Brittany Warren

Adjunct Professor


Seattle University School of Law
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122-1090


JD, George Washington University Law School, 2012
BS in Biological Anthropology and Anatomy from Duke University, May 2004


Criminal Law


Major Brittany Warren is currently the senior Special Victims Prosecutor for Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, responsible for the supervision and training of litigation attorneys, command legal advisors, and paralegals assigned to the most difficult cases at the busiest jurisdiction in the Department of Defense. In that capacity, her practice focuses on the prosecution of crimes involving rape and sexual assault, domestic violence, with a special emphasis on crimes against children. Prior to assuming that position, she has served as a senior ethics advisor for the United States Army Special Operations Command, a general crimes prosecutor, and a Special Assistant United States Attorney. She graduated summa cum laude from the George Washington University Law School, where she was a notes editor for The George Washington University Law Review. She has published articles in The George Washington University Law Review, the Army Lawyer, and the Military Law Review on topics such as military criminal jurisdiction and evidence. Major Warren grew up outside of Washington, DC, and now lives with her three children in DuPont, Washington.


Taking No Prisoners: The Need for an Additional Protocol Governing Detention in Non-International Armed Conflict, 225 MIL. L. REV. 157 (2017).

A Proposal to Amend Military Rule of Evidence 304 to Conform with Federal Practice, ARMY LAW., Apr. 2016, at 25.

The Case of the Murdering Wives: Reid v. Covert and The Complicated Question of Civilians and Courts-Martial, 212 MIL. L. REV. 133 (2012). This article received favorable coverage in legal blogs including Lawfare, OpinioJuris, and CAAFlog.

Note, "If You Have a Zero-Tolerance Policy, Why Aren't You Doing Anything?": Using the Uniform Code of Military Justice to Combat Human Trafficking Abroad, 80 G.W.U. L. REV. 1255 (2012).