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Joel H. Brown

Joel H. Brown

Estate and Probate Law and Wills Lawyer
South West Florida Probate Trial Lawyers
Fort Myers, FL
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Attorney Biography

Joel H. Brown is a founding partner and member of SW Florida Probate Trial Lawyers. Attorney Brown litigates complex probate, estate and inheritance related conflicts and disputes. He is a highly respected trial lawyer who was elected by his colleagues to serve as Chief Judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court in Florida from February 2009 until April 2013, when he reentered the private practice of law. Attorney Brown was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1971 and practiced as a civil trial attorney for 19 years. In 1990, he was appointed to the Dade County Court by then Governor Bob Martinez and was subsequently appointed to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court in Florida by Governor Lawton Chiles. Attorney Brown is a native of Florida and grew up in Miami Beach. He earned his law degree from the University of Florida, College of Law and served as a member of the U.S. Army Reserve from 1969 to 1975. Attorney Brown has earned board certification from the Florida Bar as an expert in Civil Trial and is AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He has attained a "10 - Superb Rating" on Avvo, a highly respected national Attorney rating website.Throughout his legal career, Joel H. Brown has been an active member of numerous national, state, local and professional organizations, including the Dade County Justice Association, the Florida Justice Association and the Dade County Bar Association.

Practice Areas

Estate and Probate Law (20%)
Wills (20%)
Trusts (20%)
Probate (20%)
Estate Planning (20%)

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Florida State Bar
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University of Florida Levin College of Law
University of Florida Levin College of Law

University of Florida

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Florida Justice Association
Florida Justice Association

Dade County Bar Association

Florida Bar

Miami Dade Justice Association

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Joel H. Brown
South West Florida Probate Trial Lawyers
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Office: 239-244-9612

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Florida Justice Association -

The FJA is a professional association that advocates for fair access to Florida's civil court system and works support and educate attorneys who protect the rights of plaintiffs seeking justice. Many of the top personal injury and civil trial lawyers in , belong to this respected non-profit organization.