Brittney N. Martin is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Legal Communications from Howard University and a Juris Doctorate, with a Family Law Certificate, from Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C.
At Howard Law, Brittney worked as a student attorney in the Fair Housing Clinic, successfully litigating matters related to discrimination, housing conditions, and landlord-tenant issues. As a result of her clinic successes, Brittney was honored with the Clinical Law Student of the Year award by her peers and professors. She also served as the captain of the Charles Hamilton Houston National Moot Court Team and placed 1st at the 2017 William E. McGee National Moot Court Competition.
Brittney completed internships with the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity and with The Honorable Judge Rahkel Bouchet of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. After graduating from law school, she clerked for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia under The Honorable Judges Tara J. Fentress and Lloyd U. Nolan. In this role, Brittney conducted legal research, reviewed pleadings, and routinely produced written judicial orders, findings, and opinions on family law matters related to divorce, custody, adoption, and child abuse and neglect.
Following her clerkship, Brittney returned to Atlanta to serve as an Assistant Public Defender for the City of Atlanta where she litigated misdemeanor and municipal law cases. In her first year as a Public Defender, Brittney was honored with the 2019 Rookie of the Year award for her compassionate and zealous advocacy.
Brittney is licensed to practice in the State of Georgia and the Georgia Court of Appeals and is a member of the State Bar of Georgia’s Family Law section. As a Family Law practitioner, Brittney is dedicated to addressing the unique needs of each case while advocating for her client’s desired outcomes and best interests.