Jason Brown founded the Brown Law Offices, P.A., in 2003, after clerking for the (now retired) Chief Judge of Minnesota’s Tenth Judicial District. He is an experienced family law attorney who has handled a wide variety of cases. Jason has been named a "Super Lawyer" by Thompson Reuters, and a "Top 100 Family Law Attorney" by the Society of Legal Advocates.
Jason’s practice is dedicated almost exclusively to divorce and family law matters. He has successfully litigated against some of the more recognized family law attorneys in the Twin Cities. He is a freqeuent guest speaker at continuing education courses, and authors a regular family law column for the Minnesota Lawyer newspaper.
Jason is the former chairperson of the Family Law Section of the Minnesota Trial Lawyer’s Association, and taught divorce and family law coursework within the paralegal program at North Hennepin Community College. He publishes the Minnesota Family Law Blog, which has been recognized as a “Top 25″ by the Minnesota State Bar Association.
Local media appearances by Jason include WCCO Radio, KARE 11 Television, Fox 9 Television and WCCO Television. His national media appearances include NBC News, Time Magazine, USA Today and the Huffington Post.
In addition to his work as a lawyer, Jason has been appointed as an early neutral evalutor in family court cases within the Tenth Judicial District. Judges routinely refer matters to him to help resolve complex custody and financial issues. He is a Minnesota Supreme Court Rule 114 Qualified Neutral.
Jason obtained his B.S., magna cum laude, from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and his J.D., cum laude, from the William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul. While in law school Jason was a published staff writer and associate editor for the William Mitchell Law Review.
Outside of the office, Jason plays the bass guitar and serves on the Board of Directors at Northgate Church. He and his wife, Cynthia, also an attorney, have two boys.
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I endorse this lawyer. I have known Jason fro several years. He is very knowledgeable in family law and reasonable is his handling of the cases. I understand that Jason will soon be adding mediation and I think he will be an excellent resource.
|MN||Authorized to practice||2000||01/07/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Thomson Reuters||2015|
|10/10 Superb Rating||Avvo||2015|
|Top 100 in Family Law||American Society of Legal Advocates||2015|
|Lead Counsel Rated||LawInfo||2015|
|Client Distinction Award||Lawyers.com||2015|
|Top 25 Blog||Minnesota State Bar Association||2011|
|Attorney||Brown Law Offices, P.A.||2003 - Present|
|Judicial Clerk||Minnesota's Tenth Judicial District||2002 - 2003|
|Attorney||Pritzker Olsen||2002 - 2003|
|Attorney||Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala, PA||2000 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Minnesota's Tenth Judicial District||Early Neutral Evaluator||2015 - Present|
|Minnesota Supreme Court||Rule 114 Neutral||2015 - Present|
|Minnesota State Bar Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Section||Chairman||2003 - 2005|
|Custody||After 18 months of contentious litigation, and a three day trial, our client was granted sole physical custody of the children.|
|Custody||The case settled on a full and final basis in favor of our client after our lawyers convinced the court to award joint physical custody at a temporary motion hearing.|
|Custody||After a three day trial, our client was allowed to remain in Arizona with the children and was awarded sole physical custody.|
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|Minnesota Lawyer||An Alternative Settlement Model in Domestic Abuse Cases||2015|
|Minnesota Lawyer||New Application Framework for Custody and Parenting Time||2015|
|Minnesota Lawyer||Dayton Signs Best Interest Factors Into Law||2015|
|Minnesota Lawyer||Child Porn as Leverage? Think Again.||2015|
|Minnesota Trial Lawyer Magazine||The Intersection of Family Law and Wrongful Death Cases||2004|
|William Mitchell College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|Minnesota State University, Mankato||Speech Communication||BS - Bachelor of Science||1997|
|New Lawyers Seminar||Family Law Summary||2015|
|Law Clerk CLE||Custody and Parenting Time Amendments||2015|
|Minnesota Paralegal Association Meeting||Parenting Time Schedules: Taking Into Account Religion and Culture||2014|
|Tenth Judicial District Law Clerks||Same-Sex Marriage in Minnesota: Historical Perspective||2013|
|Minnesota Family Law Institute||Family Law Diversity: Holidays Across World Cultures and Religion||2013|
|Hennepin County Bar Association CLE||Law Firm Marketing in the 21st Century||2012|