Paula Brown has an unparalleled passion for advocating for her clients, as anyone who knows her will attest. Paula has obtained acquittals in numerous criminal trials and reversals of convictions before Ohio’s appellate courts. In addition to being a highly experienced attorney, Paula’s skills as a registered nurse prove invaluable to the firm’s representation of all of its clients.
Governor Strickland recognized Paula’s accomplishments by appointing her to the Ohio Criminal Sentencing Commission in 2007. Governor Kasich has since renewed Paula’s appointment.
Paula traces her roots to Youngstown, Ohio. In her spare time, Paula enjoys running, knitting, and spending time with her two adult sons.
Professional Disciplinary Proceedings
Supreme Court of Ohio, 1997
U.S. District Court, Southern District, 1999
U.S. District Court, Northern District, 2006
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2009
U.S. Supreme Court, 2012
Capital University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1997
Youngstown State University, 1976
Otterbein College, with departmental honors, 1982
HONORS, AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS
VOLUNTEERING & ASSOCIATIONS
Paula is a member of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Columbus Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association. Paula has been a member of the Ohio Criminal Sentencing Commission since 2007.