Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney
Attorney Mary D. Brown Fighting For You When It Matters Most

Attorney Mary D. Brown

Fighting for the Accused Since 2012

ATTORNEY MARY D. BROWNAttorney Mary Brown joined Brown Law Offices in 2012 and has been fighting for the rights of the accused ever since. Now, she handles all types of criminal and juvenile cases, including those involving:

  • Drug offenses
  • Firearms charges
  • Gang crimes
  • Sex crimes
  • Casino marker default
  • Fraud/white collar crime
  • Computer crimes
  • Probation/parole violations
  • Warrants, record sealing
  • Juvenile delinquent proceedings
  • Juvenile certifications
  • Juvenile sex offenses
  • Appeals
  • Post-conviction litigation

Additionally, Attorney Brown represents parents, children, and family members in child abuse and neglect/CPS proceedings, and termination of parental rights.

Bar Memberships

  • State Courts Federal Courts
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • State Bar of California
  • United Sates District Court, Central District of California
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals


  • University of San Diego School of Law, Juris Doctor, Dec. 1996
  • University of California, San Diego, Bachelor of Arts, May 1992

Legal Experience

Clark County District Attorney's Office, Las Vegas, NV
Chief Deputy District Attorney, November 1999 to April 2012
Handled all facets of criminal and juvenile prosecutions, child welfare abuse and neglect proceedings and termination of parental rights cases; lead counsel on a full range of cases, including murder, armed robbery, kidnapping, child abuse and neglect, sexual assault, lewdness with a minor, open and gross lewdness and habitual criminal charges; conducted preliminary hearings, grand jury proceedings, trials, sentencing and probation revocations; handled juvenile sexual offense cases and certifications to adult status; managed a division comprised of twenty attorneys and twenty-five support staff; taught police officers, school district employees and community members regarding criminal law and procedure and emerging issues in juvenile law; assisted in drafting and educating law makers on proposed legislation; assisted in county and statewide efforts to stop preventable child deaths; developed and implemented strategies to achieve timely permanency for children and families; drafted and argued motions, objections, fast track appeals, appellate briefs and responses to post-conviction writs.

San Diego Superior Court, San Diego, CA
Research Attorney, March 1998 to April 1999
Prepared memoranda on writs and pre-trial motions; reviewed ex parte applications for orders to show cause, temporary protective orders and applications for preliminary injunctions; created and implemented internal procedures and court rules for handling writs from lower courts following court restructuring.

California Court of Appeals, 4th District, Div. 1
Research Attorney, January 1997 to March 1998
Drafted more than fifty court opinions in criminal cases, with particular emphasis on three strikes sentencing issues; opinions drafted include People v. Bell (1998) 61 Cal.App.4 th 282; promoted from volunteer extern to staff attorney.

San Diego County District Attorney's Office
Certified Legal Intern, January 1996 to December 1996
Conducted preliminary hearings, arraignments and bail reviews; drafted pre-trial motions and responses; drafted legal memoranda for prosecutors and police on various legal issues; assisted in editing professional ethics manual.

Clark County Public Defender's Office
Legal Intern: Drafted motions and legal memoranda, including motion to suppress; assisted attorneys in court; advised clients of legal rights prior to court hearings; interviewed clients and obtained preliminary information to assist attorneys in negotiations. August 1995 to December 1995

Community Involvement

  • Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Committee
  • Clark County Child Fatality Taskforce, Chair
  • Clark County Child Death Review
  • Clark County Human Trafficking Taskforce
  • Junior League of Las Vegas
  • Commission on Statewide Juvenile Justice Reform

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Reasons to Choose Our Firm

  • You Get a Free Initial Consultation.

  • We Have an A+ Rating From the BBB.

  • We Are Prompt to Return All Client Phone Calls.

  • Extensive History of Successful Case Results.

  • We Have a 10.0 "Superb" Avvo Rating.

  • Former Chief Deputy District Attorney for Clark County.

  • Available 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week.

  • Listed Among the Top Lawyers in 2016 by the ASLA.

Don't Just Take Our Word For It

See How We've Helped Clients Escape Their Charges
  • “I had excellent interactions with Phil. He does not waste time and gets things done professionally.”

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  • “Mary was amazing! She always makes herself available and answers all questions.”

    Past Client

  • “Phil is great at what he does, he truly cares for his clients and doesn't give up.”

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  • “Phil he isn't just a lawyer - he's a friend. He really connects himself with his clients.”

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  • “Mr. Phil Brown is an excellent attorney and very professional.”


  • “I'm so thankful I chose her. If you want a quality lawyer look no further.”


  • “Best Lawyer in Vegas. I am so impressed by his professionalism and knowledge.”

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  • “My experience with Mary Brown was exceptional. She knows what she's doing and knows exactly how to meet her expectations.”

    Bridget H.

  • “She knows what to expect and how to deal with the prosecutor. I recommend her and I would use her again.”

    Keith T.

  • “I genuinely recommend them as a top service law firm if you need professional thorough representation.”


  • “Phil Brown and his team of experts exceeded our expectations and we highly recommend him.”

    Zuzuki C.

  • “In my opinion if your case needs an attorney, this is the only one you should choose.”


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