Linda Marie Brown is a member of the Arizona State Bar and a solo practitioner. She has been serving the ADR community for more than ten (10) years. In 2006, Ms. Brown received training from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to align with their Dispute Resolution program. She has arbitrated over 150 cases rendering decisions on auto line and consumer complaints.
Since 2016, she serves as a contract Administrative Law Judge for the state of Arizona hearing cases on complex issues for agencies such as the Registrar of Contractors, Arizona Health Care, Department of Insurance, Department of Housing, Department of Child Safety, and Adult Protection Services.
Ms. Brown is a member-at-large for the International Law Section of the State Bar and former Chair (2017-2018). She is a member of the Business Law Section and served on the RULLCA Sub-Committee (2016-2018). She is also a member in good standing of the Administrative Law section. Ms. Brown served on the Executive Council and co-chaired several state bar convention programs sponsored by World Peace through Law, as well as the International Law Section. She is a former officer for the Arizona Association on Conflict Resolution, and former member of the Scottsdale Bar Association. She continues to volunteer by providing legal services to groups such as the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Legal Clinic, and volunteers as a Judge for the Arizona High School Mock Trials organized by the Arizona Legal Services Foundation.
In addition to her practice, she is a seasoned adjunct professor having taught legal, ethical and regulatory issues in business at Scottsdale Community College for ten (10) years, and received two honorariums and acknowledgments from Prentice-Hall for contributions made to International Business. She also taught both online and traditional coursework at Grand Canyon University for seven (7) years in subject matter areas of political science, communication, criminal justice, and was responsible for writing online curriculum for 600-level International Law and Criminal Justice coursework.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, judge and educator, Ms. Brown was active in media and accomplished writer for Gannett News Service. She was actively involved and responsible for obtaining sponsorships for a live broadcast program titled “The Law and You” transmitted on 1580AM talk show radio (WTYO), an NBC affiliate in Hammonton, New Jersey.