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John Q. Brown III

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John Quincy Brown, III joined Hardy Erich Brown & Wilson in 1974 and returned after a tour of duty with the United States Army as a Captain in the Judge Advocate General Corps in 1977.

Mr. Brown has tried over 50 jury trials to a verdict, including complex litigation, products liability, construction, personal injury and professional liability with an emphasis in medical malpractice claims.

Mr. Brown serves as a Judge Pro Tem for Sacramento County Superior Court and functions as both an arbitrator and mediator in private Alternative Dispute Resolution.


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (Juris Doctor 1974)
University Of Oregon (Bachelor of Science 1971)


Admitted to practice in California in all courts
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. Court of Military Appeals
U.S. District Court in Illinois


Sacramento County Bar Association
American Board of Trial Advocates including service on the National Board of Directors 1999 to present, and President of the Sacramento Valley Chapter 2005
American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys 1999 to present including serving on the Executive Board
Northern California Association of Defense Counsel including serving on the Board of Directors, 1995 to 1998
Defense Research Institute
American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics

Recognition and Public Service

Mr. Brown was recently recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as having been rated AV/Preeminent for 15 years
Mr. Brown has presented in the A.B.O.T.A. Masters in Trial Program
Mr. Brown has been recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyer 2005 through 2010 in the specialty of medical malpractice
Mr. Brown is recognized in Sacramento Magazine as among the areas best lawyers in the defense of medical malpractice


Captain, United States Army, Judge Advocate General Corps, 1974 - 1977

Representative Trials

Available on request