About Jared Brown
Mr. Brown is the founder of Brown Legal PLLC. Mr. Brown specializes in criminal and civil litigation. Prior to starting Brown Legal PLLC, Mr. Brown spent nearly eight years as an Assistant State Attorney for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit in Broward County. Mr. Brown accumulated a wealth of litigation experience while in that position. During his tenure as an Assistant State Attorney, Mr. Brown tried approximately 60 jury trials covering misdemeanors to life felonies including murder. He has litigated cases with forensic chemists, DNA experts, fingerprint analysts, accident reconstruction experts, crime scene processors, weapons experts, canine handlers and narcotics experts. Mr. Brown has argued hundreds of motions at hearings regarding searches and seizures, Fifth Amendment rights, Due Process rights, violations of probation, motions to dismiss, hearsay objections, entrapment challenges, informant disclosure, requests for bond, coconspirator statements and post-conviction issues.
While at the State Attorney’s Office, Mr. Brown simultaneously handled advisory and prosecutorial roles. As a member of the Drug Trafficking Unit, and later a Felony Trial Unit supervisor, Mr. Brown handled complex criminal investigations involving significant controlled substances offenses, DUI Manslaughters, traffic fatalities and serious felony offenses. Mr. Brown also made case filing decisions, reviewed search warrants and subpoenas, handled high profile cases by special assignment, traveled to neighboring counties to prosecute cases when the Office of the State Attorney for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Palm Beach County and Office of the State Attorney for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami-Dade County faced conflicts of interest, advised police officers and other prosecutors on legal matters and trained newer attorneys. Mr. Brown spent the last year of his career as an Assistant State Attorney handling violent crimes as a member of the Ten Twenty Life Unit prosecuting Aggravated Assaults with Firearms, Aggravated Batteries with Firearms, Attempted Murders and Murders.
After departing the State Attorney’s Office, Mr. Brown spent approximately the next two years primarily honing his craft as a civil litigator. Mr. Brown worked at a boutique firm specializing in False Claims Act litigation, commercial litigation and federal criminal defense before joining a growing practice actively representing members of the healthcare community with their litigation needs. Mr. Brown left that venture to start Brown Legal PLLC.
Mr. Brown is an Honors graduate from the University of Pennsylvania, where he obtained a B.A. in Economics. Mr. Brown subsequently graduated with Honors from the University of Miami, School of Law. While at the University of Miami, he was a member of the Moot Court Board, Honor Council and Order of the Barristers. He also taught a course in Advanced Moot Court, received the highest grade in multiple courses including Legal Research and Writing, Appellate Law, and Federal Criminal Practice and Procedure, and earned honors in both pretrial and trial advocacy courses.
State of Florida (2006)
Southern District of Florida (2014)
Middle District of Florida (2014)
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (2016)
University of Pennsylvania (2002)
University of Miami School of Law (2006)
B’nai B’rith Justice Unit, Vice-President of Programming
Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce