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2022 Unsung Legal Heroes: Wendi Bridges

Legal Secretary: Paralegal/Office Manager, Baldwin & Vernon

Wendi Bridges holds together the office of Baldwin & Vernon, though she says her accomplishments are baked into the team’s efforts.

She maintains client files, gathers documentation for and with clients, drafts discovery and pleadings, and maintains the office calendar as well as other duties in the office.

She said that the opinions of attorneys, paralegals, travel arrangement assistant and office cleaners at the firm are treated equally.

“It’s been the best 12 of my working years at Baldwin & Vernon!” Bridges said.

Bridges named her greatest accomplishment as being part of the firm’s outcomes for its clients. Her favorite part of her job is when clients share how grateful they are regardless of if the case is in employment law or a criminal matter.

What led you to choose a career in the legal field?

I am not actually sure; I just know it’s my passion.

What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?

Go for it.

What is something that would surprise people about you?

I was “unofficially adopted” by my best friend since third grade and her five sisters, baby book and everything!

Unsung Legal Heroes 2022