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About Me

Midland Michigan based attorney W. Jay Brown represents business and individuals with disputes arising in business, real estate, construction and commercial matters.


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Practice Areas


  1. Business: 30%
    17 years, 30 cases
  2. Commercial: 25%
    17 years, 40 cases
  3. Real Estate: 25%
    17 years, 50 cases
  4. Construction & Development: 20%
    17 years, 30 cases



Hourly ($245/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Adam Jacob Schlusler

    I had the pleasure of working for Jay Brown. Jay is extremely knowledgeable with regard to complex commercial, real estate and construction issues. He is hard-working and provides excellent representation for his clients. Anyone looking for straightforward, practical advice and outstanding results should give Jay a call.


    Adam Schlusler Banking Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Eric M. Larsen

    I had the opportunity to serve with Jay on the Midland County Bar Association Board of Directors. We also worked as oppossing counsel on a local matter. Jay has a great reputation as a well organized and intelligent attorney. He truely puts his clients first and I would recommend Jay to anyone who needs representation.


    Eric Larsen Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


MIActive And In Good Standing199809/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Gold AwardLegal Services of Eastern Michigan2007
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Summa Cum LaudeThomas M. Cooley Law School1998
Lifetouch AwardBullock Creek School District1993
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerBrown Law PLC2009 - Present
PartnerCurrie Kendall PLC2005 - 2009
Associate AttorneyCurrie Kendall PLC1998 - 2005
Teacher and CoachBullock Creek School District1991 - 1996
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Great Lakes Regional Trail AllianceBoard Member2014 - Present
Midland County Bar AssociationPresident2014 - Present
Freeland Community School District Board of EducationPresident2012 - 2013
Midland County Bar AssociationVice President2011 - 2014
Midland County Bar FoundationDirector2010 - Present
Legal Services of Eastern MichiganBoard Member2009 - Present
Freeland Community Sports AssociationBoard Member2007 - 2012
Michigan State Bar Association - Business Law Sectionmember2005 - Present
Tittabawassee Township DDAPresident2004 - Present
Michigan Bar Association - Real Property SectionMember2004 - Present
Freeland Community School District Board of EducationVice President2001 - 2012
State Bar of MichiganMember1998 - Present
Midland County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Contractor v Home OwnerJury verdict in favor of contractor client
Business owner v financierReturn control of facilities to family trust
Cattle Partner v Cattle PartnerVictory plus sanctions for client
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Publication NameTitleDate
BlogMidland Business Lawyers2012
Legal BlogMichigan Legal Intelligence2010
Legal BlogMid-Michigan Litigation Update2010
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Central Michigan UniversityN/AMA - Masters1995
Central Michigan UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1987