Leilani Whitmer
Leilani Whitmer

Family Law Attorney

Leilani Whitmer
Family Law Attorney
Brown Family Law, LLC

Sandy, Utah
Phone: 801-685-9999

Leilani Whitmer

Leilani Whitmer
Family Law Attorney
Brown Family Law, LLC

Sandy, Utah
Phone: 801-685-9999

Leilani Whitmer – Family Law Attorney

Leilani Whitmer

Leilani was born in Utah but spent most of her childhood in Henderson, Nevada. She attended the University of Utah, graduating with bachelor’s degrees in English and Speech Communication with an emphasis in argumentation and conflict resolution and a minor in peace and conflict studies.

Leilani attended the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. During law school, Leilani was the director of the Pro Bono Initiative Family Law Clinic, and also participated heavily in other Pro Bono Initiative clinics focusing on family law. While in law school, Leilani was on the student board of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Family Law Society, Public Interest Law Organization, and OutLaws, and was chosen to be on the mediation competition team with three other students.

After law school, Leilani worked for Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake, quickly taking on a full non-profit caseload of family law cases including divorce, custody, protective orders, and guardianships. While at Legal Aid, Leilani mostly took cases involving domestic violence or sexual assault. Leilani has participated in sexual violence training with Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault and attended conferences on domestic and sexual violence within the law. Leilani is an active member of the Family Law Section of the Utah Bar Association. Leilani is an active attorney supervisor at the Pro Bono Initiative Family Law Clinic.

When Leilani is not working, she spends her time with her husband and daughter. She also enjoys board games, learning new languages, and traveling.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce and Separation
  • Paternity
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Protective Orders

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court District of Utah

Education

S.J. Quinney College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Director, Pro Bono Initiative Family Law Clinic
  • Mediation Competition Team
  • CALI Awards in Civil Procedure, Family Law, and Applied Legal Writing

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, BA – 2013, BS – 2013

  • Parliamentarian & Humanities Representative, ASUU Student Government
  • John R. Park Debate Society
  • Honors College Legal Scholar Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Utah Bar Association
  • Family Law Section
  • Young Lawyers Division
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What Clients Are Saying…
Brown Family Law
Excellent
4.8
Based on 789 reviews
I have to say the culture at this firm is so supportive and caring, it makes a wonderful place to go into work every day. I watch the attorneys and staff members here go the extra mile to make sure their clients are taken care of in incredibly difficult situations. Marco Brown has really figured out how to handle divorce and custody cases in a way that keeps clients informed every week, and gets the best results for people all over Utah. If you are looking to maximize your time with your kids or maximize your money, I would trust any attorney here to do that for you. Special thanks to Lei and Clay for being so involved in my training. Looking forward to my second year anniversary with this amazing team!
Very helpful and informative, easy to talk with. They gave me more information than any law office ive called in the last month!
Response from the owner: Sam, thank you for your kind words. Glad we could help.
Dani is approachable and knows a lot. Anyone would be lucky to have her as their paralegal.
Response from the owner: Jessica, thank you for the kind words about Dani.
If you decide to hire Brown Family Law for your divorce, ask for Dani to be your paralegal. She is super helpful and is super fast at responding. 10/10
Response from the owner: Aubrey, so glad you had a good experience with Dani.
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