, Chair-Elect (2010)
      Criminal Justice Section, Treasurer (2009)
      Criminal Justice Section, Executive Committee Member (2008)
      Member of the Association (2004 – Present)
    • Philadelphia Bar Association’s Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention
      Member (2011)
      Criminal Justice Section Designate (2012)
      Investigator (2013 through Present)
    • Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program
      Pro Bono Publico Volunteer (Various/Multiple Times)
    • Philadelphia Criminal Law American Inn of Court
      Treasurer (2015-2016)
      Member (2015-2016)
    • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
      Member (2013-Present)
    • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
      Criminal Procedural Rules Committee (2009-2010, 2012)
      Member (2005-Present)
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
      Member (2011-2012) 

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