Welcome to the team, Brittany Whalen

brittany-whalenRussell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers is proud to welcome, Brittany as our newest associate lawyer.  In 2016, she was called to the Ontario Bar and in 2017, she was called to the Newfoundland and Labrador Bar. She worked as an associate lawyer at a full-service law firm in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, where she established a successful family law practice and had the opportunity to work on several high-profile criminal and civil litigation matters.

She is passionate about social justice issues and has undertaken specialized training to provide trauma-informed legal services to harm survivors. Brittany has previously worked in collaboration with the Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault and Crisis Prevention Centre (NLSACPC) and the Public Legal Education Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (PLIAN) to offer free legal services to individuals who have experienced sex and gender-based violence, harassment, and discrimination.

Brittany was raised in Durham Region and loves to travel and has been to 35 countries. She loves yoga and exploring her creative side.