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37 Years Serving Hernando County; Former Chief Trial Lawyer for the 5th District State Attorney's Office; Former Chief of Homicide and Major Crimes Division; Hernando County Prosecutor for 8 years; Past President of the Hernando-Citrus-Sumter Bar Assoc.;Death Penalty Qualified Counsel (Only Death Qualified Private Attorney in Hernando County); Handled more than 200 Criminal Jury Trials, Prosecution & Defense; Experienced in all Types of Criminal Proceedings. Florida Blue Key Member and Charter Member of Citrus/Hernando County Inns of Court.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 55%
    39 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    Less than 1 year
  3. Family: 20%
    Less than 1 year



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  • Kristie M. Ruppe

    Jimmy Brown is an Icon in Hernando County. His experience and knowledge of the law as well as the local Legal community are exceeded by no one. An excellent attorney and a dependable ally.


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211 S Main St
Brooksville, FL, 346013337


DCActive 198107/05/2016
FLMember in Good Standing197706/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Hon. Order of Kentucky ColonelsGovernor, Commonwealth of Kentucky2013
Florida Blue KeyThe University of Florida1976
Phi Beta KappaPhi Beta Kappa Alpha Chapter1973
Certified for Federal LawUS Supreme CourtN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at LawPrivate Law Practice1985 - Present
Chief of Homicide DivisionState Attorney's Office- Hernando County1980 - 1984
Chief of Major Crimes DivisionState Attorney's Office1979 - 1984
Deputy State AttorneyState Attorney's Office1977 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1995 - Present
American Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionMember1988 - Present
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1988 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1988 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1985 - Present
Hernando County Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
Hernando, Sumter, Citrus Bar AssociationMember1976 - Present
Hernando, Sumter, Citrus Bar AssociationPresident1982 - 1983
Tri-County Bar AssociationPresident1979 - 1980
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Paul ThompsonJury verdict of Not Guilty
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
George Washington UniversityGeographic and Regional ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Nancy GraceCase Comparison: Casey Anthony and Tiffany Mitchell2008
Anderson Cooper 360Case Comparison: Casey Anthony and Tiffany Mitchell2008