Michele Bernadette Brown

Michele Bernadette Brown

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, LLP
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • California
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Michele B. Brown is an attorney licensed in the State of California and the United States District Court for the Southern District. She is a Certified Specialist in Family Law and she handles complex family law matters, including dissolution of marriage actions with business valuations, income analysis and financial litigation, custody, move-away and psychological evaluations, as well as pre-marital agreements, post-marital agreements, post judgment matters and enforcement actions. Ms. Brown cares deeply about the law and her clients. It is for this reason Ms. Brown is actively involved in family law legislation and politics. Michele Brown was selected as a Southern California Super Lawer for 2014 and one of San Diego County's Top Attorneys for 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Ms. Brown obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1994, where she received the 1994 Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with a Minor in Spanish, from the University of California, Riverside in 1989, and as a Rotary International Scholar, she studied Politics and French at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia Ms. Brown was admitted to the State Bar of California and the Federal District Court for the Southern District in 1994 and she became a Certified Specialist in Family Law in 2002. She is the an Advisor for the Executive Committee of the State Bar of California, Family Law Section (FLEXCOM), and works in Affirmative and Developing Legislation.She was formerly an elected member of FLEXCOM and Chair of Affirmative Legislation. She is on the Board of Directors for the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists and is Vice-Chair of Legislation. She is also on the Board of Directors for the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts-CA Chapter (AFCC), where she works with family law judges, attorneys and mental health professionals to assist children.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Languages
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, LLP
- Current
Ms. Brown is a Certified Family Law Specialist practicing exclusively in family law
Supervising and Trial Attorney
Law Office of Beatrice Snider
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Family Law Attorney
Attorney at Law
Law Office of Michael Finen
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Education
University of San Diego School of Law
J.D.
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Honors: Bishop Buddy Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy; Phi Alpha Delta International Law Fraternity
University of California - Riverside
B.A. (1989) | Political Science; Spanish
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Macquarie University
French and Politics
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Awards
Superb Rating of 10 out of 10
Avvo
Every year since
Southern California Super Lawyer for Family Law
Super Lawer
Top Family Law Attorney
San Diego Daily Transcript
San Diego Daily Transcript Top Attorney 2007, 2009, 2013
Top Family Law Attorney in San Diego
San Diego Metro
Professional Associations
Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
Board of Directors; Vice-Chair of Legislation
- Current
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
Board Member; Secretary, ExCom of California Chapter
- Current
Activities: Association of family law attorneys, family law judges and mental health professionals world wide dedicated to assist children in family law matters
State Bar of California, Family Law Executive Committee
Advisor
- Current
Activities: Affirmative Legislation/Developing Legislation; draft family law bills; review bills; testify before the state legislature on bills
California State Bar # 174906
Member
- Current
State Bar of California, Family Law Executive Committee
Elected Member; Affirmative Legislation Chair
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Activities: Draft, review and testify on family law bills
Publications
Articles & Publications
A Legislative Overview
Divorce Magazine
AB 459: Flexcom at Work
State Bar of California, Family Law News
Electronic Reporting in Family Law
State Bar of California, Family Law News
Solving the Puzzle Together: An Interview with Drew Liebert
State Bar of California, Family Law News
Transmutations: An Overview
State Bar of California, Family Law News
Certifications
Family Law in San Diego
California State Bar
Certified Specialist--Family Law
State Bar of California
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, LLP
525 "B" Street
#2200
San Diego, CA 92101
USA
Telephone: (619) 298-1900
Fax: (619) 398-0165