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Adam Brown

Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development
Degree
J.D., University of St. Thomas School of Law
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Office
MSL 134
Phone
(651) 962-4977
Mail
1000 LaSalle Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Adam Brown is the assistant director of Career and Professional Development at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. He also manages the Externship Program at St. Thomas Law.

Brown previously served as staff attorney at the Minnesota Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals. Before starting with the Court, he spent five years as a defense attorney at the firm of Heacox, Hartman, Koshmrl, Cosgriff & Johnson in Saint Paul. Before that, Brown worked as a judicial law clerk at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

Brown received his J.D., magna cum laude, from St. Thomas Law in 2006. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 2002, with a B.S. in Communication Arts and Legal Studies. He has been an adjunct professor for St. Thomas Law in the Mentor Externship Program since 2012. He also is a long-time coach in the school's Moot Court Program, and he served on the School of Law Alumni Board.

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
LAWS 930 - 02 Mentor Externship See Details * *
CRN: 43190 0 Credit Hours Instructor: Adam J. Brown Each year of law study, students are paired with respected lawyers and judges in the community. Mentors introduce students to a wide range of lawyering tasks and judicial activities and share with them the traditions, ideals and skills necessary for a successful career. Second and third year students participate in an academic credit pro- gram that combines fieldwork with a contemporaneous seminar component. The seminar fosters the habit and skill of reflective lawyering and draws upon student/ mentor experiences to examine the law school's mission in a practical setting. Class topics are designed to bridge the gap between student learning and life as a lawyer. Each student is given the opportunity to individualize learning goals specific to his or her unique path of professional development.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MSL 3001230-132528 Aug '17
MSL 3001230-132502 Oct '17
MSL 3001230-132506 Nov '17

J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
LAWS 930 - 02 Mentor Externship See Details * *
CRN: 22613 1 Credit Hours Instructor: Adam J. Brown Each year of law study, students are paired with respected lawyers and judges in the community. Mentors introduce students to a wide range of lawyering tasks and judicial activities and share with them the traditions, ideals and skills necessary for a successful career. Second and third year students participate in an academic credit pro- gram that combines fieldwork with a contemporaneous seminar component. The seminar fosters the habit and skill of reflective lawyering and draws upon student/ mentor experiences to examine the law school's mission in a practical setting. Class topics are designed to bridge the gap between student learning and life as a lawyer. Each student is given the opportunity to individualize learning goals specific to his or her unique path of professional development.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MSL 3001230-132512 Feb '18
MSL 3001230-132519 Mar '18