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Bridget Saxton

Born into a military family, Bridget L. Saxton was raised in a variety of places, including McLean, Virginia, Heidelburg, Germany, and Kalamazoo, Michigan. She graduated from Kalamazoo College with a B.S. in Biology, then attended Western Michigan University, where she earned a Master’s in Public Administration. Bridget then attended law school at Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School graduating cum laude in 2020.

Bridget joined Kuhn Rogers in 2021, where she focuses her practice on real estate, business law, and estate planning. She previously worked in a small law firm where her practice included business litigation, criminal law, estate planning, and family law.

Bridget was selected as a “Rising Star” for the 2022 and 2023 editions of Super Lawyers based on peer nominations and evaluation of her candidacy by independent research. The Super Lawyers Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys.

A hallmark of Bridget’s practice is client communication. She enjoys working with people to help them identify the best practical solution to their legal issues. She recognizes that the law involves complex concepts and precise terminology, and she takes pride in translating complex legal concepts into easy-to-understand language.

Candid and direct, Bridget’s approach is client-centric. She believes that client communication is essential, and she strives to explain complex legal concepts in a way that is easy to understand. She provides an honest and forthright assessment of her client’s legal situation, keeping her client’s best interests at the forefront. Bridget believes that to give the best advice possible, she needs to practice effective communication and earn her client’s trust.

Bridget currently lives in Traverse City with her Giant Schnauzer, Chase. When she is not practicing law, she enjoys hiking, traveling, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends. She has previously volunteered with Hospice of Southwest Michigan, as a GED literacy tutor, and with Sisters in Science promoting STEM activities for 4th and 5th grade students.

Practice Areas
  • Real Estate
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School, J.D. (2020), cum laude
  • Western Michigan University, M.P.A. (Concentration in Health Care Administration) (2017)summa cum laude
  • Kalamazoo College, B.S., Biology (2015)
Admissions to Practice
  • Michigan
Honors and Awards
  • Selected by her peers for inclusion in Michigan’s Super Lawyers: Rising Stars, 2022
  • WMU-Cooley Law School High Ranks Scholarship
  • WMU-Cooley Law School Beachnau Award for significant contributions to Law Review through leadership and dedication
  • WMU-Cooley Law School Leadership Achievement Award
  • MPA Scholar Award for Best Project Paper Discussing Cost-Utility Analysis of Long-Term Care in the State of Michigan from 1980-2010
  • MPA Scholar Award for Performance and Information Technology
  • Kimble Center for Legal Drafting, Graduate Fellow (invitation by Center creator)
  • Kalamazoo College Founder’s Scholarship Award
  • Regulation of IL-22-Producing Human Lung Natural Killer Cells by the Dendritic Cell Inhibitory Receptor, IL-22 Binding Protein, Is Decreased in COPD, May 17, 2016, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
  • Glucocorticoid-Augmented Efferocytosis Inhibits Pulmonary Pneumococcal Clearance in Mice by Reducing Alveolar Macrophage Bactericidal Function, Jul 1, 2015, Journal of Immunology