Nicholas J. Brown
Nicholas J. Brown

Representative Experience   

Mr. Brown focuses his practice on family law and domestic relations at the trial and appellate levels.  Mr. Brown manages complex litigation involving interstate jurisdictional disputes, characterization and equitable division of assets, support issues, premarital agreements, and approaches child-related issues with a creative mind keeping children front and center.

Mr. Brown joined the firm after clerking for Chief Justice Scott Bales at the Arizona Supreme Court.  While in law school, Mr. Brown worked with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and the Arizona Court of Appeals.


Associations & Activities 

  • State Bar of Arizona, Young Lawyers Division, District 4 Representative, 2019 – 2021
  • State Bar of Arizona, Young Lawyers Division, President-Elect, 2021 – Present
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Member, 2015 – Present
  • Lorna Lockwood Inn of Court, Member, 2018 – Present


Awards & Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2023, Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 2019

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court
  • District of Arizona, 2020



  • Arizona State University (J.D., magna cum laude, 2018)
  • University of California at Berkeley (B.A. Linguistics 2009)
  • William H. Pedrick Scholar
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Order of the Coif
  • First Place – 2018 Ralph Spritzer Oral Argument Competition
  • CALI Awards in Family Law, Community Property, ADR/Employment, and Professional Responsibility
  • Arizona State Law Journal, Arizona Issue Editor
  • Moot Court Board, Problem Drafting Committee, member



  • Spanish


 Judicial Clerkships

  • The Honorable Scott Bales, Arizona Supreme Court, September 2018 – August 2019



  • Arizona State University, Teaching Assistant, Civil Procedure I, Fall 2018 & 2019