Jerry D. Brown is the president of Jerry D. Brown, P.C., with offices in Oklahoma City. He limits his practice to consumer bankruptcies and consumer bankruptcy litigation. He has been practicing law since 1996. His hobbies include music, reading, and golf.
Mr. Brown received a B.A. from the University of Oklahoma in 1992. While in college, Mr. Brown served as an intern for the Hon. Wes Watkins, U.S. House of Rep. In 1995, Mr. Brown received a J.D. from Oklahoma City University School of Law, where he graduated among the top quarter of his class.
Mr. Brown is a member of the American Bar Association and the Oklahoma Bar Association and is licensed to practice law in Oklahoma. He is also admitted to practice law in the Federal District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Oklahoma, as well as the U.S. Appellate Court for the Tenth Circuit.
Mr. Brown’s professional memberships include the Conference on Consumer Finance Law, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), and the Oklahoma Bar Assn. Bankruptcy/Reorganization Section. He actively supports the Legal Aid Program for Western Oklahoma. Mr. Brown also supports The Bella Foundation, a local dog rescue/foster/adoption program.
Since 2007 and for each consecutive year, Mr. Brown has received an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a peer review designation which illustrates the highest recognition of competence and ethics for an attorney.
In 2012, Mr. Brown served on the Local Rules Committee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.
In 2012, Mr. Brown was honored by receiving the 2012 Torch Award from the Central Oklahoma Better Business Bureau for Outstanding Community Service and Professional Ethics.
Mr. Brown is a noted author on consumer bankruptcies and consumer-related law. To date, he has published three scholarly articles:
“US Copyright Law After GATT: Why a New Chapter Eleven Means Bankruptcy for Bootleggers,” Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 16, Issue 1, Page 1 (1995);
“The Role of Non-Bankruptcy Consumer Remedies in Insolvency Cases,” National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees Quarterly, Vol. 9, Issue 4, Page 7, (1997, with Michael J. Rose), and;
“Painting a Mustache on the Mona Lisa-How Tinkering with the Validation Notice Will Get You Every Time,” Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report, Vol. 53, No. 1, Page 42 (1999).
Additionally, Mr. Brown has lectured at a number of continuing legal education classes (“lawyers teaching lawyers”) in and around the State of Oklahoma, including:
“Current Issues in Debtor/Creditor Law,” Oklahoma Bar Association (1997);
“Consumer Law: Compliance, Litigation, & Debt Collection,” Conference on Consumer Finance Law (1999);
“Update on Consumer Litigation and Debt Collection,” Conference on Consumer Finance Law (1999);
“Consumer Debt Collection and Bankruptcy,” Conference on Consumer Finance Law, (1999);
“Fair Debt Collection in the Twenty-First Century,” Conference on Consumer Finance Law (2000);
“Mortgage Foreclosure Law,” Oklahoma Bar Association (2000);
“Recent Trends in Student Loan Litigation and Bankruptcy,” Oklahoma County Bar Assn. (Bankruptcy Division) (2005);
“Basic Bankruptcy—Chapter 13,” Oklahoma Bar Association (2005);
“Judicial Lien Avoidance in Oklahoma After Bankruptcy,” Oklahoma County Bar Assn. (BK Division) (2007);
“Emerging Issues in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 After BAPCPA,” Federal Bar Assn., W.D. Okla. (2007);
“Emerging Trends in Chapter 13,” Oklahoma Bar. Assn. Advanced Bankruptcy Seminar ( December 2007) (with Lonnie Eck);
“Bankruptcy Smackdown I,” Federal Bar Assn. W.D. Okla. (with Layla Daugherty (May 2008);
“Current Issues in Chapter 13,” Oklahoma Bar Assn. Advanced Bankruptcy Seminar (December 2008);
“Bankruptcy Smackdown II,” Federal Bar Assn. W.D. Okla. (with Layla Daugherty (May 6, 2009);
“Mortgage Crisis Related Issues,” Oklahoma Bar Assn. Basic Bankruptcy Seminar (May 7, 2009);
“The Five Most Common Myths About the Means Test,” Oklahoma Bar Assn. Annual Meeting (BK/Reorg.) (November 5, 2009);
“Bankruptcy Smackdown III”, Federal Bar Assn. W.D. Okla. (with Layla Daugherty) (May 26, 2010);
“New Domestic Relations Issues and Bankruptcy,” Oklahoma County Bar. Assn. (Family Law Division) (September 8, 2010)
“Bankruptcy Smackdown IV,” Federal Bar Assn. W.D. Okla. (with Layla Dougherty) (September 26, 2011).
“Law Practice Montage Seminar”, Legal Aid of Western Okla. (October 24, 2012).
"30th Annual Basic Bankruptcy Seminar-- Chapter 13," Oklahoma Bar Assn. (April 2013).
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The law office of Jerry D. Brown is located at 5500 N. Western Avenue, Suite 150, in Oklahoma City.
Jerry D. Brown llimits his practice to consumer bankruptcies and consumer protection law, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and