Bridget Trainor has practiced law in Freeport, Illinois since returning to her home community in 2007. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree with highest distinction from the University of Iowa in Iowa City in 2003. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2007 where she was admitted to the Law Review. Bridget completed the intensive mediation training program through Northwestern University's School of Continuing Studies. She is an approved mediator by the Courts of the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit in Illinois.
She is admitted to practice law in both the state courts in Illinois and the federal courts for the Northern District of Illinois.
Bridget is active in her community. She is past President of the Freeport Noon Kiwanis Club and serves on its Youth Services Committee. Bridget is a member of the Greater Freeport Partnership’s Women’s Enrichment Network. She is President of the Stephenson County Bar Association (former Treasurer). She is a member of the Winnebago County Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and serves as the chairperson of the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Committee for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit in Illinois.
Bridget (along with her spouse) was the Leadership Giving Chair for the 2018-19 United Way of Northwest Illinois campaign. She formerly served on the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club of Freeport and Stephenson County (2008-2012), the Board of Directors of the Freeport Area Chamber of Commerce (2011-2016; Chair 2015), the Freeport Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors (2007-2012; President 2011), and the Lincoln Douglas 5K Race Committee (2009-2016). Bridget also serves as a member of the Freeport Community Public School fund.
Bridget resides in Freeport with her husband, Peter Servatius, and their two children.