Jenni is the founding partner of the firm. She has more than nine years of litigation experience specializing in family law. She is originally from Austin, Texas but has lived in Georgia for ten years. Jenni has been married for seven years and has two children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering at church, exercising, and participating in outdoor activities.
Lance has been practicing as an attorney for over 15 years. In law school, Lance was Class-Vice President, won an opening statement competition to be selected to Trial Team, was on Law Review where he won the award for most outstanding law review article and made the highest grade in criminal law.
Tracy Crider knew she wanted to be a lawyer at age 12 when she started helping out at her mother’s family law firm in Warner Robins, Georgia. Tracy has over 12 years of experience in family law. When Tracy isn’t practicing law, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children, Cora and Teddy, and their poodle, Winnie. Tracy loves to cook and share a laugh with friends.
Carrie has been practicing law for the past nine years and has experience not only in family law, but also criminal defense. Graduating from law school in 2013, Carrie has spent her career being an advocate for clients in the courtroom, gaining tremendous trial and litigation experience. Carrie has expanded her career by practicing in the Georgia appellate courts and has been successful in obtaining a reversal at the appellate court level in the case known as Harris v. State, 344 Ga.App. 572.
Joanne has been a part of the Brown and Dutton team since November of 2019 and has enjoyed learning all the ins and outs of family and criminal law. Joanne is married and has three amazing college-aged daughters that are the joy of her life! Outside of the office Joanne enjoys cooking and reading and hiking at Kennesaw Mountain.
Julia is a graduate from Stephen F. Austin State University. She finds thorough enjoyment out of ensuring documents state exactly what is meant to be conveyed. In her time outside of the office, Julia climbs rocks both indoors and outdoors, hikes, reads an assortment of random books, and plays board games with her close friends and family.
Jessica has been working in Client Accounts & Relations for more than 14 years, with a primary focus in family law for the past seven. As the Firm Administrator here at B&D, she ensures that things run smoothly and efficiently all while guiding our clients through what is often a very difficult time in their lives. She is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Really a small town now one would know, so we reference the big city) but has lived in Georgia for the last seven years. When Jessica is not in the office, you can often find her at a softball-field with her daughter, working out, cooking for her family & friends and spending quality time with her loves, Nick, Harli and their dog Maddie.
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