Missouri Lawyers Weekly Names Brittany Barrientos an Up & Coming Attorney
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Oct. 7, 2016)—Stinson Leonard Street attorney Brittany Barrientos was selected a 2016 Up & Coming Attorney by The Missouri Lawyers Weekly.
The award recognizes attorneys 40 or younger, or within the first 10 years of practice, who demonstrate a level of professional accomplishment, skill and leadership beyond their years, and an extraordinary commitment to the community through their volunteer service and leadership.
Barrientos practices in Kansas City in the firm's Energy, Environmental, Mining and Transportation division, and focuses her practice on environmental law. Her practice includes advising clients as to environmental regulatory requirements, environmental permitting, defense of civil and administrative enforcement actions, environmental due diligence for transactions, and educating clients regarding regulatory requirements and strategies for compliance with environmental laws.
Within the firm, she assists local pro bono clients with family law issues and works with the Marlborough Neighborhood of Kansas City through the firm's Adopt-a-Neighborhood initiative. She has also recently volunteered with the Advocates for Human Rights on international policy issues.
Barrientos works with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through its Man/Woman of the Year and Light the Night campaigns, and served as co-chair of the firm's fundraising campaign for the United Way of Greater Kansas City.
She earned her J.D. from the University of Missouri and her Bachelor's in journalism from Texas Tech University. Barrientos and her family live in Kansas City.