Debrina Washington

Family law, child support
University of Pittsburgh Law School, Skidmore College


  • Family law attorney for 13 years
  • Owned and operated a “virtual law practice” to serve families, particularly single-parent families, in New York
  • Has a JD in law from the University of Pittsburgh Law School


Debrina Washington is a former writer for The Balance who covered family law and child support. As a lawyer, she operated a “virtual practice” that offered affordable legal services to families, especially single-parent families, in and around New York.

Before she was admitted to the New York bar, Debrina provided legal services to modest-income communities in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She received her JD in law from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and has a bachelor's in business and French from Skidmore College.