About The Brinson Law Firm, PLLC
About Terry Brinson, Jr
Born and raised in Live Oak, Florida. Graduated Suwannee High School in 2006. Enlisted in the U.S. Army thereafter and served as a 19D Cavalry Scout from 2006-2009. Served in Iraq in 2007-2008 and earned Combat Action Badge and two Army Commendation Medals, among others. Left the Army in 2009 and enrolled at Florida State University. Graduated with a bachelor in history and then enrolled in FSU Law School. Made Dean's List. Studied at Oxford University as part of FSU Law's Summer Program. Graduated and moved back home to practice law. Has had 25 jury trials as both prosecutor and defense attorney since being admitted to the Florida Bar, ranging from simple misdemeanors to complex felonies.
Elizabeth Rosado Brinson
Elizabeth Rosado Brinson grew up in Merrick, NY and attended Bellmore John F. Kennedy High School, with aspirations to be a Marine Biologist, however, after 9/11 she felt motivated to pursue a career in law. She attended Southern Connecticut State University where she was a member of the track team and also earned her B.A. in Political Science.
Following undergrad, she attended Barry University School of Law where she was on the trial team and was named national champion at the Michigan State National Trial Advocacy Competition in 2010. While attending law school, and participating in trial team, Elizabeth also interned at different law firms in all three years of law school. The law firms focused on criminal law/DUI defense, family law, and she also served as intern at the Ninth Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office in the felony division. In addition, she was a certified legal intern in the Barry University Juvenile Clinic, representing juveniles charged with criminal offenses.
After law school, Elizabeth started her career in the Third Judicial Circuit as an Assistant Public Defender, where she tried numerous cases and argued a variety of motions; including, arguing a Writ of Habeas Corpus to the First District Court of Appeals. Elizabeth is a trial attorney and believes that every case matters and the same zealousness that she had as an Assistant Public Defender is what she plans to take with her into family law.
As far as service, Elizabeth currently serves as a member of Three Rivers Legal Services Board of Directors, served on the Florida Bar Juvenile Rules Committee, currently serves as President of Altrusa International, Inc.,--Live Oak Chapter, a member of the Florida Association of Women Lawyers for the Third Circuit, a member of the American Bar Association, a member of the American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers--Florida Chapter, a member of Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce, and serves as a member of the Judicial Nomination Committee for the Third Judicial Circuit.
In her personal life, Elizabeth resides in Suwannee County, FL with her husband, T.J. Brinson, and three children. She enjoys running, watching different types of sports, and being with her family.