Curtis L. Brown
Curtis L. Brown is an attorney and mediator based in Dallas, Texas, that has advised diverse business, academic, professional, civic and charitable entities for over 44 years. He has served as chair or member of the board of directors, attorney or advisor of wide variety of organizations.
Before beginning his practice of law in Dallas, Mr. Brown received his CPA license and practiced in the Denver and New York City offices of one of the largest international accounting firms where he was a Senior Tax Accountant for the 4th largest company in the United States. He served as Founding Partner of Brown, Baskin, Bickel and Brewer, Attorneys, in Dallas that represented publicly traded businesses and banks, as well as not-for-profit entities. He has served as outside General Counsel of several companies, including Interstate Battery System of America.
Curtis has served as mediator in settling disputes of all types, including large and complex legal actions. He has also lectured on various tax and legal topics, including as an Adjunct Professor of Law of Business Succession Planning at Baylor Law School, and as a guest lecturer for several other law schools. Curtis has authored legal articles, including two published by the State Bar of Texas.
Curtis served on the Judiciary Committee of the Dallas Bar Association and on the Board of Directors of the Waco Bar Association. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee of the Art Center of Waco.
After receiving his B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas Tech University, he earned his Juris Doctor degree from The University of Texas School of Law and completed international law courses at The University of Oxford and the London School of Economics.
Curtis has been a member of 21Wilberforce’s Board of Directors since March 2023.