Harvey G. Brown, Jr.

Harvey G. Brown, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Houston, TX

The Lanier Law Firm
 | 10940 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77064
Phone: 713-659-5200
Fax: 713-659-2204
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2005, 2008 - 2010
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Harvey Brown joined the firm in 2019 and is a former state appeals court judge and former state district court judge in Harris County. Judge Brown served on the First Court of Appeals bench from 2010-2018. During his tenure, he was named Appellate Judge of the Year by the Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists and Mentor of the Year by the Houston Young Lawyers Association and Texas Young Lawyers Association. He authored more than 1,000 opinions on the court. Judge Brown also served as a member of the Multidistrict Litigation panel for Texas since 2014.

Judge Brown previously presided over the 152nd District Court in Harris County for more than six years, heard more than 150 jury trials and 200 bench trials, and served as the chair of a panel that administered the diet drug product liability litigation in Harris County.

Prior to his judicial service he was in private practice for more than 20 years, handling both trials and appeals. He was also appointed as a special master in a case and also frequently retained as an arbitrator and mediator. He offers a wealth of expertise and insight for AZA’s clients in litigation and appellate matters, as well as mediation and arbitration.

Judge Brown is Board Certified in Personal Injury Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is a member of the American Law Institute, the Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee, the Texas State Bar College, the Texas Center for Legal Ethics, the Garland Walker American Inn of Court, and the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists. He is also a life member of the Texas Bar Foundation and the Houston Bar Foundation.

A native Texan, Judge Brown earned his undergraduate degree from The University of Texas in 1978, graduating with high honors and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his law degree, with honors, from The University of Texas School of Law in 1981 and was a member of the Texas Law Review and the Order of the Coif.

Certificates and Credentials

About Harvey Brown, Jr.

Admitted: 1981, Texas

Honors/Awards:

  •  Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2003-2005, 2008-2010
  • Appellate Judge of the Year by the Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists
  • Mentor of the Year by the Houston Young Lawyers Association and Texas Young Lawyers Association

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Personal Injury Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Life member of the Texas Bar Foundation and the Houston Bar Foundation
  • Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists
  • Garland Walker American Inn of Court
  • American Law Institute
  • Texas Center for Legal Ethics
  • Texas State Bar College
  • Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • As a former state appeals court judge and former state district court judge in Harris County, he authored more than 1,000 opinions on the court.

Educational Background:

  • The University of Texas, graduating with high honors and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, 1978
Office Location for Harvey G. Brown, Jr.

10940 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N
Suite 100
Houston, TX 77064

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Last Updated: 3/1/2019

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