Mr. Brown received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and Accounting, cum laude, from West Virginia University in 1981, his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Denver in 1984, and his Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Denver in 1986. Mr.. Brown is also a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Brown is an AV-rated attorney who is admitted to practice law in Colorado and is a member of the American Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association, the Denver Bar Association and the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants..
Mr. Brown speaks frequently to professional organizations on a wide range of legal subjects including integrated estate planning, asset protection and related subject matters. He continues to be invited to speak across the country and abroad, including the upcoming Southpac Offshore Planning Institute's 2011 Annual Conference, to be held in October at the Atlantis in Paradise Island, Bahamas, as well as the Professional Education Systems Institute (PESI) Asset Protection and Integrated Estate Planning National Conference, to be held in November, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
He has also authored numerous articles on a variety of legal topics that have appeared in local and national publications such as the Estate Planning, Journal of Practical Estate Planning, Journal of Taxation, Journal of International Taxation, The Tax Adviser, Asset Protection Journal, Journal of Financial Planning and The Colorado Lawyer.
Mr. Brown co-authored with his partners an article in the March, 2011 Estate Planning magazine entitled, "Tax Compliance Tips for Integrated Estate Planning Trusts."
He is also a contributing author to the 2nd Edition of the Asset Protection Planning Guide, a CCH publication and to Asset Protection Strategies, published by the American Bar Association. He was also the lead author for The Colorado Estate Planning Handbook (Orange Book Handbook) Chapter on Irrevocable Trusts (including "asset protection" trusts), published by the Colorado Bar Association.
Mr. Brown was also voted as one of the Top 3 Asset Protection Attorneys in the March 2011 Denver Magazine.