Brittany Labadie is the Managing Partner at Lewis Labadie. She has been working with Lewis Labadie since it opened in 2014. Brittany’s current practice areas include adoptions and corporate/business law.
Brittany spent her early childhood in a small town in Illinois. Since age 10, she has called Arizona home. She loves the arid desert, its contrasting browns and greens, and the refreshing smell of the creosote after a monsoon. Brittany enjoys traveling and planning trips. Most of her free time is spent in nature, hiking or on the water. She is an animal lover and has three dogs.
Brittany was educated in Arizona. She attended Red Mountain High School, where she graduated in two years. She obtained her undergrad degrees at Mesa Community College and University of Phoenix. Brittany attended law school at Arizona Summit. Throughout her education, she worked one or two jobs – even during law school. She understands time management and dedication to goals.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Brittany worked in several positions in law firms. These positions include law clerk, paralegal, legal assistant, office administrator, collections specialist, marketing, and receptionist. Her insight helps the firm identify its needs and to relate to its employees.
Adoptions and Juvenile Law
Since early 2000s, Brittany and her family were deeply rooted in helping the foster care system. Brittany had over 40 foster siblings and 13 foster nieces and nephews. Brittany was formerly a licensed foster parent. These influence her to strongly advocate for children in foster care, foster parents, and adoptions.
With adoption cases, she handles all juvenile, stepparent, second parent, foster care/DCS, LGBTQI+, surrogacy, assisted reproductive technology, private, agency, and readoption for international adoptions. In the probate court, Brittany handles adult adoptions.
Also, Brittany handles cases involving termination of parental rights for the purpose of adoption.
Business and Corporate Law
In the business and corporate world, Brittany is a strong and diligent advocate, advisor, and litigator. Brittany is a strategic planner. She assists start-ups to million-dollar business with their success. She is a creative problem solver. Her attention to detail and thorough work products are highly sought after.
Some of her areas include arbitration and mediation, development, dissolutions, successions, transfers, reorganization, enterprises, formation, incorporation, planning, organization, regulations, compliance, ethics, transactions, contracts, valuation, buying and selling, litigation, commercial, emerging business law, artificial intelligence, applications “Apps”, international, and international joint ventures.
Companies assisted include closely held corporations, limited liability companies, corporations, s-corporations, small businesses, partnerships, limited partnerships, non-profits, and sole proprietorships.
Brittany has a wide range of additional legal knowledge. She worked in family law for over 20 years – well-educated in divorces, property division, prenuptial agreements, mediation/arbitration, domestic violence, QDROs, same-sex and LGBQI+ issues, legal decisions, parenting time, and child support.
Her career includes bankruptcy, debt collection (high volume/high value), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, representation of creditors and debtors, immigration, business, civil litigation, juvenile law (adoptions, dependency, delinquency, and terminations), probate (guardianships), cannabis law, personal injury, HOA law, name changes, and estate planning (wills and estates).
Brittany works in Federal and State of Arizona courts. She has experience in justice courts, superior courts, administrative courts, and appellate courts.
For many years, she worked in business and firm development, designing websites and logos, establishing advertising, installing computer systems, implementing communication software, building client bases, and creating systematic procedures.
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