Jodi Furr Colton Named Equity Partner At Brinkley Morgan
Attorney Jodi Furr Colton is now an Equity Partner at the Florida law firm of Brinkley Morgan. Ms. Colton is a member of the firm’s Marital and Family Law Practice Group, focusing her practice exclusively on complex family law matters.
“Jodi Colton is one of the most talented and dedicated Marital and Family Law Attorneys in the South Florida region,” said John Lambros, Managing Partner of the firm. “Achieving Equity Partner status is a deserved honor.”
Ms. Colton represents high-net-worth individuals in divorce, parental responsibility, timesharing, and paternity matters. She regularly drafts and negotiates prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Ms. Colton routinely represents high-net-worth and high-profile individuals in cases involving the valuation and equitable distribution of financial and business assets, including closely held corporations, professional practices, real estate, deferred compensation plans, stock plans, and other financial assets, as well as timesharing and parental responsibility/custody issues.
“As a working mother of two I have been fortunate to have the full support and mentorship of Brinkley Morgan’s leadership to help nurture and develop my career,” said Colton. “I am honored to have been named an Equity Partner of the firm and excited to tackle the challenges ahead to support our clients and help the firm grow.”
Prior to joining Brinkley Morgan, Ms. Colton served as a corporate and commercial litigator for large firms in Philadelphia, New York, and Minneapolis. She uses her background in corporate and commercial litigation to assist her clients in sophisticated family law matters. Ms. Colton believes that most family law cases can, and should, be resolved with a well-negotiated settlement and without protracted litigation. When a negotiated settlement is not possible, Ms. Colton zealously advocates on behalf of her clients to help them achieve their desired outcome through litigation.
Ms. Colton is AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is recognized in The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers. An active member of the community, she currently serves on the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Unified Family Practice Committee, the South Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Professionalism Committee, and the Equitable Distribution Committee of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar. Ms. Colton is a Founding Member of the Palm Beach Chapter of the American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators and a member of the Susan Greenberg Family Law American Inn of Court of the Palm Beaches.
Ms. Colton earned her Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and a B.A degree from Swarthmore College. She served as President of the Harvard Mediation Program and as a mediation trainer and mediator in Boston area courts. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Colton worked in the Office of the General Counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives.