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You will be hard-pressed to find a better family law attorney than Britney Harrison - she is exceptional. My custody case is brutal, but Britney and her team eased the pain and I’m forever grateful. – Client

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 and employment 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 relationship.

Britney approaches divorce in the most constructive way possible, finding unique, creative solutions for each individual family and helping clients to end their marriages with dignity. Having gone through a 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 the children and helps parents 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 will 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 is a past President of the Texas Young Lawyers Association, where she actively mentored and empowered the next generation of legal professionals.  An Austin native, Britney received her law degree, with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law.

She is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section, and the State Bar of Texas, Family Law, African American Lawyers, and Collaborative Law Sections. She was elected to the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors representing Dallas. Britney was named to Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch in the field of Family Law, Woodward and White Press, 2021-2023, Best Lawyers Under 40, D Magazine, 2018, 2020-2023, and selected to the Texas Rising Star list, Thompson Reuters, 2018-2022 and Super Lawyers List, 2022 and 2023.

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 was featured in the Texas Bar Journal and Talk Bravely podcast.

Education

  • The University of Texas at Austin School of Law, J.D., honors (2010)
  • Université Jean Moulin (Lyon III), Lyon, France, Diploma, mention Assez Bien, (2009)
  • University of North Texas, B.S., summa cum laude (2006)
     

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