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Brittany Pierce

Attorney

Personal Experience

Brittany S. Pierce is an attorney with Lively Law Firm, and her practice focuses on appeals and federal litigation. Specifically, Brittany specializes in immigration cases before the Board of Immigration Appeals and Federal Circuit Courts, criminal appeals, and other federal work at the district court level.

Brittany is also a national award-winning legal writer and deeply passionate about social justice issues. Her past publications have focused on issues involving women’s rights, sexual assault, and the prison mental healthcare system.

After graduating with honors and a pro bono service award from the Emory University School of Law, Brittany worked for two years as a Staff Attorney for the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. She trained under highly regarded appellate lawyers and learned how federal appellate judges consider the cases before them. Brittany worked on several immigration, habeas, and criminal appeals during this experience, so she brings a unique and valuable perspective to each one of her cases.

Brittany understands the complexities involved in appellate litigation, particularly in the immigration context. She works hard to ensure that her clients receive the legal strategy that will best persuade judges of a particular interpretation of the law.

Achievements

  • Published in the Cardozo Journal of Equal Rights and Social Justice (2020)
  • Published in the Law Journal for Social Justice at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (2018)
  • Published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Health Law & Ethics (2017)

Education

Brittany graduated with honors from Emory University School of Law in 2018. Before law school, she graduated summa cum laude from Georgia State University with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy.

Honors

  • Pro Bono Publico medal, Emory University School of Law (2018)
  • Winner of the 2017 national “Access to Justice” Writing Competition administered by Public Citizen

Fun Facts

When not writing a compelling legal brief for her clients, Brittany also loves to write creatively in the form of short stories and stage plays. She also enjoys visiting local breweries and comedy clubs with her husband in Atlanta.

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