Clients who come to know Britney discover a skilled, compassionate attorney who will honor their trust, protect their interests, and guide them through a difficult time to a stronger place in their lives. With experience in family law and a background in commercial litigation, Britney manages the spectrum of family law issues, offering special expertise in custody cases, complex property issues, and divorces involving same sex couples. Britney represents executives and professionals, working parents, and stay-at-home spouses. She is known for her strong advocacy on behalf of clients including those who feel they have had no voice in their marriage.

Britney approaches divorce in the most constructive way possible, finding unique, creative solutions for each individual family and helping clients to end their marriage with dignity. Having gone through divorce herself, Britney understands the highs and lows her clients experience. She works to humanize the process and provide a safe space for clients to express their emotions and feel at ease.

In custody cases, Britney prioritizes the needs of children and helps spouses develop effective co-parenting plans. She also understands special needs children and can assist parents with accessing available resources. While Britney prefers to resolve cases out of court, she does not hesitate to litigate when it will best serve clients.

In every case, she recognizes that individuals do not make the decision to see a family lawyer lightly. She stands by her clients’ side, striving to bring peace back to their lives while they end one chapter and begin a new one.

A passionate servant leader, Britney was recently sworn in as President of the Texas Young Lawyers Association, where she works to mentor and empower the next generation of legal professionals. An Austin native, Britney received her law degree, with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law in 2010. Of all her achievements, Britney is most proud of putting her dad through college. An in-depth look into Britney and how her mantra “You Have A Voice” drives her is featured in the Texas Bar Journal and Talk Bravely podcast.

Areas of Practice

Published Works

  • “E-Discovery: Spinning ESI Straw into Discovery Gold”, co-author and co-presenter, Advanced Family Law, State Bar of Texas, 2018
  • “How to Take and Use Depositions in a Family Law Case”, co-author with Hon. John R. Roach, Jr. and Jeff Vincent Domen, Advanced Family Law, State Bar of Texas, 2017
  • “Motions to Disqualify or Exclude Expert Witnesses”, co-author with Ryan S. Squires, Ultimate Motions Practice Course: How to Make This Vital Area of Your Practice More Effective, 2013

Education

  • University of Texas School of Law, 2010
    • J.D., Law, with honors
    • The Review of Litigation—Associate Editor
    • National Black Law Journal—Staff Editor
    • Robert S. Strauss Presidential Scholarship Recipient
    • Hutcheson Moot Court Competition
    • Student Recruitment and Orientation Committee
    • Thurgood Marshall Legal Society—Firm Mentor Program Coordinator
    • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • Universite Jean Moulin, 2009
    • Diploma, International and European Law
  • University of North Texas, 2006
    • B.S., Criminal Justice
    • Summa Cum Laude
    • Class Rank: 1 of 1815
    • President’s List
    • UNT Academic Scholarship
    • Multicultural Scholastic Award
    • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
    • Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society
    • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.—President and Scholarship Chair
    • Eagle Angels Athletic Recruitment Club—Treasurer

Honors & Awards

  • Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch © in the field of Family Law, Woodward and White Press, 2021
  • President’s Award of Merit, Texas Young Lawyers Association, 2018
  • Best Lawyers Under 40, D Magazine, 2018 and 2020
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Star list, Thomson Reuters, 2018 – 2020
  • Keith L. Krueger Award, Texas Young Lawyers Association, 2017

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2010

Professional Associations

  • Annette Stewart American Inn of Court
    • Member
  • Austin Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • Member, 2013-2015
  • Austin Bar Association Leadership Academy
    • Class of 2013- August 2016
  • Austin Black Lawyers Association Foundation
    • Member
    • Board of Directors, 2014-2015
  • Austin Black Lawyers Association
    • Member
    • Vice-President, 2012-2014
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
    • Member
    • Board of Directors, 2012-2014
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • Member
  • Dallas Young Lawyers Association
    • Member, 2016-present
  • J.L. Turner Legal Association
    • Member, 2016-present
  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law, African American Lawyers, and Collaborative Law Section
    • Member
    • Women in the Profession Committee, 2016-present
  • State Bar of Texas Leadership
    • Class of 2015-2016
  • Texas Bar Foundation
    • Fellow, 2016 – present
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
    • President, 2020 – 2021
    • SHERO Podcast: A podcast celebrating women in the legal profession focusing on Sheroes and the issues and challenges that face women in the law
  • The Lloyd Lochridge American Inn of Court
    • Member, 2012-2015
  • Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association
    • Member, 2010-2015
  • Caritas Food Kitchen
    • Volunteer, 2010-2013
  • Literacy Achieves
    • Volunteer ESL Teacher, 2018 – present
  • Promise House Pals – Young Professionals
    • Founding member, 2016-present
  • Seedling Foundation’s Promise Mentor Program for Children of Incarcerated Parents
    • Mentor, 2012-2015
  • Street Law Pilot Program with Austin Police Department
    • Member, 2014-2015

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