Jessica Brilhante

PO Box 1104
Aiken, South Carolina 29802
United States
Office Phone: 8036347352
Member since 2022
Membership Type: IACP


Lawyer, Attorney, Mediator

Jessica has been licensed in South Carolina since 2011. In 2008, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Business Administration from the University of South Carolina, Aiken. She graduated from the Charlotte School of Law in 2011, where she was on the editorial board of the Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Crown. After becoming licensed to practice law in South Carolina that same year, Jessica worked as a fellow for South Carolina Legal Services. In 2012, she opened Brilhante Law Office in Bluffton, South Carolina. Before relocating to Aiken in 2015, Jessica served as the leader of the Sea Island Region of South Carolina Women in Law Association. Jessica is married to Justin McKinney of Aiken, South Carolina and they have three daughters together. In 2022, Jessica entered into a partnership with Taylor Ott wherein they opened Brilhante and Ott. Here they practice law in areas of Family Law, Guardian ad Litem services, Guardianships, Conservatorships, Mediations and Collaborative Law.

Area(s) of Practice: Collaborative Law, Family Law, Guardian ad Litem, Probate (Guardianship/Conservatorship), and Mediation
License(s): South Carolina Bar

Professional Activities

Guardian ad Litem group, SCWLA, Aiken Bar Association, South Carolina Academy Collaborative Law Group

Undergraduate Education

University of South Carolina Aiken, Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a minority in Finance

Postgraduate Education

JD at Charlotte School of Law