Bridgett E. Ortega, M.A. J.D. D.M

Building Better Bridges, L.L.C.

Marietta, Georgia 30008


Child Custody, Child Support Modification, Civil, Contract, Co-Parenting, Divorce, Family, Juvenile, Legal Separation, Spousal Support

Dr. Bridgett E. Ortega is an attorney and holds a Doctoral Degree in Organizational Management and Leadership.  She is a Licensed to practice law in the State of California and a Registered Neutral in the State of Georgia. In addition to her mediation experience Dr. Ortega is the Dean of Experiential Learning at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and has built a successful consultancy practice, Building Better Bridges, LLC which operates to provide training and technical assistance to Government Agencies, the Courts and the private sector. Dr. Ortega uses her mediation skills in running her business and is happy to offer these services to the public.  Her approach to dispute resolution combines years of litigation and organizational management experience with a pragmatic problem-solving style. She has resolved disputes in communities throughout the United States.  

With an extensive background in Juvenile law and issues related to Domestic Violence, Dr. Ortega’s mediation practice is focused on the resolution of family disputes involving domestic relations, dependency and neglect, child support, Maintenance and Divorce matters, Rights for Grandparents, and keeping children safe which is her passion.  Dr. Ortega also has experience in mediating breach of contract, homeowner association disputes,  landlord-tenant, and other civil litigation matters. Dr. Ortega is available for mediation throughout the United States and is licensed to practice law in California.

Our Mission

To support, guide and advocate people through some of life’s most challenging moments.  To set reasonable, achievable goals and strategies.  To envision the best future possible, and help to create that future.

Our Services

Mediation • Domestic Relations • Dependency and Neglect • Family Related Criminal Matters • Civil Protection Orders • Children’s Issues • Maintenance • Property and Divorce Law • Child Support • Parenting Rights for Fathers, Grandparents, Step-Parents, and Other Relatives • Protection from Domestic Violence • Keeping children safe as parents face addiction issues and general civil matters e.g. breach of contract, homeowner association disputes,  landlord-tenant, and other civil litigation matters.

Professional and Academic Associations

 ·        Active Member – State Bar of California

·         Active Member – American Bar Association

·         Active Member - Atlanta Bar Association

·         Past Board President & Board Member - National Juvenile Defender Center, Washington, D.C.

·         Board member & Equity Officer – ACLU  (Georgia Affiliate)

·         Board Member – Thurgood Marshall Action Coalition

1338 Panhandle Way
Hampton, GA 30228

P: 650-353-6617
E: [email protected] 

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Description: Ortega, B. (2016, 2015).  National Drug Court Online Learning System  Center for Court Innovation.  2 video modules Collaborative Confidentiality and Information Sharing in Drug Courts and The Role of Defense