Russell frequently works on DUIs, battery, domestic violence battery, felonies, misdemeanors, drug charges, and drunk in public cases. Mr. Brown also performs criminal record clean-ups, including expungements and record sealing.
Criminal Defense Experience
Since January 2016, Russell Brown has been mentored by criminal law specialist Robert F. Landheer. In 2017, Russell began taking on his own clients and quickly learned to manage his own criminal cases. Russell excels at negotiating reduced charges with the district attorney and contesting unlawful police stops, searches, and seizures.
Mr. Brown's first experience in criminal defense came in 2007 when he clerked for Santa Barbara criminal defense attorneys Dan Murphy and Michael Carty.
Russell attended Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where he interned with the Innocence Project, a non-profit organization famous for freeing innocent people from prison.
Russell Brown Education
Russell graduated from UC Davis in 2007 and Loyola Law School in 2012. Russell was the captain of the UC Davis Men's Soccer Team from 2005-2007 and loves to catch up with the team when they play in Southern California.
Russell Brown grew up in Santa Barbara and attended Hollister Elementary and La Colina Jr. High. In 2002 Russell graduated from San Marcos High School - where he played soccer and volleyball - in 2002. After high school, Russell attended the University of California at Davis, where he captained the varsity soccer team and majored in sociology with a law and society emphasis.