Michael Brown was born in Los Angeles in 1952. He attended Castle Heights Elementary and Palms Middle School in Los Angeles, Portola Middle School in Tarzana, Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, later San Diego State University, and University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, then the University of La Verne, College of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctorate.
Michael interned with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office in Van Nuys. Later he was a Court Appointed attorney representing people who could not afford to hire a private lawyer. After a couple of years he started representing people who were injured in accidents make claims against insurance companies. The types of cases included, injuries from car, boat, motorcycle, truck, and even skiing accidents; trip and falls, dog bites, defective drugs, cars, tires, cookware, and other consumer products. While representing thousands of injured people, he also managed the law firm, directly training and supervising the staff and the firm’s cases. With a wealth of experience gained from studying the physical and emotional injuries of his clients, it was a natural progression to also represent disability claimants before the Social Security Administration.
Michael and his wife, Amy, have been happily married for 26 years. They reside in Bel Air, California, they raised their two children, Garrett and Marissa; both currently attending college. Michael enjoys spending time with his family and when time permits likes traveling to exotic regions in Asia and Central America with them. He loves his friends, colleagues, dogs, growing tomatoes, flying, sailing, scuba diving, classic rock, jazz, classical music, good food, good drink, and a good Lakers game.