Steven L. Brown, was raised in the Bay Area and has lived in the San Joaquin Valley for 19 years. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University in 1989, graduating Magna Cum Laude and Phi Kappa Phi. He then obtained his Juris Doctor degree from J. Rueben Clark School of Law, at Brigham Young University, in 1993. During law school, he clerked for the firm of Ivie and Young. Upon graduating, he promptly passed the California Bar exam and was hired by the medical malpractice defense firm of Craddick, Candland and Conti, in Danville, California, where he had clerked while in law school. He subsequently became a partner. In 2005, he and Douglas A. Gessell formed their current firm. He served as the President of the San Joaquin County Bar Association in 2011 and served on the Bar Foundation and various and diverse committees for four years. He is currently the Chair of the San Joaquin County Bar Association Civil Litigation Section. He is active in the local legal community, and he participates in the local chapter of the American Inn of Courts, which focuses on legal ethics and civility in the legal community. However, he is also actively a member of the California Trial Lawyers organization, the Consumer Attorneys of California, and he maintains connections with fellow medical malpractice attorneys throughout California. His ongoing participation in these professional organizations and legal connections create a powerful resource in battling the insurance defense companies and their hired attorneys. He also prides himself on his ability to continue learning the techniques of trial work to better represent his clients by obtaining the best settlements and verdicts.
He is married to his wife whom he met in college, and they have three children spanning from college to high school. He is active in his church, having served a 2-year church mission in Sweden. He enjoys his family, cycling, and traveling. He completed the Triple Crown cycling in three 200 mile rides and 40,000 feet of climbing. He speaks fluent Swedish and is learning Spanish, which is much more practical in the valley. He loves representing those who have been injured and need help. There is great satisfaction in championing his clients.