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Marilee is a partner at her firm based primarily in New Braunfels. Her firm delivers quality, effective legal representation with integrity and commitment to creative problem solving. Every attorney at the firm takes pride in energetically advocating for clients and looking beyond the typical solutions to reach the most effective outcome. Marilee's office serves clients in a variety of areas including personal injury, family law, criminal law, juvenile law, probate, estate planning, real estate and civil litigation. Marilee prides herself on working to provide clients with a close working relationship fostered by frequent communication and attorney accessibility.

Prior to being in private practice, Marilee was a highly productive felony prosecutor and chief misdemeanor prosecutor in Lamar County, Texas. She led all aspects of legal proceedings related to felony and misdemeanor charges. In addition, she was the county’s principal juvenile attorney in cases ranging from class B misdemeanors to first degree felonies. She holds a law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Government from The University of Texas at Austin.

Marilee has argued cases before the Sixth Court of Appeals, including a nationally debated case in which her prosecution was argued and upheld at the Texas Supreme Court. In her appellate practice she has also represented clients before the Third and Thirteenth Courts of Appeal in Texas. Her writings on DWI law and evidence have been published in the Texas District and County Attorneys Association magazine. Her writings on business torts have been published in the Texas State Bar's Business Litigation Journal. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Comal County Bar Association.

- Licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas since 2004.
- Licenced in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas since 2011.



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Contact info

Marilee Hazel Brown, Attorney at Law

163 W Bridge Street
New Braunfels, TX, 78130-5407

Marilee Hazel Brown, Attorney at Law

110 Hilltop Drive
Boerne, TX, 78006


Practice areas


  1. Family: 30%
    11 years, 600 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    8 years, 20 cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    8 years, 400 cases
  4. Probate: 20%
    8 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($175-250/hour), Fixed (always), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Ross Brenton Russell

    Great advocacy, a humble style and a depth of legal knowledge are the hallmarks of Marilee's legal career. I endorse this lawyer.


    Ross Russell Arbitration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Courtney Paige Miller

    I endorse this lawyer. She is very hard working and dedicated to her clients and cases. Marilee will go the extra mile on the simplest of cases to the most complex.


    Courtney Miller Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200407/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
10 Best Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
ListedWho's Who Legal2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/PartnerHazel Brown Wright Reneau, PLLC2010 - Present
Attorney/OwnerHazel Brown Law Firm2008 - 2010
Assistant District AttorneyLamar County & District Attorney2004 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Braunfels Teen CourtVolunteer2013 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2013 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Family Law SectionMember2011 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust SectionMember2011 - Present
Comal County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
Texas District and County Attorneys AssociationMember2004 - 2008
Publication nameTitleDate
legal grit & witwww.TexasLegalGrind.com2014
The Prosecutor (TDCAA)Trying a DWI the Old Fashioned Way2005
Texas Business Litigation JournalLingerie and Adult Toys Finally Resolve the Circuit Courts' Conflict....2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawLawjuris doctor2004
University of Texas System, AustinGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts2000