COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Brown Law Group; community member

Our culture as a law firm recognizes and respects the value we bring to our clients and friends in the community. Our work environment embraces the expectation of professionalism and positive energy.

The firm’s commitment to the work we love keeps us excited about San Diego, proud of our community involvement and fervent in our dedication to the needs of companies and individuals. The Brown Law Group stays involved in the local community, finding opportunities to participate inside and outside the legal profession.

The Brown Law Group empowers each attorney to work closely with the community that fits his or her professional and personal passion. This allows individuals in the firm to feel inspired about their pro bono activities and reflect that satisfaction in their work at the firm and with clients. Brown Law Group is proud to support I Love A Clean San Diego and their mission to lead and educate the community to actively conserve and enhance the environment by providing pro bono legal services.

Association and bar involvement

The firms’ attorneys have taken leadership and committee positions in the San Diego legal community.

Founder Janice Brown is a board member of the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms; and in 2015, she was appointed to the board of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. She is a past president of the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association and lifetime member of the NAACP.

Stacy Fode is a former vice president and Board Member of the San Diego County Bar Association. A past president of the Lawyers Club of San Diego, Ms. Fode currently sits on the Advisory Board and is an active member of the Fund for Justice committee which distributes funds to women and children in need in San Diego.

Luis Lorenzana was appointed to the Association of Business Trial Lawyers’ Leadership Development Committee in 2011 for the organization’s San Diego Chapter.  As a member of the Leadership Development Committee, Mr. Lorenzana has been afforded the opportunity to help develop and lead legal educational programs and networking events for judges and trial lawyers throughout California. In 2015, Mr. Lorenzana was named co-chair of the Leadership Development Committee.  As a co-chair, Mr. Lorenzana is responsible for overseeing all Leadership Development Committee activities and reporting to Association of Business Trial Lawyers’ Board of Governors and Executive Committee.

Community involvement beyond the bars

Brown Law Group attorneys also offer their time and talents to groups in the greater San Diego area. Janice Brown sits on the Board of Directors as Vice Chair for the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation. Luis Lorenzana has served as a volunteer mentor for the Crawford Law Academy in San Diego since 2012 and Suzanne Roten actively supports the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Humane Society, and the UCLA School of Law.