Michael J. Brown



B.S., Brigham Young University (1989)

J.D., Arizona State University Law School (1992)


Professional Experience

Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals (2007-present)

Vice Chief Judge (2013-2015)

Chief Judge (2015-2017)

Attorney, Brown & Brown Law Offices, Pinetop, Arizona (1993-2006)

City Attorney, City of Show Low, Arizona (1993-2004)

Town Attorney, Town of Snowflake, Arizona (1993-2000)

Law Clerk, Arizona Court of Appeals, Hon. Thomas Kleinschmidt(1992-1993)


Professional Activities and Memberships

Member, Commission on Judicial Conduct (2020-present)

Member, Mesa City Judicial Advisory Board (2017-2020)

Member, Arizona Judicial Council (2015-2017)

Member, Arizona Commission on Technology (2015-2017)

Member, Judicial Ethics Working Group (2015-2016)

Member, Arizona Appellate Case Processing Standards Committee (2015-2016)

Member, City of Phoenix Judicial Selection Advisory Board (2010-2013)

Chair, Court of Appeals Connecting with the Community (2008-2011)

Member, Arizona Attorney Editorial Board (1997-2000)

Judge Pro Tem, Navajo County Superior Court (1998-1999)

Certified Specialist, Real Estate Law (2000-2006)

Arizona City Attorneys Association (1993-2004)

Arizona Town Hall(1999-2006)

State Bar of Arizona

Navajo County Bar Association