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Bridget B. Burns

Attorney Bridget Burns’ practice focuses on all aspects of trust and estate law, including complex estate plans, probate and trust administration.

Originally from Arizona, Ms. Burns moved to San Diego to attend the University of San Diego on academic scholarship. After moving to the east coast to attend New York University School of Law, Ms. Burns returned to San Diego to begin her legal career. Prior to joining White and Bright, Ms. Burns practiced at a boutique law firm focused on estate planning and asset protection, where she was the head of the asset protection department. In addition to assisting clients with all basic and advanced estate planning needs, Ms. Burns also helped clients with both offshore and domestic strategies for privacy and lawsuit protection. Ms. Burns started her career practicing business law, including complex litigation, where she handled multiple trials at both state and federal levels, as well as arbitration and mediation.

Ms. Burns lives in San Marcos with her husband, son, and terrier mix Indy. She enjoys spending her free time exploring the outdoors with her family, as well as reading. Ms. Burns serves on the Board for the San Diego non-profit Women’s Empowerment International, and is an active member of the Lawyers Club of San Diego.


  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2011 - Environmental Law Journal Articles Editor
  • B.A., University of San Diego, 2008

Admitted to Practice

  • California

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • North County Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Lawyers Club of San Diego