Christopher Brown began his legal career as a police officer when he graduated from the Detroit Police Academy in 1996 and began serving the citizens of the City of Detroit assigned to the seventh precinct. Mr. Brown continued his career path in law enforcement with a suburban police department where he developed a passion for the law and a desire to continue his legal education in law school. Over the tenure of his law enforcement career Mr. Brown received three commendation awards for outstanding service in the line of duty including a nomination for police officer of the year.
Mr. Brown attended the Thomas M. Cooley Law School where he excelled in and out of the classroom. Mr. Brown was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in police civil liability and was chosen for a prestigious extern position with the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office assigned to the felony trial division. Mr. Brown received extensive training and honed his trial advocacy skills where he provided support on every facet in prosecuting the most serious crimes including homicides and other capital cases.
Mr. Brown established his private practice in 2008, and concentrates in the area of criminal defense, and plaintiff’s police misconduct (representing the victim’s of police brutality in civil actions against law enforcement officers). In addition, Mr. Brown serves as assigned counsel to represent indigent defendants charged with felonies in the Oakland and Wayne County Circuit Court.