Bridget Burns, Esq.

Attorney Bridget Burns’ practice focuses on all aspects of trust and estate law, including complex estate plans, asset protection, probate and trust administration. Ms. Burns also has extensive experience in business formation and corporate liability prevention.

Prior to joining Day & Associates, Ms. Burns practiced at a boutique civil law firm handling all aspects of business law, including complex litigation. Ms. Burns handled multiple trials at both state and federal levels, as well as arbitration and mediation.

Ms. Burns attended New York University School of Law, where, in addition to her studies, she served as Articles Editor for the Environmental Law Journal and assisted Professor Richard Stewart with his book, “Fuel Cycle to Nowhere: U.S. Law and Policy on Nuclear Waste.” During her time in law school, Ms. Burns worked at the United State Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, Civil Division, and at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California. Prior to law school, Ms. Burns attended the University of San Diego on academic scholarship and received a degree in Political Science with a minor in English.

In her free time, Ms. Burns enjoys running, yoga, and reading. She is an active member of Lawyer’s Club, participating in the Human Trafficking Collaborative and the Women’s Advocacy Committee. Ms. Burns is a board member for the San Diego non-profit Lucky Pup Dog Rescue and serves on the task force for the Women’s Resource Fair.

You can reach Attorney Bridget Burns at (858) 755-6672 or by e-mail at