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Mary Bridget Smith

Mary Bridget Smith

Springfield, Oregon

Mary Bridget joined the firm in 2007. She earned her law degree at Seattle University and is admitted to practice in both Oregon and Washington. Before coming to the Springfield area, Mary Bridget worked as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Yakima, Washington where she focused on local government law and municipal prosecution.

Mary Bridget grew up in the Seattle area and before practicing law obtained her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and her United States Coast Guard Third Mate's License from the California Maritime Academy. After graduation she worked as a third mate aboard merchant cargo vessels in the Mediterranean Sea and off the west coast of the United States where she had an opportunity to see the world and learn about the maritime industry.

She currently focuses her practice on serving the City of Springfield, the Springfield Utility Board and Lane Regional Protection Authority (LRAPA) as their general counsel. Mary Bridget assists her clients with various aspects of local government law such as public meetings, public records, contracting and ethics along with employment. Mary Bridget aims to genuinely understand her clients' concerns and issues and then deliver thoughtful advice that solves their problems while taking into account the bigger picture.

Mary Bridget is a Rotarian and currently serves as a member of the Springfield Public Library Foundation where she raises funds to support the Springfield Public Library and its' Programs.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2007

Areas of Practice

  • Municipal Law
  • Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court District of Oregon


  • Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, Washington
  • California Maritime Academy
    • Bachelors in Business Administration
    • Honors: United States Coast Guard Third Mate's License

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oregon State Bar, Member
  • Lane County Bar Association, Member
  • Springfield Public Library Foundation, Member
  • Springfield Rotary, Member
  • Oregon City Attorneys Association, Member