Bridget McCauley Nason is a shareholder with Kennedy & Graven, Chartered. Bridget practices exclusively in the area of municipal law, representing cities of all sizes and providing legal advice to city staff and councils on all aspects of cities' legal matters. She currently serves as city attorney for the cities of Inver Grove Heights, Mahtomedi, and North Oaks. Bridget enjoys working with councils and staff to achieve their goals and vision for their unique communities.
Before attending law school, Bridget served as an AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer with Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation in Champaign, IL. Committed to serving the community, Bridget is an active volunteer with Legal Assistance of Dakota County, and her service to the legal community was recognized by the First Judicial District with her previous selection as the recipient of the First Judicial District Amicus Curiae award. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Minnesota Women Lawyers Foundation and the Minnesota Association of City Attorneys. She is a past president of Minnesota Women Lawyers and the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights Rotary Club, and previously served as a board member for Legal Assistance of Dakota County as well as a First Judicial District Attorney Member of the Commission on Judicial Selection.
In her free time, Bridget enjoys running, mountain biking, and cheering her kids on in their various activities.
Education University of Minnesota Law School Juris Doctor (J.D.), Cum Laude
Loyola University - Chicago Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Bar Admissions Minnesota U.S. District Court of Minnesota
Professional Associations Minnesota State Bar Association Dakota County Bar Association Minnesota Women Lawyers Minnesota Association of City Attorneys
Volunteer & Pro bono Activities Minnesota Association of City Attorneys, 2nd Vice President 2023-present Commission on Judicial Selection, 1st District Attorney Member, 2019 to 2022 Dakota County Bar Association, Secretary/Treasurer, 2015-2023 Legal Assistance of Dakota County, Past Board Member and Current Pro Bono Volunteer Minnesota Women Lawyers Foundation, Past President and Current Member of the Board of Directors Minnesota State Bar Association Mock Trial Program, Volunteer Judge, 2004-Present AmeriCorpos VISTA Volunteer, Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, 2001 to 2002 Minnesota Urban Debate League, Former Volunteer Judge West St. Paul/Mendota Heights Rotary Club, Former President and Member Eagan Athletic Association, Former Volunteer Soccer Coach