Bridget O'Brien Swartz

Bridget O’Brien Swartz, Vice President & Fiduciary Counsel at Mission Management & Trust Company – Bridget recently came to Mission Management & Trust Company based out of Tucson, Arizona from the practice of law, most recently serving as Senior Counsel at the law firm of Dyer, Bregma & Ferris, PLLC in Phoenix Arizona. Bridget’s law practice of over 25 years primarily focused in the area of special needs law, including but not limited to assisting clients with public benefits eligibility issues, personal injury settlement planning, guardianship and conservatorship, as well as special needs trust drafting and administration. At Mission Management & Trust Company, Bridget will be facilitating the expansion of its footprint in Arizona and the development of trust services beyond the traditional to include settlement planning and related trusts such as qualified settlement funds, special needs trusts and settlement preservation trusts.

Bridget is originally from Duluth, Minnesota, obtained her undergraduate degree from Notre Dame, and her law degree as well as a Masters in Public Administration from ASU. She is a Certified Elder Law Attorney certified by the National Elder Law Foundation and a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). She remains actively involved in national attorney organizations such as the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) as an Officer and the Special Needs Alliance. Bridget O’Brien Swartz also acts as Adjunct Faculty for the LL.M. in Elder Law Program at Stetson University’s College of Law and at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.