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Posted by Helen, a Real Estate client, Flag
Mr. Bridgman lives up to his moniker as "best lawyer in town". He saved my family from a scamming lawyer and made us money as well. He is honest, intelligent and caring. I would recommend him to any and all who desire competency with compassion.
Posted by Lisa, a Personal Injury client, Flag
I hired Bruce Bridgman last year and I was so impressed. It was my first time with a case and he made it so easy and took all the stress out of the situation for me. He is kind and considerate of all the factors in my case, never overlooking any detail. I will definitely refer anyone to Bruce because I know he will take care of them. He is always available he makes time for his clients and is so easy to work with.
Posted by Tony, a Business client, Flag
now I really understand the value of experience. Mr. Bridgman was my third lawyer. in a remarkably short time he solved a business dispute that the other two attorneys had let drag on for over two expensive and miserable years. Very,very strong recommendation to Mr. Bridgeman. He will get the job done.
Posted by Tina, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Personally, I wanted to thank Bruce Bridgman for handling my case.
He fixed my financials by filling chapter 7 for me. I am free of debt now. His staff was very nice and professional. I am recommend this lawyer.
Posted by ROBERT, a DUI client, Flag
I first met Mr. Bridgman in late 2009 when I was up against charges for a 3rd DUI. From the very beginning Mr. Bridgman was knowledgeable and thorough. He worked closely with his associate Rondee J. Eagle, another wonderful lawyer in the firm. She ended up handling my case for the remainder until resolution. I conferred with Bruce Bridgman during the duration of my case (as I went to court 11 times over 10 months), but it was Rondee I saw at every appearance. True, it was through Bruce’s office I met Rondee; but it was Rondee who did the work as I recall. It is hard for me to review Mr. Bridgman without mentioning Rondee as you can imagine. Point here is the firm as a whole has the most competent lawyers in Orange County. I can guarantee at every meeting with this firm that you will get the utmost in competent treatment and in the courtroom they’re a force to be reckoned with. In addition to being the best in Orange County – I believe they’re the most caring.
Now that I’ve mentioned both Bruce and Rondee, let me focus on the resolution that Rondee achieved. In conjunction with my involvement in sober living and Rondee’s sheer competence, I was granted alternative sentencing as opposed to some hefty time behind bars. I had to do my part, but without Rondee J. Eagle I would not have had the opportunity to experience close to 3 years of sustained sobriety at this point. The journey from arrest, to charges, to resolution is a scary one. This is no mere task for the less experienced. Rondee will “level” with you then go fight for you. There is so much more to the story of what Rondee did, but it’s legal and baffling to me. I’ll just say that she will work diligently for the best outcome on your case – guaranteed.
Posted by Stephen Settgast, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Mr. Bridgman gave me great advice and worked with me to file bankruptcy. he was knowledgable and full of advice. his office was on top of me constantly checking my progress on the paper work and he gave me a great rate. this guy is amazing
Posted by James, a Personal Injury client, Flag
Hired Bruce after speaking with him on the phone to handle a personal injury case. I was treated well from the beginning and he followed through with everything promised. I highly suggest giving Bruce a call.
Posted by Brian, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I was wrongfully charged with embezzlement by a vindictive employer. A friend sent me to Mr. Bridgman.
Together we put together proof that I was innocent and the DA dropped the charges. I was in deep, deep trouble and Mr. Bridgman came through for me. He saved my career and reputation.
Posted by Chris, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Mr. Bridgman helped me with my Bankruptcy case. I loved it when I was always in contact with my attorney directly. "I will always refer all my friends and family members to this law firm because this law office is so reliable!"
Posted by Sue Webster, a Child Support client, Flag
The attorney Bruce assigned to my case was not capable of handling my child support arrears case. Unfortunately, on the day of my court hearing the judge informed me that my attorney did not reply to a motion submitted by the opposing counsel. My attorney then argued with the judge and opposing counsel and had my case continued. I tried to meet with Bruce to discuss what had happened but he refused and simply cut a check for only 20% of my retainer.
Posted by Stephanie, Flag
I am a Physician with a small specialty practice. A major Insurance company disputed some of my billings and refused to pay. I am not talking about nickles and dimes, this involved a significant amount of money.
Every lawyer I spoke with wanted a ridiculous retainer to even look at the situation. Finally a close friend suggested that I call Mr. Bridgman.
Bridgman told me the case was a simple contract dispute and told me he would only need a small retainer and would just charge me for time spent. Then the unexpected happened.
Mr.Bridgman sent the insurance ompany a scathing letter detailing why my billing was appropriate. He let them know that the next time they would hear from him would be when they received the lawsuit.
I received full payment within a week. Mr.Bridgman charged me a total of $500 and told me that enough for his time.
Results speak for themselves.
Posted by a Libel client, Flag
If you want action, this is your man. When a competitor tried to ruin my business by spreading nasty rumors, I hired Mr. Bridgman. He didn't fool around and waste time by writing letters, he sued the guy immediately. Within a couple of months, I had an injunction and a nice little settlement.
Posted by Stephanie, a Personal Injury client, Flag
Everybody told me when i fell at my market, that i wouldnt get anything. I went to a couple of lawyers and they wouldn't even take my case. I found Mr.Bridgman on Google and he immediately sued the market,HE also got me expert Medical Care and always took my calls and explained what was going on, I receivd over $100,000 about 11/2 years later. Ive given Mr.Bridgman's card to lots of friends and would recommend him to anyone.
Posted by a Privacy client, Flag
My dad is a retired Marine. he grew up
with Bruce. He referred me to Bruce when
my wife had a problem with her ex.
My dad said Bruce was the smartest and
meanest kid in the neighborhood.
I was a boxer (Golden Glove) in my youth
and in the armyI drove a tank in Desert
shield and like two-fisted guns
after we hired Bruce it was all one-sided
He made winning look easy. I guess I'd say
it was a TKO. The fight over in the first
round.I dont think you can do better than
this lawyer. My dad was absolutely
Posted by Sid, Flag
my old roommate from Berkeley had me contact Bruce when I needed help defending a malicious lawsuit from a business competitor. Bruce and he had both written for the Daily Californian. UC Berkeley's student newspaper
Bruce is one of those peopel who is smart beyond smart. He quickly saw the issues and put together a legal game plan that backed my competitor into a nasty corner. All said and done, I won. Top of the line lawyer by any measure
Posted by MIKE, a Business client, Flag
i WAS VERY SKEPTICAL AT FIRST BUT MR BRIDGMAN WON MY TRUST AND RESPECT RIGHT AWAY.
GOOD GUY. HE HELPED ME AT NO COST.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
In my youth I was a wild one and my kid got my genes. At one time I was rated the #1 surfer in the world. I probably spent too much time in the ocean and not enough time with my children. Mr. Bridgman had worked with my pro surfing association and I had the opportunity to meet him a few times. I often saw him in the newspaper. Anyway, when my kid screwed up I called him. He made some calls and got him out of jail as well as off probation. He's a cool dude and got the job done.
Posted by Barry, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I am from a well known sports family. When my son got into trouble I contacted Bruce through a UCLA alumni friend, who is a national known coach. Bruce was a miracle worker for my son. He also of the media. He used his experience and connections to get my son the help he needed and most important kept his record clean. This man has a wonderful heart.
Posted by Katie, a Family client, Flag
I want people to know what a great person you are. And your skill as an attorney is extraordinary. I will always remember how you mesmerize our jury and persuaded them to award my family more money than we had even hoped for. That money made it possible for us to turn our lives around. No only have you helped our family but every single person I have referred to you has thanked me. I just saw you on t.v. and it made me fell really special to know you personally.
Posted by a client, Flag
You'd know my name if you heard it; I am a member of a well known entertainment family. When my son made a big mistake I contacted Mr. Bridgmann through a UCLA alumni friend. Mr. Bridgmann kept this incident out of the media and smoothly used his experience and connections to masterfully resolve a very ugly situation.
Posted by Mark, a Fraud client, Flag
I am a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and a former Marine Corps officer. I was one of the first into Iraq in Operation Desert Storm.
My life fell apart during the real estate meltdown. I lost nearly everything I had worked for, including my family.
In a moment of poor judgment I had put myself into a questionable, to be quite honest, an illegal scheme to modify loans and delay foreclosures. I was frantic to salvage my business and was influenced by a friend in the same situation.
When the FBI knocked on my door I had visions of spending my life in jail. I considered suicide rather than endure the public humiliation.
My old friend from the Academy, a former submariner, knew Bruce. Next thing I knew he was working miracles for me. He kept me from being prosecuted and settled all the civil lawsuits. His swift and knowledgeable guidance saved my life, career and family.
In my experience I recognize character and accomplishment when I see it. I am grateful to Mr. Bridgman and glad to post this review for him.
Posted by Lilly, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I knew Bruce because our kids had attended the same church pre-school. He had been really active with the school sports program. I later found out that he had been one of the best athletes who ever played for his high school.
My beautiful son had broken my heart and was addicted to heroin. I had tried so hard as a single mom to give him everything. This was the lowest point in my life.
He was in jail and I called Bruce for advice. I had often read about his cases in the newspaper and knew he was considered among the best attorneys around.
Today my son is drug free and about to graduate from flight school. He has a job lined up and I am a proud mother again.
This would never have happened without Bruce. He worked with my son and the judge to get my son into rehab and court supervised follow-up. At first my son resisted, but Bruce wouldn’t give up on him. It has been a long road but we got to the end.
I owe my son’s life to Bruce. I can’t say much more.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I never had legal trouble until I was hit with two serious felony charges. Working together with Bruce Bridgman was a wise choice because he helped me get them reduced to one simple misdemeanor that was subsequently dismissed altogether. I'm very thankful for Bruce's help and expertise. Frankly I got a lot more than I expected, especially considering the circumstances. I highly recommend him.
Posted by P.Lee, a Banking client, Flag
I was referred to Mr. Bridgman by a prior client. After I met him I realized that he had written the legal textbook I had used in my law class at college. My finances were a disaster and he helped me get back on my feet through a simple bankruptcy. He didn’t charge me much and really gave me great advice. Michael
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Bridgman represented me in a very complex divorce case and I am more than pleased with the outcome. He was able to settle every single one of my issues, and was able to fight for an even larger victory than I expected. He explained step by step everything he planned on doing, and made the pros and cons of each particular decision very clear before proceeding with all matters. For me, communication is key, and he made sure that I understood every move he was making. Aggressive in court but a very smooth and convincing talker, Mr. Bridgman is truly a professional at what he does. . He is a very charismatic man, and I immediately felt assurance in having him as my attorney.
I highly recommend Mr. Bridgman for any of your family law issues. You can rest assured knowing that he is representing you. Your case will be his top priority and he will do everything in his power to help you.
Posted by Tina, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I am very thankful to Mr. Bridgman for keeping my son out of jail.
He was very easy person to talk to and I felt much relived after fist meeting with such knowledgeable lawyer.
He charged me much less then other Attorney did and handle case excellent.
Mr. Bridgman was always there when I called with a question.
Highly recommend this Lawyer.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I have used Bruce Bridgeman's Law firm on a couple of different cases. A criminal case over 10 years ago. His attorney was exceptional and I recieved a modification.
I have also consulted with Bruce for family matters as well and trust his judgement when it comes to the lawyers in his firm. Thank You!