Amy L. Britt is a Partner with Parker Bryan Family Law. She is a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina and has lived in Raleigh since the Fall of 2005. Amy earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2002 and earned her Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2005. Amy was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in August 2005.
Since 2005, Amy has focused her practice exclusively on family law matters in Wake County, including separation, divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, property distribution, domestic violence, premarital agreements, separation and property settlement agreements, and qualified domestic relations orders. As a result, Amy is well-versed in the rules and procedures of the Wake County Family Court system.
In addition, Amy is licensed to practice law in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of North Carolina and has experience dealing with Federal Hague Convention cases concerning international child abduction.
Her knowledge and experience make her a confident trial attorney who is also successful negotiating and resolving cases without litigation.
Professional Recognition and Involvement
Amy was certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a Board Certified Specialist in the area of Family Law in 2010.
In 2017, Amy was certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Center as a Family Financial Mediator; she is also a Certified Parenting Coordinator.
In each consecutive year from 2011 to 2019, Amy has been named as one of the “Top Young Lawyers in North Carolina” by North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine.
In 2017, 2018 and 2019, she was also named to Business North Carolina magazine’s “Legal Elite.”
Amy has authored and presented on a variety of family law topics, including:
- Co-Author/Editor, Post-separation Support and Alimony Chapters of the North Carolina Marital Claims Deskbook, Third Edition, published by the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation, 2012.
- Co-Author, Can’t Live With ‘Em Can’t Live Without ‘Em: An Analysis of the Trial Court’s Authority to Hear and Decide Child-Related Claims in North Carolina Post-Baumann, Campbell Law Review, 2012 (34 Campbell L. Rev. 449 (2012)).
- Presenter, Basics of Family Law Seminar on the topic of Civil Procedure, Discovery, Depositions and Courtroom Procedure (North Carolina Bar Association, November 2012).
- Author, History of the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, 2003-2013.
- Co-Editor, Equitable Distribution Chapter of Critical Family Law Cases, Second Edition, published by the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation, 2015.
- Presenter, North Carolina Family Law Specialists Annual Conference on the topic of Ethics (North Carolina State Bar, July 2015).
- Presenter, “Family Law Specialization Exam Review: Major Topics and Recent Developments” on the topics of Child Custody and Domestic Violence (North Carolina Advocates for Justice, September 2015).
- Presenter, “Family Law Specialization Exam Review: Topics, Techniques and Case Law Update” on the topic of Wiretapping (North Carolina Advocates for Justice, September 2016).
- Guest Lecturer at Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law on the topic of Equitable Distribution (Family Law, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019).
- Presenter, Annual Review on the topic of Family Law (North Carolina Bar Association, October 2017, October 2018).
- Program Co-Chair, “Litigating a Family Law Case” (North Carolina Advocates for Justice, February 2018).
Community Recognition and Involvement
Amy volunteered with the Domestic Violence Advocacy Project and the Community Legal Project while at UNC School of Law. Today, Amy continues to volunteer her time to victims of domestic violence by serving as a Supervising Attorney for Campbell Law School’s Domestic Violence Advocacy Project. She also serves as a volunteer attorney for children through “The Child’s Advocate.”
Amy sits on the Board of Directors for the Frankie Lemmon School and Development Center.
She is a member of the Junior League of Raleigh, and has participated in the “Step-Up” Program designed to prepare and empower low income and homeless individuals in Wake County to obtain life-sustaining employment, family and financial stability, and affordable housing.
Amy is a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Raleigh.
Amy is a member of the Wake County Bar Association and the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association.
Amy is currently serving as a Council Member with the North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section. She has served as the Committee Chair of the History of the Family Law Section since 2011 and she has been a member of the Legislative Committee of the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association since 2010.