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Clinton Carlton Brown

Clinton Carlton Brown

also known as Clint Brown

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Support, Child Custody, Adoption

About Me

Clint Brown is an experienced Shareholder with Gray Reed & McGraw's Dallas, Texas family law section where he focuses his practice on family law litigation (divorce, child custody disputes, and modification suits); collaborative law; amicus and ad litem appointments (representation of children); paternity suits; grandparent access suits; premarital and marital agreements; agreements for same-sex cohabitation; contractual agreements for surrogate parenting arrangements; and the adoption of children. His depth of experience includes complex property tracing, valuation of assets, characterization of assets, and assessment of claims for reimbursement. Clint is an active member of both the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas, and was selected one of Texas Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars in 2010, 2011, and 2012. Understanding and compassionate, Clint is comforting to his clients and demanding in the courtroom. His energy and enthusiasm for zealous client advocacy is refreshing and apparent.


In the past decade, Clint has become a prolific speaker, writer, and educator on family law issues. He has authored numerous articles including "Hearsay Revisited" for the South Carolina Bar Association, "Technology In The Courtroom", "Family Law Update: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You", and "The Nuts and Bolts of Complex Asset Characterization and Tracing in a Texas Divorce" for the State Bar of Texas. In addition, he has been a contributing author to the books, Lone Star Divorce and Protecting Your Assets From a Texas Divorce (PSG Books) and to the Texas Family Law Practice Manual (Lexis-Nexis, 2011 & 2012).


Clint attended Southern Methodist University and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude, and a Bachelor of Arts in Econometric Studies, Summa Cum Laude. As an undergraduate, he was a University Scholar, Dean's List Scholar, member of Mortar Board International, President of the Golden Key National Honor Society and student director of the Southern Methodist University Honors Program.


Clint earned his Juris Doctor in 2006 from SMU's Dedman School of Law. While in law school, he served as student director of the Jackson Walker Moot Court Competition and co-authored two articles for the SMU Law Review Association with Professor Joseph W. McKnight, titled "Husband And Wife" (2005-2006).


He is a member of the State Bar of Texas; College of the State Bar of Texas; Annette Stewart Inn of Court; Curt B. Henderson Inn of Court; Dallas Bar Association; Dallas Association of Young Lawyers; Collin County Bar Association; Collin County Young Lawyer's Association; and the Texas Young Lawyer's Association. Clint and his family reside in University Park, Texas.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Divorce & Separation: 30%
    9 years, 200 cases
  2. Family: 28%
    9 years, 200 cases
  3. Child Support: 22%
    9 years, 170 cases
  4. Child Custody: 18%
    9 years, 115 cases
  5. Adoption: 2%
    9 years, 10 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($375-450/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

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    Nicholas Rothschild Family Attorney
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    Clint is one of the top Family Law attorneys in the DFW. When clients are looking for the best, they go to Clint.

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Contact Info

Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

1601 Elm St Ste 4600
Thanksgiving Tower Dallas
Dallas, TX, 75201-4701

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200608/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at LawLooper Reed & McGraw, PC2012 - Present

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist UniversityDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A2006