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Midland Michigan based attorney W. Jay Brown represents business and individuals with disputes arising in business, real estate, construction and commercial matters.


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Practice areas


  1. Business: 30%
    18 years, 30 cases
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 25%
    18 years, 40 cases
  3. Real Estate: 25%
    18 years, 50 cases
  4. Construction: 20%
    18 years, 30 cases



Hourly ($250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

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  • Adam Jacob Schlusler

    I had the pleasure of working for Jay Brown. Jay is extremely knowledgeable with regard to complex commercial, real estate and construction issues. He is hard-working and provides excellent representation for his clients. Anyone looking for straightforward, practical advice and outstanding results should give Jay a call.


    Adam Schlusler Banking Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Eric M. Larsen

    I had the opportunity to serve with Jay on the Midland County Bar Association Board of Directors. We also worked as oppossing counsel on a local matter. Jay has a great reputation as a well organized and intelligent attorney. He truely puts his clients first and I would recommend Jay to anyone who needs representation.


    Eric Larsen Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


MIActive And In Good Standing199805/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Mediator CertificationInstitute of Continuing Legal Education2015
Gold AwardLegal Services of Eastern Michigan2007
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Summa Cum LaudeThomas M. Cooley Law School1998
Lifetouch AwardBullock Creek School District1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerBrown Law PLC2009 - Present
PartnerCurrie Kendall PLC2005 - 2009
Associate AttorneyCurrie Kendall PLC1998 - 2005
Teacher and CoachBullock Creek School District1991 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Great Lakes Regional Trail AllianceBoard Member2014 - Present
Midland County Bar AssociationPresident2014 - Present
Midland County Bar FoundationDirector2010 - Present
Legal Services of Eastern MichiganBoard Member2009 - Present
Michigan State Bar Association - Business Law Sectionmember2005 - Present
Tittabawassee Township DDAPresident2004 - Present
Michigan Bar Association - Real Property SectionMember2004 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember1998 - Present
Midland County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Freeland Community School District Board of EducationPresident2012 - 2013
Midland County Bar AssociationVice President2011 - 2014
Freeland Community Sports AssociationBoard Member2007 - 2012
Freeland Community School District Board of EducationVice President2001 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Contractor v Home OwnerJury verdict in favor of contractor client
Business owner v financierReturn control of facilities to family trust
Cattle Partner v Cattle PartnerVictory plus sanctions for client
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Publication nameTitleDate
BlogMidland Business Lawyers2012
Legal BlogMichigan Legal Intelligence2010
Legal BlogMid-Michigan Litigation Update2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Central Michigan UniversityN/AMA - Masters1995
Central Michigan UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1987