Barbara M. Brown grew up in Houston, Texas, went to college in Claremont, California, and then returned to Texas to attend law school and graduate school at St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas, graduating in 1998. After receiving her J.D. and M.B.A., she took a position as general counsel to a publicly traded company in San Antonio, Texas, which subsequently transferred her to Orlando, Florida.
In 2003 she decided to go into private practice with a law firm in the Tampa Bay area. Since entering private practice, her focus has been in the area of foreclosure defense, real estate law, foreclosures for private investors, and asset protection and bankrutpcy. In 2006, she opened Builders Title of Tampa Bay, LLC, d/b/a Commonwealth Title Agency and Barbara M. Brown-Emery, P.A. in Tarpon Spring, Florida. The title company and the law firm have grown and evolved into Brown & Associates Law & Title, both continue to be dominated with a demand for excellence and professionalism.
Her legal background includes litigation and successful resolution of complex matters related to mergers and acquisitions of businesses, contract disputes, collections and bankruptcy, and various real estate law issues, including foreclosures, quiet title actions, and title claims. She is a member of State Bar of Florida (licensed in 2003); State Bar of Texas (licensed in 1998); Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas (2002 membership); Middle District of Florida; Western District of Texas; and Suncoast Tennis Foundation, Executive Board. Barbara has a young son, Christopher.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2003||09/12/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|The Pro Bono College||State Bar of Texas||2002|
|Attorney||Brown & Associates Law & Title||2006 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Bar||N/A||2003 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas||N/A||1998 - Present|
|The Suite||Real Estate, Practiced with Conscience||2014|
|St Mary's University of San Antonio School of Law||J.D.||1998|
|St Mary's University of San Antonio||MBA||1998|
|Pitzer College (Claremont)||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1993|
|Foreclsoure Defense Essentials||Foreclsoure Defense Essentials||2011|
|TAN TALK Radio||Real Estate - Present State||2010|
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