Debrina Washington

Family Law Attorney, Writer


Family Law, Employment Law, Single Parenting


University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Skidmore College



Debrina Washington is a former writer for Verywell Family covering single parenting. Her law practice focused on providing affordable legal services for New Yorkers and, in particular, providing for the specific legal needs of single parents. By offering legal services in a virtual environment, Debrina served single parents at all hours of the day or night.


Debrina received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business and French from Skidmore College and is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.  

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