Kurt Bridgman is a San Francisco native admitted to the California Bar in 1989. He is also admitted to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. He earned a B.A. from California State University at Chico and a law degree from University of Southern California Law School (1989), where he was Publications Editor of the University of Southern California Environmental Law Journal. He has chaired the Association of Defense Counsel Landlord Liability Subcommittee and participated as Judge Pro Tem on the Settlement Panel of San Francisco Superior Court (2007 to present).