Gerald Brown graduated from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, in 1973 and from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1979.
Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Brown first worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Gwinnett County, Georgia, for almost fours years and then returned to Athens to take a position as Assistant District Attorney for Clarke and Oconee counties in early 1983. Mr. Brown was appointed Chief Assistant District Attorney in 1987, a position that he held until the end of 2000 when he went into private practice with Harry Gordon, forming the law firm of Gordon & Brown, LLP.
Mr. Brown has extensive experience in the trial and appeal of criminal cases ranging from misdemeanors, to securities fraud, to murder, and he has focused particularly on laws relating to search and seizure, electronic surveillance, and forensic evidence. Mr. Brown has lectured on these subjects and others at police academies and conferences and seminars for attorneys. Since entering private practice, Mr. Brown has applied his trial experience to successful litigation of cases involving domestic relations, personal injury, business law, and to legal defense in virtually every area of the criminal law.