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Christopher Arthur Brown

Litigation Attorney at Atlantic City, NJ

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also known as Christopher Brown, Chris Brown

  • State Years
    New Jersey - NJ 32 years
    Pennsylvania - PA 32 years
  • Licensed for 32 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1992
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 32 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1992
    Status
    Administrative Suspension No misconduct found

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

About Christopher

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Mr. Brown is board certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a civil trial attorney. This is a distinction held by only 3% of the attorneys in the entire state of New Jersey. Mr. Brown is the principal member in the law firm with offices located in Atlantic City. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Mr. Brown is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, serving in the Local Government Law section. He is also a member of the Atlantic County Bar Association and the Vincent S. Haneman American Inns of Court and serves as an Arbitrator for the Superior Court in Atlantic County.

In the community, Mr. Brown is the founder and President of the Chief Arthur R. Brown, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Foundation, which has awarded over $120,000 in scholarships to local students since 1992. He is a member of the Atlantic City Chapter of the NAACP where he serves as Chairman of the Legal Redress Committee. Additionally, Mr. Brown serves in the Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation, VFW Post 3361, Clark-Edison American Legion Post 352 and the Atlantic City Jaycees.

Mr. Brown earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Rutgers University. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army. He earned his law degree from Widener University School of Law, where he received the Alexander V. Sarcione, Jr. Memorial Award for academic excellence. He was awarded a Haneman-Perskie Scholarship by the Atlantic County Bar Association, and was the recipient of the 1997 Hon. Benjamin A. Rimm Award presented annually to an outstanding young attorney.

Mr. Brown served an internship with the Honorable L. Anthony Gibson, the Presiding Judge of the Chancery Division of the New Jersey Superior Court for Atlantic and Cape May Counties for the 1991-1992 court year. He also served a judicial clerkship for the 1992-93 court year with the Honorable Charles R. Previti, Judge of the New Jersey Superior Court. Mr. Brown serves as the Judge for the Municipal Court of Galloway Township. He also serves as the Solicitor for the Egg Harbor Township Planning Board, and the Estell Manor Planning/Zoning Board of Appeal

Mr. Brown served previously as the Prosecutor of Egg Harbor Township, Solicitor for Atlantic City Council, Atlantic City Board of Education, and Assistant Solicitor for Egg Harbor Township. He also served as the President and Vice-President of the Atlantic County Prosecutors Association from 1995 through 1998.

Mr. Brown is a decorated Army Veteran of the Persian Gulf War.

During Operation Desert Storm, he was attached to the 82nd Airborne Division. While serving with the 82nd Airborne Division, Mr. Brown was awarded the Bronze Star and Combat Infantryman Badge for his service while spearheading the ground offensive into Iraq.

Mr. Brown’s military awards also include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Saudi Arabian Liberation of Kuwait Medal, Kuwaiti Liberation of Kuwait Medal, New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal and the New Jersey Desert Storm Medal. Also, as Commander of the 154th S&S Battalion, he was recognized as the outstanding Company grade officer (Army) in the State of New Jersey by the New Jersey National Guard Association and was awarded the Major General James F. Cantwell Award for the year 1994-95.

In 2009 Mr. Brown was once again called upon by the United States Army to serve his country in support of Iraqi freedom. During the period he was activated into service he once again honorably served his country.

Mr. Brown is married to Christine and has three children, Matthew, Daniel and Mallory.

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Location

Brown Law
3123 Atlantic Ave
Atlantic City, NJ, 08401-6243

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Posted by John | December 14, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Retired police officer
I highly recommend the Brown Law Firm. Not only did they represent me as a police officer, they also represented my family in a time of need. Not only did they understand what we needed, they got me and my family the compensation we deserved. Thank you Chris and your team!

Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
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AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney
  • Supreme Court Of New Jersey
  • 2010 - Present
  • Planning Board Solicitor
  • Egg Harbor Township Planning Board
  • 2000 - Present
  • Solicitor
  • Atlantic City Board of Education
  • 2007 - 2009
  • Judge
  • Municipal Court of Galloway Township
  • 2004 - 2010
  • Council Solicitor
  • Atlantic City Council
  • 2000 - 2002
  • Solicitor
  • Estell Manor Planning/Zoning Board of Appeal
  • 1998 - 2013
  • Managing Partner
  • Brown & Bergman P.A.
  • 1998 - 2006
  • Associate
  • Nugent, Fitzgerald, McGroarty & McFadden P.A.
  • 1993 - 1998
  • Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Charles R. Previti, J.S.C.
  • Superior Court Of New Jersey
  • 1992 - 1993
  • Intern with the Honorable L. Anthony Gibson
  • New Jersey Superior Court, Atlantic County, Chancery Division
  • 1991 - 1992
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Education

  • Widener University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A
  • Rutgers University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Anthony J. Panebianco V. Autumn Polischuk
  • $35,00 Settlement
  • Samara Trocki-Videll vs Joelle R. Schrag & David Schrag
  • Awarded over $179,000 after trial.

Associations

  • New Jersey State Senate
  • Senator- 2nd Legislative District
  • 2018 - Present
  • Chief Arthur R. Brown, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Foundation
  • Founder/President
  • 1992 - Present
  • Vincent S. Haneman American Inn of Court
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Atlantic County Superior Court
  • Arbitrator
  • N/A
  • NAACP- Atlantic City Chapter
  • Lifetime Member
  • N/A
  • Atlantic County Bar Association
  • Trustee
  • N/A
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member- Government Law Section
  • N/A
  • New Jersey General Assembly
  • Assemblyman- 2nd Legislative District
  • 2012 - 2017
  • NAACP- Atlantic City Chapter
  • Chairman- Legal Redress Committee
  • 2011 - 2011
  • Atlantic County Prosecutors Association
  • President
  • 1997 - 1998
  • Atlantic County Prosecutors Association
  • Vice President
  • 1996 - 1997
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • A.C. NAACP Award
  • NAACP
  • 2004
  • Hon. Benjamin A. Rimm Award
  • Atlantic County Bar Association
  • 1997
  • Alexander V. Sarcione, Jr. Memorial Award
  • Widener University School of Law
  • 1991
  • Haneman-Perskie Scholarship
  • Atlantic County Bar Association
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Opening Introductions
  • 2018
  • Atlantic County Bar Association
  • Yearly Legislative Update
  • 2018
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Opening Introductions
  • 2017
  • Atlantic County Bar Association
  • Yearly Legislative Update
  • 2017
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Opening Introductions
  • 2016
  • Atlantic County Bar Association
  • Yearly Legislative Update
  • 2016
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Attorney endorsements

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Personal injury Attorney | Jan 23
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Chris over 20 years. He is an exceptional attorney, extremely ethical and works hard for his clients."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 26
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Atlantic City Litigation Lawyer Christopher Arthur Brown
Christopher Arthur Brown
Litigation Attorney
Atlantic City, NJ
Licensed for 32 years
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