Brittany M. Payne

Brittany M. Payne




Brittany Payne is the newest member of the firm’s Trusts and Estates practice group and will be focusing her attention in the areas of estate planning, trust administration, and probate.

Prior to joining Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell, Brittany worked extensively on minor settlements, guardianships and estate matters, with some occurring as a result of personal injury and wrongful death. She also has experience in assisting individuals with estate planning needs.

Brittany received her J.D. from Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University in 2019. During her time at Cleveland Marshall, Brittany spent time volunteering, and was a recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for her efforts in the school’s Community Advocacy Clinic.

Brittany currently resides in Lake County, Ohio with her husband and their son.

Licensed to Practice



  • Cleveland Marshall College of Law, 2019, J.D.
  • Bryant & Stratton College, 2012, B.S., Criminal Justice

Admissions & Associations

  • State of Ohio

Areas of Practice

Licensed to Practice


Awards & Recognition

ACTEC Primerus Worlds Finest Law Firms Super Lawyers