Curtis L. Brown has over 38
years of transaction and litigation experience in real estate, tax, business and estate planning, and trust and estate administration. Before beginning his practice of law in Dallas, Mr. Brown received his CPA license and practiced in the Denver and New York City office of one of the largest international accounting firms where he was the Senior Expatriate Tax Accountant for Texaco. He served as Managing Partner of Brown, Baskin, Bickel and Brewer, Attorneys, in Dallas and as General Counsel for Interstate Battery System of America, Inc.
Curtis mediates cases of all types, including large and complex cases. He mediated a commercial construction case that settled in a one-day session with 36 parties, attorneys and insurance representatives around the table. He had the privilege of mediating a case in which the late Senior Federal Judge Jerry Buchmeyer was personally a party in the litigation.
Mr. Brown has lectured on various tax and legal topics, including as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Baylor Law School, as a guest lecturer for several other law schools and the State Bar of Texas, and has authored numerous articles.
Curtis serves on the board of Sustaining Land Trust, an organization dedicated to land conservation, and other 501(c)(3) organizations. He was appointed to the Judiciary Committee of the Dallas Bar Association, was elected Chair of the Probate, Trusts and Estates Section of the Association, and served on the Board of Directors of the Waco-McLennan County Bar Association from 2007 through 2010.
After receiving his B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas Tech University, he earned his JurisDoctor degree from The University of Texas School of Law and completed international law studies at the University of Oxford. Having been involved in numerous civic and community activities, Mr. Brown was selected as an Outstanding Young Man in America.
Mr. Brown has earned from Martindale-Hubbell the rating of “A-V”, the highest rating both as to legal ability and general reputation every year since 1982.
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