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James Marston Brown

James Marston Brown

Practice areas:

Probate, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Guardianship

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Guardianship: 25%
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
  3. Elder Law: 25%
  4. Probate: 25%

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

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    I am happy to endorse Jim Brown. He has a wealth of experience in elder law. He brings intelligence and a big heart to his practice. I would trust my grandmother or any other family member to his counsel.


    Margaret Sanders Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I endorse this lawyer. James Brown is a trusted colleague whose knowledge and experience is valued among his peers. His client focused values are genuine. He continues to be a role model for newer attorneys, and he fosters an environment of continuous learning among his peers so that we all can be better attorneys.


    Nancy Lee Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

101 E Market St Ste 525
Aberdeen, WA, 98520-5208




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Member of the Year for WashingtonNational Academy of Elder Law Attorneys2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct Professor of Elder LawSeattle University School Of Law2005 - Present
Managing PartnerPhillips, Krause & Brown1981 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Western Washington Trial Lawyers for Victim's RightsChair from 2005 until organization disbanded in 20112001 - 2011
Washington Academy of Elder Law AttorneysPast President; Member of the Year 20101999 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember1999 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionExecutive Committee Member1999 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationPast Bar Examiner; Past Member Legal Education Committee1981 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaInactive Member since 19811979 - Present
American Association for Justice (formerly American Trial Lawyers Association)Member1979 - Present
Washington State Association for Justice (formerly Washington State Trial Lawyers Association)Past Grays Harbor Round Table Chair1979 - Present
Christian Legal SocietyMember1979 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State UnivLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Western State UnivPre-Lawundergraduate1977