Gary S. Brown

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in New Orleans, LA

Brown Weimer LLC
 | 400 Poydras St, Suite 1125
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: 504-322-1234
Fax: 504-561-8707
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (40%),
  • Family Law (30%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%)
Attorney Profile

Focusing his practice on a variety of disciplines, Gary S. Brown is the founder of Brown Weimer LLC. Based in New Orleans, he provides representation to clients throughout the region. Admitted to practice in Louisiana, Mr. Brown is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

A portion of Mr. Brown's practice is centered on family law matters. Many of his clients are seeing their marriages coming to an end and are thus having to deal with child custody and visitation, the division of marital assets and debts, and spousal and child support. When they are unable to come to an accord on these issues through negotiations or mediation, Mr. Brown aggressively represents their interests in court. His family law experience has also encompassed paternity disputes and establishment as well as the preparation and review of prenuptial agreements.

Mr. Brown also has extensive estate planning and administration experience. He regularly prepares and reviews wills, trusts, financial and health care powers of attorney, and advance health care directives, and he guides clients through the probate process. He has litigated will contests as well as actions involving fiduciary breaches by executors and administrators. Mr. Brown also works with elderly clients and their family members on issues involving long-term care, Medicaid planning, elder abuse and neglect, and asset protection, and he has represented people who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties in motor vehicle accidents. His excellent track record in all his endeavors have earned him a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo. Mr. Brown studied at the Louisiana State University's Paul M. Hebert Law Center and received his Juris Doctor in 1983.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Elder Law
  • 30%Family Law
  • 30%Estate Planning & Probate


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Super Lawyers: 2020

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About Gary Brown

Admitted: 1983, Louisiana

Professional Webpage:


  • National Award, Top 10 Ranking, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
  • Litigation Award, 10 Best Louisiana, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Estate Planning, 10 Best Law Firms, American Institute of Legal Counsel
  • Elder Law, Top 100 Lawyers, National Advocates Top 100
  • Statewide Award, Top 10 Family Law Attorneys, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association, Elder Law Section, Member
  • AARP Legal Services Network, Member
  • Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • New Orleans Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • Louisiana
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Family Law Section
  • Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • New Orleans Pro Bono Project
  • Chairman of Legal Committee French Quarter Citizens

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Adjunct Instructor, Debtor/Creditor Law, Louisiana State University, Shreveport

Educational Background:

  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, B.A., Major: English, 1980
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Office Location for Gary S. Brown

400 Poydras St
Suite 1125
New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone: 504-322-1234

Fax: 504-561-8707

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Last Updated: 10/19/2019

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