LORI DIAZ

Legal Assistant

Lori has over a decade of experience as a legal assistant and is an indispensable member of our team. Lori graduated from Saginaw Valley State University in 2003 with a degree in political science and criminal justice. Lori and her husband just celebrated their 17 year anniversary and have four beautiful children. Lori is involved in her church and the Swan Valley community. 

Attorneys & Staff

ALEXANDRIA J. BRADY

Attorney

Alexandria received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Communications from Central Michigan University and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.  During her schooling, she completed a six-month internship in the Saginaw Prosecutor’s Office. Alexandria is a member of the American Bar Association as well as the Michigan Bar Association and is currently the President of the Women's Lawyer Association of Michigan- Great Lakes Bay Region. She specializes in family law and is a member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar.  Alexandria, also known as Ali, is passionate about litigation. She handles divorce, custody, and post-judgment work in the office as well as estate planning.

CORTNEY BUCKNER

Legal Assistant

Cortney is the newest member of our staff! Cortney grew up in the Bridgeport area and has a bachelors degree from Central Michigan University. Cortney and her husband live locally and are passionate about their dog, Diesel. 

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SUSAN A. WHALEY-BRADY

Attorney - Owner

Susan graduated from Western Michigan University in 1980 and Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1986. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the Michigan Bar Association. Susan specializes in family law and is a member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. She also is past Chairperson of the Saginaw County Domestic Relations Committee as well as past President of the Saginaw County Bar Association. She continues to be a member of the Saginaw and Bay County Bar Association as well as a chair person for the Hidden Harvest Organization. Susan has practiced family law for over twenty years and is well respected by the tri-county Judiciary for her knowledge and advocacy skills she exhibits in the courtroom on behalf of her clients.

MARINELA BRADY

Billing Assistant/Receptionist 

Marinela is the friendly face at our front desk reception. She hails from Las Vegas, Nevada but was originally born in Albania. Marinela, her husband, and their four-year old son recently moved to the Swan Valley area where he teaches middle school. She has a bachelors in psychology and loves crime TV. 

With Susan Brady & Associates, PLLC, you’ll work with an experienced legal professional who holds a keen understanding of your individual situation

JANICE CARPENTER

Legal Assistant

Jan has over twenty years of experience as a legal assistant and is regarded as one of the “best in the business.” She received her degree from Delta College. Jan is an avid marathon runner, has lived all over the world and loves to spend time with her grandchildren. When Jan isn’t working, traveling the world, or training for a marathon, she splits her time between Michigan and Arizona.

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BETHANY McGRANDY 

​​Attorney

Bethany received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Saginaw Valley State University and her Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan. Bethany currently serves as secretary for the Saginaw County Bar Association and Vice President for the Women Lawyer's Association of Michigan- Great Lakes Bay Region. During her law school career, she participated in Thomas M. Cooley Law School’s Estate Planning Clinic that allowed her to assist local senior citizens with their estate planning issues. Bethany was previously awarded a contract at the Saginaw County Probate Court handling abuse and neglect cases. She currently handles matters related to family law, business law, and estate planning.