Ms. Brown was admitted to practice law in the State of Florida and the District of Columbia in 1997. She is eligible to practice before the Federal District Court in the Florida Middle and Southern Districts. She is a Notary Public in the State of Florida.
She is a graduate of the University of Florida’s College of Law where she was a Virgil Hawkins Legal Fellow and participated in the Family and Children’s Law Legal Clinic. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Latin American Studies. Her Master’s thesis explored Latin American Political paradigms and the democratization process in Mexico.
She has lived briefly in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico and Florianópolis, Brazil while engaging in cultural and language studies. She is fluent in Spanish, Proficient in Portuguese and has basic competence in the French language. She is widely traveled and appreciates foreign cultures having visited Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Canada, England, France, Mexico, Paraguay, Bahamas, and India. She endeavors to travel the world to participate and enjoy all cultures. She is a native of Jamaica and immigrated to the United States in 1978.
Ms. Brown has experience in the areas of Immigration, Family, Children, Consumer Protection, Housing, Real Estate, Landlord Tenant Law, Probate and American with Disabilities Title III law.
She is an advocate for her clients and has experience in community outreach and grassroots development issues. She is a former staff attorney for the Central Florida Legal Services, Inc. in Daytona Beach and the former supervising attorney for the Orlando Diocese Catholic Immigration & Refugee Services.
Ms. Brown has litigated family law cases involving divorce and modifications. She is a child advocate and has represented unaccompanied Haitian minors in dependency proceedings and at the Immigration Court in Orlando, Florida.
Attorney Brown is particularly sensitive to the issue of domestic violence and abuse in the immigrant community although her family law cases are of concern as well. She has been successful in every battered immigrant spouse and child petition submitted to USCIS in which both male and female survivors seek relief. She has won asylum and deportation cases for individuals from Senegal, Kazakstan, Egypt, Cuba, Haiti, Ecuador, Albania, and Mexico. Her clients are diverse in language and culture.
She has represented clients from Italy, Germany, Canada, Suriname, Jamaica, Haiti, The Dominican Republic, Guyana, St. Martens, St. Kitts and Nevis, Morocco, Czech Republic, Germany, England, France, Russia, The Philippines, China, Australia, Romania, Ukraine, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Turkey, Kosovo, Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Honduras, Ghana, Tahiti, Korea, Bosnia, Serbia, Croatia, Iran, South Africa and Peru.
Attorney Brown has expanded her practice to include Alternative Dispute Resolution services which include Family Court Mediation and Parenting Coordination to facilitate conflict resolution during the most difficult legal issues facing couples and parents. Attorney Brown seeks to help people and change their lives.
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