James Matthew Brown

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in San Diego, CA

Law Offices of James Matthew Brown, APLC
 | 2869 India Street, San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: 619-798-9508
Fax: 619-295-0172
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011, 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney James Matthew Brown is recognized as one of the finest trial lawyers amongst his peers in the City of San Diego. A representative sample of the areas of his successful representation of his clients include those who have suffered physical, emotional or financial injuries due to the negligence or wrongdoing of others. As a personal injury lawyer who has been in private practice since 1981, he has a wealth of experience handling cases involving car accidents, motorcycle accidents, property damage, product liability, medical malpractice and many other areas of civil litigation.

    Mr. Brown has successfully recovered compensation through verdicts or settlements for numerous automobile accident victims. In some cases, he has won multimillion-dollar judgment.

    Recent peer accolades include:

    Best Law Firms in California-US News and World Report

    Nations Top One Percent-National Association of Distinguihed Trial Counsel

    2013 San Diego Consumer Attorney's Trial Lawyer of the Year

    2009 Top Attorney-Personal Injury-San Diego Daily Transcript

    2012 Top Attorney-Personal Injury-San Diego Daily Transcript

    2011, 2012 and 2013 Top 100 National Trial Attorneys

    2011 and 2012 Consumer Attorneys of San Diego Outstanding Trial Lawyer Awards

    Teaching Staff Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College 2011

    Trial Lawyers Teaching Staff-2011 Mock Trial; 2012 Trial Skills; Cambria Regional-Discovering the Story

    Lecturer at Consumer Attorneys of San Diego Voir Dire

    San Diego Inn Of Court-Opening Statement Presenter

    Staff Instructor-San Diego Inn of Court 2009-2012

    San Diego Inn of Court Board of Directors

    Consumer Attorneys of San Diego Board of Directors

    Presently, Jim has been honored by his peers who consistently retain his services to try cases on their behalf; or to otherwise consult with them on trial strategies and presentation of cases to juries.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Defects


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2011, 2013 - 2020

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    About James Brown

    Admitted: 1981, California

    Professional Webpage: http://jblawsandiego.com/about/


    • Nations Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
    • Best Law Firms in California, US News & World Report, 2015
    • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award, 2012
    • This is a peer reviewed and nominated organization which includes many of the finest trial lawyers in the United States., Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2011
    • Outstanding Trial Lawyers Award, Comsumer Attorneys of San Diego, 2011
    • Best Attorneys of America, Rue Ratings Best Attorneys of America
    • Trial Lawyer of the Year 2013 Consumer Attorneys of San Diego

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Georgia, 2004
    • California, 1981
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Central Districts of California

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Lecturer, San Diego Inn of Courts, Teaching Faculty-Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, 2011
    • Lecturer, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego


    • Settlement in excess of $1,000,000.00 in child sex abuse case. Defendant, per settlement, to remain anonymous., 2015
    • Jury Verdict-$6,500,000.00 in off premises child grooming/molestation case. This case was recognized as one of the top 10 verdicts in California for the 2014 year. It remains the highest verdict against a child drug and rehabilitation facility in the State of California. , 2014
    • Minor traumatic brian injury-$2,000,000.00 Premises Liability-hip injury $660,00.00 Pedestrian v. auto $1,100,000.00 Auto collision-no objective findings-965,000.00 $365,00.00 neck injury $240,000.00 premises liability, 2012

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers Staff, 2011

    Educational Background:

    • Graduate, Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, Wyoming, 2002
    • Arizona State University, B.A., 1977
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    Office Location for James Matthew Brown

    2869 India Street
    San Diego, CA 92103

    Phone: 619-798-9508

    Fax: 619-295-0172

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    Last Updated: 8/10/2020

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