1994 University of Florida College of Law – Juris doctorate
1991 University of Florida – Bachelor of Arts, Economics
MEDIATION / NEGOTIATION
Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit, County and Appellate mediator
Florida U.S.D.C. for the Middle District Certified Mediator
Mr. Brown has conducted hundreds of mediations in a wide variety of cases including wrongful death, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, general negligence, homeowners insurance disputes, commercial insurance disputes, insurer bad faith, global settlement conferences, commercial business disputes, real estate disputes, construction litigation, and homeowners association disputes.
2019 – Present Mediate First, Inc.
2016 – 2019 Mediation Services of Central Florida
2006 – 2016 The Nation Law Firm
Represented Plaintiffs and claimants in cases including wrongful death, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, products liability, construction defects, negligent security, general negligence, insurer bad faith, homeowners’ insurance coverage disputes, commercial insurance coverage disputes, and professional liability insurance coverage disputes.
1999 – 2006 Progressive Staff Counsel
Defended Progressive and Progressive insureds in litigation and also supervised all attorneys and staff while simultaneously handling a full caseload.
1998 – 1999 Rogers, Dowling, Fleming & Coleman
Insurance defense litigation, handled cases for numerous insurers including motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, construction defects, commercial litigation and coverage opinions.
1995 – 1998 Office of the State Attorney, 20th Judicial Circuit of Florida
Prosecuted and tried all types of criminal cases from misdemeanors up to and including vehicular homicide, DUI manslaughter, sexual battery, second degree murder and first degree murder.
ADMISSIONS, CERTIFICATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS
Florida Supreme Court, Circuit Court Mediator, 2016 – Present
United States District Court, Certified Mediator, 2016 – Present
Florida Appellate Court Certified Mediator 2018-Present
Florida County Court Certified Mediator 2018-Present
The Florida Bar, 1994 – Present
United States Middle District of Florida, 1998 – Present
Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney, The Florida Bar, 2008 – 2018
Orange County Bar Association, 1998 – Present
Honored for Pro Bono work with Guardian Ad Litem Program by Orange County Bar Association, 2003-2005
St. James Catholic Cathedral Knights of Columbus, Charter Member