Donald D. Brown, Jr.
Spiegel, Brown, Fichera & Cote, LLP
Donald D. Brown Jr. specializes in civil litigation matters and has had extensive experience in litigating multimillion dollar lawsuits and serious exposure cases. Education: Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York (B.A., 1968); St. John's University School of Law (J.D., 1972); Member of St. John's LAW REVIEW. Admissions: Member of the Bar of New York State, United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, United States District Court for Southern District of New York. Experience: 1975 to Present: Spiegel, Brown, Fichera, & Acard, LLP engaged in all phases of litigation and trial practice, as well as appellate work and general practice. 1989 to 1993: Adjunct Instructor, Department of Humanities, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY. 1976 to 1978: Town Justice, Town of Washington, Dutchess County. 1973 to 1975: Assistant District Attorney, Dutchess County District Attorney's Office. 1972 to 1973: Confidential Law Assistant to the Justices of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, Third Department; Appellate Court research and writing and all phases of litigation. Publications: Author, 'Products Liability: The Genesis of 'Second Collision'', New York State Bar Journal, January 1979 [this publication subsequently reprinted on numerous occasions for instructional materials by New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Section]. Awards and Distinctions: Who's Who in American Law; Who's Who in Practicing Attorneys; American Jurisprudence Awards for Excellence in Property Law; Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Member, Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys; Member, American Board of Trial Advocates. Professional: President of Dutchess County Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; New York State Trial Lawyers Association; New York State and American Bar Association; Dutchess County Magistrates' Association; New York State Bar Association Committee to Confer with New York State Medical Society; New York State Bar Association Committee on Continuing Legal Education; Member, Arbitration Panel, American Arbitration Association; New York State Bar Association Continuing Education; Member of the Board of Directors of St. Francis Hospital Healthcare Foundation. http://www.sbfclaw.com