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Brittaney McGinnis



Senior Associate Attorney

Brittaney is a Senior Associate at GEM Family Law, having focused exclusively on the practice of family law since she began her legal career. Brittaney is a skilled litigator and a fierce advocate for her clients, placing their needs and wishes at the forefront of her practice. Brittaney is experienced in all areas of family law, to include divorce, child custody, child support, protection orders, emergency restriction hearings, modification actions, and jurisdictional issues, among others.

In addition to litigation, Brittaney successfully resolves many cases outside of the courtroom, using creative solutions to address her clients’ goals via agreement. She firmly believes that mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution are essential tools to be utilized in family law matters such that clients maintain some control over the outcome of their case and reach a less stressful resolution.

Prior to joining GEM Family Law, Brittaney gained extensive litigation and settlement skills for five years as an associate attorney in the family law department at one of Boulder’s preeminent law firms. Prior to that time, Brittaney was a Staff Attorney for the Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, where she served victims throughout the State of Wyoming. Through this employment, Brittaney received in-depth training and legal acumen on domestic abuse and its effects on domestic relations cases.

Brittaney attended law school at the University of Wyoming, where she worked in the Family and Child Legal Clinic, receiving invaluable experience providing legal representation to individuals facing challenges in domestic relations court. She also has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from West Texas A&M University, which provides her unique insight into the complex financial issues associated with dissolution of marriage actions. Brittaney is a rarity in the family law field, as she is one of the few who purposefully crafted her legal education around domestic relations law. Her strong foundation enables her to successfully represent clients in a wide variety of family law cases, tailoring each of her cases to meet the specific needs of her clients.


  • University of Wyoming College of Law, JD
  • West Texas A&M University, Bachelor of Business
  • Administration, Economics

Bar Licenses:

  • State of Colorado
  • State of Wyoming
  • State of Texas


  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • Boulder County Bar Association
  • Wyoming Bar Association