Britney’s personal philosophy is this: “Effective leadership and inspired thinking can resolve any issue.” This principle has served as the bedrock of Britney’s academic and professional pursuits. As a United States Marine, a law enforcement officer, an attorney, and speaker, Britney understands the transformative powers of leadership and motivation.
Britney earned her undergraduate degree from Florida Atlantic University (B.S. 2001) and her law degree from Florida International University College of Law (J.D. 2005). During law school, Ms. Green was named Best Oral Advocate and received a number of legal writing awards. Prior to attending law school, Britney worked as a law enforcement professional at Broward Sheriff’s Office, one of the nation’s largest police agencies. There, she worked as an officer and also as a recruiter, traveling throughout Florida and beyond, to locate candidates for the agency. One of Britney’s proudest accomplishments was becoming a United States Marine. As a Marine, she served as a noncommissioned officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, earning a meritorious promotion to the rank of Sergeant. Britney was also named Marine of the Year.
After law school, Britney worked as an attorney in Miami, Florida, practicing in the areas of medical malpractice defense and general civil litigation. While in Florida, Britney also worked as the Associate Director of Career Development at a Fort Lauderdale law school. As an attorney, Britney has also served as a diversity trainer, educating lawyers and judges about issues of equal opportunity and inclusion. She also worked as a volunteer with the Justice Teaching Initiative, traveling to local high schools and instructing students about the nation’s legal system.
Britney returned to Louisiana in 2008. That same year, she became an Assistant District Attorney. As a prosecutor, Britney handled hundreds of felony cases, including those involving homicides, sexual assaults, and domestic violence. She also worked as trial and appellate counsel on capital murder litigation. Currently, Britney is a partner in a Shreveport, Louisiana law firm and a certified mediator.
Britney founded Bonfire Leadership in 2006, as a means of mentoring and developing fellow law students.Bonfire Leadership then expanded to reach professionals in various other disciplines, as well as students of all ages. As a keynote speaker, guest lecturer, and skills coach, Britney illuminates the areas of leadership, team-building, diversity, and crisis management.
Away from work, Britney spends her time mentoring youths in the community and volunteering with organizations that serve the homeless and domestic violence survivors. She is also an avid supporter of the Haitian Health Foundation, an organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of families in Haiti. Britney also serves as an officer in the Mansfield chapter of National Association of University Women, whose mission is to educational and health initiatives within the community.