Kristin R. Brown

Kristin R. Brown

Managing Attorney
Location:
Dallas, Texas
Phone:
214-446-3909
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • LL.M. (Master of Laws) - 2014
    • Major: Trial Advocacy
  • Texas A&M University School of Law (formerly Texas Wesleyan University School of Law), Fort Worth, Texas
    • Juris Doctor, magna cum laude - 2013
    • Honors: Equal Justice Pro Bono Award
    • Honors: Preeminent Advocate, Maximus Laude
    • Major: Law
    • Law Review: Somebody Poisoned the Jury Pool: Social Media’s Effect on Jury Impartiality
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • MS – Master of Science
    • Major: Forensic Science, prospective
  • University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota
    • M.A., Master of Arts
    • Major: Forensic Psychology, prospective

Published Works

  • Can the Ails of the Cross-Race Effect on Eyewitness Testimony be Cured? , VOICE FOR THE DEFENSE, 2017
  • Expunctions and Non-Disclosures, Texas DWI Manual , James Publishing 4th ed., 2017
  • Somebody Poisoned the Jury Pool: Social Media’s Effect on Jury Impartiality, 19.3 TEX. WESLEYAN L. REV. 809 , 2013

Classes/Seminars

  • Using Technology in Practice and Trial, Dallas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2019
  • DNA for Lawyers, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2019
  • Using Technology in Practice and Trial, Louisiana Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2019
  • Trial Technology, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2018
  • Eyewitness “Identification?”, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2018
  • Updates in Criminal Law from the 2017 Legislative Session, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2017
  • The Lawyer, The Scientist, and the Rules of Evidence, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2017
  • Updates in Criminal Law from the 2017 Legislative Session, Dallas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2017
  • Separating Fact from Fiction, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2017
  • Technology in the Law, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2017
  • Trial Technology, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2016
  • Dallas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., Out of State Detainers and the IADA, 2016
  • Organization and the Practice of Criminal Defense , Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2015
  • Ethics: Building the Attorney/Client Relationship, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2015
  • A Paperless Office, Dallas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2015
  • Updates in Criminal Law from the 2015 Legislative Session, Dallas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2015
  • Out of State Detainers and the IADA, Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., 2015
  • Guest Speaker, Social Media And The Law, Media Law Course

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2017, 2018
  • AV Preeminent Rating—Judicially and Peer Reviewed, 2016 - 2018
  • Top Appellate Attorney, Dallas’s Best Criminal Defense Lawyers 2016, 2017
  • Star on the Rise, Dallas’s Best Criminal Defense Lawyers, Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2014, 2015
  • Equal Justice Pro-Bono Award, Texas Wesleyan School of Law, 2013
  • National Order of Barristers, 2013
  • Public Interest Law Fellow, Texas Wesleyan School of Law, 2012
  • State Bar College of Texas, 2013 - 2018
  • State Pro-Bono Law College, 2014-2018
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer, National Trial Lawyers, 2015-2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Director, 2017 - Present
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Associate Director, 2016 - Present
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 2013 - Present
  • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Board Member 2014 - 2016, Member 2013 - present
  • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Forensic Science Committee Member, 2017 - Present
  • Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Board Member 2014, Member 2013 - present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys , Member, 2015 - Present
  • Trial Lawyer’s College, Alumni Board Member 2014, Class Representative 2016 - 2017

Past Employment Positions

  • Collin County District Attorney’s Office, Appellate and Misdemeanor Divisions, Legal Intern, 2012 - 2013
  • Harris County District Attorney’s Office, Legal Intern, Capital Trial Division, 2012
  • Hon. Amos L. Mazzant, Magistrate, Eastern District of Texas, Federal Judicial Intern, 2011
  • Gibbs Nolte Robison & Rose PLLC, Law Clerk to Mitchell R. Nolte, 2010 - 2011

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member State Pro Bono College, 2014 - 2018