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Bruce Brown

Bruce D. Brown, Phoenix Attorney

Bruce Brown's law practice emphasizes family law, including divorce, custody disputes, paternity, child support and spousal maintenance.

The Arizona's Finest Lawyers selectee also represents injured clients in personal injury matters ranging from slip and fall cases to medical malpractice and asbestos litigation.
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Extensive Experience. Bruce has practiced law in Arizona since 1984. After working in large Phoenix law firms for several years, he formed his own firm in 1995, focusing primarily on family law matters. Bruce has argued cases in Superior Court and U.S. District Court and before the Arizona Court of Appeals and U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He applies his family law experience as a Judge Pro Tem in Maricopa County Superior Court, presiding at hearings and settlement conferences. He also has appeared as a lecturer at law seminars and authored numerous articles on family law.

Phoenix Roots. Bruce grew up in Phoenix and graduated from Trevor G. Browne High School. He received his bachelor's degree with honors from Colby College in Waterville, Maine, and his master's degree with honors from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, before earning his law degree at the University of Arizona in 1984.

Community Volunteer. Bruce is active in his church and community. He volunteers at and is a member of the board of directors of the Phoenix YMCA as well as his son's Boy Scout Troop. In addition, he has been honored for his commitment to the promotion of access to justice by the Volunteer Lawyer Program in 2004 and by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education in 2005.

Family Man. Bruce and his wife have two young children. An Eagle Scout, he enjoys camping, fishing and hunting with his family. He is also an avid traveler.

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Honors and Awards
Arizona's Finest Lawyers Foundation, 2014-present
American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016 Top 100 Lawyer (Family Law)
Boy Scouts of America: James E. West Fellow, 2011
Top Pro Bono Lawyers, Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education, 2005
For Love of Justice Award, Volunteer Lawyers Program, 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships
State Bar of Arizona
Maricopa County Bar Association
Volunteer Lawyers Program
Judge Pro Tem, Maricopa County Superior Court

Bar Admissions
Arizona, 1985
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1985
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1988

Community Leadership
Valley of the Sun YMCA: Board of Directors 
Boy Scouts of America: Volunteer

J.D., University of Arizona, 1984
M.A., with Honors, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
B.A., with Honors, Colby College, 1979
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