Judge Joe Brown has had a long and interesting career. He is, perhaps, best known for his arbitration-based courtroom reality television show Judge Joe Brown. However, there is more about his legal career that many fans of his show and clients of our firm will find interesting.
Did You Know?
As you watched Judge Joe Brown, did you know that:
- Judge Joe Brown was the first African American male to preside over a courtroom television show.
- The show ran for fifteen years.
- Before deciding arbitration cases on television, Judge Joe Brown was a prosecutor in Memphis, an attorney in private practice, and a judge on the State Criminal Court of Shelby County, Tennessee.
- Judge Brown was the first African American prosecutor in Memphis.
- As a criminal court judge, Joe Brown presided over James Earl Ray’s last appeal of his conviction for the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
- In 2014, Judge Brown was a candidate for district attorney in Shelby County, Tennessee, and continued to pursue other professional and personal endeavors.
Judge Joe Brown is Now a Spokesperson for Hupy and Abraham, S.C.
Hupy and Abraham is proud to have Judge Joe Brown as a spokesperson for our personal injury practice in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa.
In his show Judge Joe Brown worked hard to get to the truth and to get justice for those who were legally wronged. At Hupy and Abraham we do the same thing. Since 1969 our firm has worked tirelessly to help injured victims get the fair and just recoveries that they deserve. We represent those hurt in motorcycle accident, car accidents, pharmaceutical class action cases, dog bite accidents, slip and falls, and other types of accidents.
We are proud to have Judge Joe Brown help us deliver our message to the people of Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa, and we hope that if you have been hurt that you will contact us directly to find out more about how we may be able to help you.