Dustin T. Brown

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Columbus, GA

Crawford & Brown Law Firm LLP
 | 1430 Wynnton Road, PO Box 1118
Columbus, GA 31902
Phone: 706-320-9646
Fax: 706-494-0221
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (0%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (0%)
Attorney Profile

Dustin T. Brown focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, providing representation to clients throughout the area who have suffered personal and financial losses due to wrongful conduct of others. The cases that Mr. Brown has handled have arisen out of incidents involving truck and other motor vehicle accidents, bicycle accidents, and defective consumer products.  He has obtained sizable settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of his clients.

In addition, Mr. Brown has experience in bad faith and other insurance coverage litigation, business disputes and consumer class actions. His excellent track record in all of these areas as well as his high degree of ethics have not gone unnoticed by his fellow attorneys, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. Dustin is admitted to practice in all Georgia and Alabama state courts, and he is admitted to practice in federal court in the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia, the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Majoring in accounting, Mr. Brown attended the University of Georgia as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1999. Remaining in Athens, he pursued his legal education at the University of Georgia School of Law and was a member of the Georgia Law Review before being awarded his Juris Doctor summa cum laude in 2002. Upon graduation, Mr. Brown was inducted into the Order of the Coif.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Products Liability

Insurance Coverage (10%): Insurance

Business/Corporate (0%): Business Organizations

Class Action/Mass Torts (0%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Products Liability, Insurance, Business Organizations

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017

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About Dustin Brown

Admitted: 2002, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.dcblawyers.com/About-Us/Dustin-T-Brown.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Georgia Law Review, Member, University of Georgia School of Law, 2000-2002
  • Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2013 - 2015 
  • Summa cum laude, With Highest Honors, University of Georgia School of Law
  • Member, Order of the Coif, University of Georgia School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2003
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2003-2007
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2003
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2003-2007
  • Alabama, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 2003
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2005-2007
  • Georgia, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2003

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Georgia High School Mock Trial - Coach, Columbus High School, 2004-2007
  • Speaks at local high schools with program to “End Distracted Driving". 

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Annual Survey of Trial Practice and Procedure, (Co-Author),Mercer Law Review, 2005
  • Trial Practice & Procedure, 54 Mercer L. Rev. 545, 2002
  • Trial Practice & Procedure, 55 Mercer L. Rev. 439, 2003
  • Trial Practice & Procedure, 56 Mercer L. Rev. 433, 2004
  • Trial Practice & Procedure, 57 Mercer L. Rev. 381, 2005

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • State Auto Property and Casualty Company v. Matty, 690 S.E.2d 614 (Ga. Sup. Ct. 2010).
  • McGowan v. Progressive Preferred Ins. Co,637 S.E.2d 27(Ga. Sup. Ct.2006)
  • J.M.I.C. Life Ins. Co. v. Toole,634 S.E.2d 123(Ga.Ct. of App.2006)

Educational Background:

  • The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, B.B.A., Major: Accounting, 1999
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Office Location for Dustin T. Brown

1430 Wynnton Road
PO Box 1118
Columbus, GA 31902

Phone: 706-320-9646

Fax: 706-494-0221

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Last Updated: 8/26/2019

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