Britt Cobb

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Willey & Chamberlain LLP
Britt Cobb
Willey & Chamberlain LLP

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Appellate; view more

Licensed in Michigan since: 2006

Education: University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

Willey & Chamberlain LLP

300 Ottawa Avenue NW
Suite 810
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Visit website


Attorney Britt Cobb is a partner with the Willey & Chamberlain LLP law firm in Grand Rapids, Michigan. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with more than 22 years of legal experience, Ms. Cobb provides exceptional counsel and support to clients across the greater Grand Rapids metro area and beyond who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Criminal defense

· Licensing matters

· Federal immigration appeals

Possessing extensive criminal defense experience at all levels, Ms. Cobb currently focuses primarily on providing unmatched defense counsel for clients facing serious federal offenses such as drug trafficking and fraud. She also has considerable appellate experience, and she strives to help her clients obtain the favorable outcomes they seek for their complex and pressing legal challenges as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

As an attorney, Ms. Cobb has gained a reputation for her compassion and care as well as her unwavering dedication to protecting her clients' rights and liberties at all turns while aggressively advocating on their behalf both inside and outside the courtroom. 

Honored for her outstanding professionalism, she has been selected for inclusion in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 list and has received many other top rankings and endorsements from her peers. Moreover, Grand Rapids Magazine named her in its Top Lawyers list for white collar and non-white collar crimes in 2021, and she holds a "Superb" client rating on Avvo.

A 1992 graduate of the University of Virginia, Ms. Cobb obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Denver College of Law in 1998, where she served as general editor of the Denver Law Journal. She is also a 2001 graduate of the intensive National Criminal Defense College.

Ms. Cobb is an active member of the Western District of Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, having served as the organization's treasurer and newsletter editor. She is also a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Grand Rapids Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, among other professional affiliations.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Appellate

Focus areas

Appeals, Assault & Battery, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft

  • 80% Criminal Defense
  • 20% Appellate

First Admitted: 1998, Colorado

Professional Webpage:

  • National Criminal Defense College, 2001, University of Denver, College of Law
  • , AVVO Rating 10.0
  • , Grand Rapids Magazine Top Lawyers 2020-2021, Non White-Collar and White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • , National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Criminal Defense
  • , Michigan Super Lawyers, 2019 - 2021
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • University of Denver, College of Law, University of Denver Law Review, Denver Law Journal, General Editor, 2001
Educational Background:
  • University of Virginia, B.A., Major: International Relations, Minor: Japanese, 1992
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States Supreme Court, 2016
  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association Western District of Michigan, Newsletter Editor, 2019-2021
  • Federal Bar Association Western District of Michigan, Treasurer, 2019-2021
  • Federal District Court, District of Colorado, 2001
  • Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2020
  • Colorado State Bar, 1998
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2010
  • Federal District Court for the Western District of Michigan, 2006
  • Michigan State Bar, 2006

Office location for Britt Cobb

300 Ottawa Avenue NW
Suite 810
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone: 616-458-2212


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

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