"It was really a surprise to me," he said. "This is one of the most prestigious professional awards a lawyer can earn." Brown credits his home town as the foundation of his success, and continues to spend much of his free time in Karnes City.
Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. This is the third time Brown has been selected to be a Super Lawyers Rising Star. He was first selected for the 2007 and 2008 lists.
Brown's work focuses on cases involving issues of public safety, particularly 18-wheeler wrecks, mesothelioma cases, and industrial accidents. He has more than 12 years of statewide civil litigation experience, including significant trial experience and successful first-chair verdicts.
He earned his law degree from the Baylor University School of Law, where he was selected to serve as one of only two faculty assistants in the renowned Practice Court program. He is also a graduate of the exclusive Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer College in Wyoming.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.