550 Palmer Street, Suite 201
Delta, Colorado 81416
Jim is a Delta, Colorado native and the son of A. Allen Brown, who practiced law in Delta from the 1930’s until his death in 1983. Jim received his B. A. in Economics and Law degree at the University of Colorado. Jim joined the firm in 1974 along side his father and brother.
He is licensed to practice law in Colorado. In 1985, he was counsel for Plaintiff-Appellant in Wright v. Horse Creek Ranches. 697 P. 2d 384 (road right-of-way case). And in 1993, he was counsel for Applicant in In re the matter of Gibbs. 856 P. 2d 798 (water rights matter). Jim is the attorney for the Town of Crawford (1978- present). His main areas of legal practice are real estate, estate planning, estate administration, water rights, civil trials and appeals, municipal law, and small business formation.
Jim was editor-in-chief of the University of Colorado Law Review from 1972-1973. He clerked for Judge Charles Pierce of the Colorado Court of Appeals from 1973-1974. Jim has been the Town Attorney for the Town of Cedaredge, CO (1978-1996), the Town of Orchard City, Co (1978-1983), and the Attorney for Delta County Memorial Hospital District (May 2002- November 2008). He is a member of The Delta Rotary Club (president 1986-1987), on the board of Directors of Delta-Montrose Free Legal Services, and Young Life. He has been a member of Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, Colorado Supreme Court and The City of Delta Planning Commission. He has been a member and on the Board of Midwestern Colorado Health Center, and the Delta-Montrose Community Concert Association.
Jim enjoys the outdoors including cross-country skiing, hiking, fly fishing, and bluegrass music.
Jim Brown has been practicing law for over 40 years.