Brittany Henderson

Attorney

Personal Info:

800­-400-­1098 brittany@pathtojustice.com

Practice Areas:

Class ActionPersonal InjurySexual Abuse and Assault

Brittany N. Henderson concentrates her practice in civil litigation with an emphasis on Personal Injury, Sexual Abuse, and Class Action law.

Brittany graduated Magna Cum Laude from Nova Southeastern University College of Law in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. While in law school, Brittany was named to the Order of Barristers, a national organization representing the highest honor a law student can attain for distinction in oral advocacy. She also received the Stephanie Aleong Impact Award, presented to her by the faculty for her significant contributions to the law center and her dedication to the legal field. In addition to working as a law clerk at Farmer, Jaffe, Weissing during law school, Brittany received the Pro Bono Honors Program Silver Award for her record of pro bono service within the local community.

Brittany served as an Executive Justice for the Moot Court Society, and on the Executive Board of the Nova Law Review as an Articles Editor. As a member of the Moot Court Society, Brittany competed in the Domenick L. Gabrielli National Family Law Competition in Albany, New York, where she was awarded the Honorable George Bundy Smith Award, the Honorable Victoria A. Graffeo Award, and was named a Gabrielli Semi-Finalist.

During law school, Brittany developed a passion for civil justice within the Florida prison system. As a result, she has authored two articles respectively titled “The Inevitable Future: An Imperative Need for Accountability when Privatizing Florida Prisons,” and “Correlation between Inmate Brutality and Lack of Whistleblower Protection in Florida” (Publication Forthcoming).

Upon graduating from law school, Brittany returned to Farmer, Jaffe, Weissing to pursue a legal career helping victims and their families during their most difficult times. She is a member of the Florida Justice Association, Broward County Justice Association, Broward County Women Lawyers’ Association, Broward County Bar Association, and the Stephen R. Booher American Inn of Court.

Prior to attending law school, Brittany graduated with honors from Auburn University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. At Auburn, Brittany served as the collegiate coordinator of the first and second annual Step it Up: Auburn 5k raising over $85,000 for Autism Speaks, an organization that she is very passionate about.

Brittany is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts.

Bar & Court Admissions:

Florida

Education:

Nova Southeastern University College of Law, Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude

Auburn University, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude

Awards & Honors:

The Order of Barristers – Inducted 2015
Stephanie Aleong Impact Award
Pro Bono Honors Award
Appellate Advocacy Award
Law Alumni Association Scholarship Recipient
Marilyn Liroff Scholarship Recipient
Law Center Merit Scholarship Recipient

Publications:

Correlation Between Inmate Brutality and Lack of Whistleblower Protection in Florida, Publication Pending in Nova Law Review Volume 40, Fall 2015.

The Inevitable Future:  An Imperative Need for Accountability when Privatizing Florida Prisons
, Nova Law Review Online Journal Volume 2, 2014.

 

Professional Associations:

Florida Justice Association – Member
Broward County Justice Association – Member
Broward County Women Lawyers’ Association – Member
Broward County Bar Association – Member
Stephen R. Booher American Inn of Court – Member
The Florida Bar – Member