B. Brittany Scantland-Lall





E-mail: brittany@wellslaw.us
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 Phone: 336-283-8700



B. Brittany Scantland-Lall has joined Wells Law as Of Counsel. Her primary areas of practice are estate planning and estate administration. Brittany received her BA degree from Duke University and her JD degree from the University of Denver. She practiced law in Colorado for eight years, and for seven years she taught business law and ethics at the University of Denver Daniels College of Business, before returning to North Carolina to practice. She also received a Master’s degree in Religious Studies from the University of Denver.

Brittany is pleased to return to North Carolina with her husband and 1-year old daughter.



Invited Lectures and Professional Presentations

  • Colorado Bar Association, Lunch and Learn Series
    Open Meeting or Do Not Disturb:  The Colorado Open Meetings Act, March 2013
    Privacy Rights vs. the Public’s Right to Know: The Colorado Open Records Act, October 2012
  • Municipal Prosecutor Boot Camp hosted by Colorado Municipal League, August 2012
    E-evidence: evidence in a world of social media – co-presenter with T.McCarthy, JD
  • Colorado Municipal League, annual conference, June 2012
    Legal Short Shots
    – co-presenter with Rachel Allen, JD
  • City of Wheat Ridge, Town of Platteville
    Citizens’ Police Academy – criminal law, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007
  • Colorado Counties, Inc. annual conference, June 2007
    County Powers – Home Rule Authority
    – co-presenter with Gerald Dahl, JD       
  • Colorado Association of Municipal Tax Auditors, annual conference, Winter 2007  
    Tax Appeals

Articles and Publications

  • Colorado Insurance Risk Sharing Agency (“CIRSA”) Coverage Line: “Mediate?  Why Not?”, January 2012
    Abstract: This article was requested by general counsel to clients’ risk sharing coverage group.  Information and practical guidance concerning mediation process and application of mediation in certain instances of local government conflict.
  • The Colorado Lawyer: “Amendment 41: Ethics in Government”, December 2010
    Abstract: Aimed for review by practicing attorneys interacting with government officials (or whose clients do the same), this article was a comprehensive review of Amendment 41 to the Colorado Constitution (“Article XXIX – Ethics in Government”) and its implications.
  • Colorado Methods of Practice, vol. 1, ch. 1-8: Business Organizations (West 2005), 2004
    Edited/Updated as law clerk at Krendle Krendle Sachnoff and Way, PC; Denver, Colorado

Community Involvement

  • Exempla St. Joseph Hospital Medical Ethics Committee, Community Committee Member, 2014–2015
  • Sturm College of Law, 1-L Professional Mentor, 2013–2016
  • Rocky Mountain Law Journal, Editor/Reader, 2013–2016
  • Colorado/Denver Bar Association, 40-Hour Mediation Training Participant, August 2011
  • Arts Street, Pro Bono Counsel, Spring 2009–Fall 2012
  • University of Colorado School of Public Affairs, Denver Community Leadership Forum Participant, 2008
Area of Practice
  • Estate Planning
Bar Admissions
  • North Carolina
  • Colorado

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Mecklenberg County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • University of Denver, MA, 2015
  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law, JD, 2004
  • Duke University, BA, 2001