Brook Meakins, Attorney
Brook is a passionate advocate for her clients and is committed to seeking creative resolutions that are uniquely tailored to match client goals. She spends her days in court, and otherwise working with her team to ensure that all Meakins Law clients get the same attentive, specialized care that the firm quickly became known for. In addition to her family law practice, Brook is very involved in environmental climate-change advocacy work. In both realms she is a fierce champion of the rights of others, and it is this attribute that drives her success as an attorney and sets the tone for the entire firm. She devotes the same vibrant energy and attention to all of her clients, whether they are island nations affected by climate change or single fathers seeking greater involvement in their children’s lives.
Brook is fully committed to bringing the needs and desires of the client to the forefront of every discussion, never allowing the complexity of the law to hamper communication. Her gift for balancing an empathetic, resolution-focused mindset with an unflinching commitment to a just outcome is what differentiates her from her peers. Brook’s clients sense her dedication; her results speak for themselves. She is a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law and hails from Eugene, Oregon. When she and her husband eventually found their way down to the Bay Area, they fell in love with the quality of life and decided to make it their home.
David Worsham, Attorney
Originally hailing from the Midwest, David graduated from the University of San Francisco School of Law. He was a member of American Constitution Society Board, Federalist Society and Maritime Law Journal Tech Editor. David received his BA in American Studies with a minor in Philosophy from Fordham University in New York. David has long been fascinated by the role of Family Law in American society, and the impact of this relationship upon definitions of “family” and “marriage.”
When he’s away from the office, David loves to follow baseball, experiment in the kitchen and explore all of the great restaurants, music and art venues that the Bay Area has to offer.
Felipe Parker, Attorney
Felipe has been practicing law in the Bay Area for 10 years, serving as an adviser, advocate, and caring partner to his clients. Felipe's goal as a family law attorney is to ease the stresses and lift the burdens his clients face in divorce and custody proceedings. His strengths are demystifying legal mumbo jumbo, simplifying the divorce process, and zeroing in on what matters.
In addition to being an attorney, Felipe is a professional mediator and a youth sports coach. He is also an active volunteer in the Alameda County Superior Courts, mediating disputes, and assisting folks who cannot afford a lawyer.
Felipe was born in La Plata, Argentina, and grew up in and around Berkeley, California. He studied history at UC Berkeley and received his law degree from UC Hastings in San Francisco. Felipe currently lives in Oakland with his wife, two children, Penny the family dog, and their two cats, Louie and Clark.
Autumn Miley-Boland, Attorney
Autumn’s diverse experience in both the private and public sectors enables her to provide clients with superior legal representation and support during difficult times. A Berkeley native, Autumn attended Loyola Marymount University, graduating magna cum laude with a degree in Political Science and Theater. She earned her J.D. from Loyola Law School, where she was an editor of the International and Comparative Law Review. During law school, she clerked with the Children’s Law Center of Los Angeles where she became interested in family law while representing children in dependency proceedings.
Autumn’s experience working in the court system includes externing with the U.S. Attorney's Office and the Second District of the California Court of Appeal. Autumn has also served as a Judicial Fellow at the Supreme Court of California and a Congressional Intern for U.S. Representative Barbara Lee. Prior to joining Meakins Law, Autumn worked as an associate at a firm specializing in complex family law cases in Los Angeles. When she’s not in court, Autumn enjoys traveling, culinary adventures, and hiking with her dog, Max.
Brit Benjamin, Attorney
Brit balances logic and compassion to help clients navigate confidently through their family transitions. She believes in empowering her clients with options, strategies, and firm guidance, while keeping their individual needs and goals at the heart of the attorney-client relationship.
Prior to law school, Brit spent several years as a legal assistant at Meakins Law. Her connection to our clients and her desire to advocate for them inspired her to pursue her J.D. She attended law school at Santa Clara University and was active in her law school community. Brit held a judicial clerkship in family court with the Honorable Roberta S. Hayashi in the Santa Clara County Superior Court. She served as Co-President and Treasurer of the Family Law Society. She served as Co-President, Treasurer, and Class Representative of the Student Bar Association and was a finalist in the ABA Law Student Division Negotiation Competition. She continues to research and write about constitutional protections for the right to use assisted reproductive technologies, including in vitro fertilization, ectogenesis, and gestational surrogacy.
Brit completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California at Berkeley, earning an interdisciplinary B.A. in Globalization and International Trade.
Outside of the office, she is a multi-instrumentalist and has written over 400 original songs. She is a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism and enjoys reading, brewing and pickling, and playing board games. She lives with her fiancé, beloved soon-to-be stepchildren, and their two cats, Coconut and B'Elanna, in San Jose.