Joseph W. Brown, II is Of Counsel at López and Humphries and began his legal career as an Attorney at the Public Defender’s Office of the 13th Judicial Circuit in Tampa, Florida. After he went into private practice, Mr. Brown has practiced law on a wide diversity of cases at both at the County and Circuit Court levels in State Court in Hillsborough, Dade, Pinellas, Osceola, Orange and Polk counties.
Joseph Brown has a wealth of real jury trial experience that has been cultivated and honed over the past 15 years. He has tried more than 50 jury trials and bench trials. His jury trials have occurred in multiple Circuits throughout the State. In addition to being a trial lawyer, he has served as an Adjunct Professor at Polk State College and Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida.
At the Public Defender’s Office, Mr. Brown received the Best Advocate in the Group Award at the Florida Public Defender College in Crystal River, Florida and in law school at Mercer University, Mr. Brown was the recipient of numerous awards, honors and accolades, including but not limited to:
- Deans Distinguished Service Award
- Walter F. George School of Law full merit scholarship recipient
- Student Bar Association Vice-President
- Moot Court Board, William E. McGee Civil Rights Team-Best Brief Award, Semifinalist in Oral Argument Competition
- Mercer/ABA Client Counseling Competition, 2003, 1st place award
- Florida Rural Services Dan Bradley Fellowship Recipient
Mr. Brown has been very active in the community. He has been a member of the George Edcomb Bar Association in Tampa, Florida, the Virgil Hawkins Bar Association in Polk County, Florida, a member of the 100 Black Men of Tampa Bay, a member of the Institutional Review Board at Southeastern University, the Chairman of the Board at Faith Celebration Church Christian Preparatory School, and is currently a board member of the West Central Florida Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Among Mr. Brown’s greatest accomplishments is being the husband of Tiffanie, the father of Jay, Josh and Jonathan, and being the Senior Pastor of Faith Celebration Church in Lakeland, Florida and the overseer of Faith Celebration Church Kissimmee in Kissimmee, Florida.
Attorney Joseph Brown’s discipline, dedication and belief in justice will give you comfort in your time of legal need.
- Florida Bar Association
- Law School:
Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Full Merit Scholarship Recipient
- Graduate School:
Oral Roberts University, Theological and Historical Studies
- Undergraduate School:
Florida A&M University, Full Merit Scholarship Recipient