Brittany Brown

Senior Attorney

attorney brittany brownBrittany Brown decided to pursue her career in family law because she enjoys helping individuals find solutions and navigate their way through difficult situations.

However, in order to accomplish this, Ms. Brown said it is imperative that the client is completely open and honest with their attorney from the very beginning.

“An attorney’s role is not to judge the client’s life choices, but rather to provide solutions that will generate good results for the client,” she said. “In order to create these results, the client must always be open and upfront to their attorney about all matters related to the litigation.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Brown is licensed in Missouri.

Education

Ms. Brown graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Philosophy/Religion from Truman State University and received her Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law.

Professional Experience

During law school, Ms. Brown worked for a small plaintiff’s litigation firm where she worked primarily on medical malpractice claims and worker’s compensation cases.

Additionally, during law school, she had a judicial externship through the Saint Louis University Legal Clinic with Judge Carolyn Whittington in Division 7 of the St. Louis Circuit Court.

In her final year of law school, she began working exclusively in family law. Ms. Brown was a Rule 13 Intern for Legal Services of Eastern Missouri in its Lasting Solutions Division, where she drafted divorce and paternity pleadings, interrogatories, motions, and settlement documents.

Additionally, she conducted Order of Protection Hearings and argued motions for Preliminary Injunctions for survivors of domestic violence.

Awards

Ms. Brown was recognized in 20142015, and 2016 as a Missouri and Kansas Rising Star in the family law practice area by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers.

Speeches, Seminars, & Publications

Ms. Brown frequently contributes family law articles on DadsDivorce.com.

Reviews

5/5

“Brittany has been very responsive and thorough in her face-to-face meetings and emails. … I feel like I provided a lot of the information she needed upfront. This was really in an effort to keep cost down. Overall, I have been extremely happy with the guidance and counsel I have received so far.”

5/5

“I wish I would have hired you all to handle my divorce from the beginning. Brittany returns my calls, she gives great advice and always looks at things from both sides so I can make a good decision. I have already recommended your firm twice now.”

5/5

“Brittany has been great! I have been getting excellent representation and overall have really enjoyed working with her.”

5/5

“Brittany was very personable and professional. She understood what was going on and what my objectives were. And I would say she was sympathetic to what was taking place on my end. …”

5/5

“Brittany has been terrific!  I have a challenging situation and she’s been patient and easy to work with.”

5/5

“Brittany was phenomenal! She did a great job with my case and with the judge. I was satisfied with every aspect of the service she provided and with how my case was handled.”

5/5

“I have friends who are lawyers, but that did not help me much when it came time to make a decision as to who to go with for this case. I felt like a fish out of water; unsure who in St. Louis would work with me.  A friend who works at a corporate firm in St. Louis mentioned you all and I decided to use you all. I was relieved to find Brittany a very professional, honest and capable attorney. Very happy with going with you all!”

5/5

“I am extremely pleased with Ms. Brown’s communication with us. Ms. Brown has outlined every step before we take it. She offers options and explains the consequences of those options. We set the goal, and she has developed the strategies that will allow us to reach the goal. Again, I am extremely pleased with the communication from Ms. Brown and the updates. She seems very knowledgeable and works with us on strategies.”

5/5

“Brittany is great at keeping me informed. Brittany is a clear and concise communicator. She has made this difficult process more bearable by communicating all possible outcomes. I feel Brittany is someone I can trust to help me navigate through this process. Brittany represents Cordell & Cordell in a very professional manner. I feel confident that I made right choice …”

*Check out more Cordell & Cordell reviews of Brittany and the rest of our Missouri attorneys.

Miscellaneous

Ms. Brown has worked at the St. Louis County Public Defender where she prepared the dockets of Probation Revocation Hearings each week, which included interviewing clients, meeting with probation officers, and outlining court files.