505 South Oak Street

Hammond, Louisiana

Phone: 985-310-6900 (Office)

985-320-6554 (Cell)

Fax: 985-310-6901

Douglas D. Brown, Attorney at Law, is a father of three, and has practiced personal injury law, criminal defense and family law in Tangipahoa Parish for two decades. After working in Washington, D.C. for Congressman Richard Baker, Brown served as a judicial law clerk for State District Judges Ray Chutz in Amite and M. Douglas Hughes in Livingston. He later served as the City of Hammond's Assistant City Prosecutor and first In House Attorney. Before earning a JD degree at Louisiana State University's Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Brown attended Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and earned a BA degree from Southeastern Louisiana University in Economics. Brown's felony trial practice includes homicide, drug trafficking, kidnapping, burglary, and DWI.

Brown has been a member of the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Louisiana Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Twenty First Judicial District Bar Association, and the Florida Parishes Inns of Court. In his spare time, Brown has been a Little League Coach for the Hammond City Recreation Department, served as the Hammond Eastside Magnet PTA Vice President, and has been a CASA Volunteer Trainer.  He has also been a member of several parading organizations, having ridden in the Krewe of Endymion, The Original Krewe of Orpheus, and most recently with the Hammond Krewe of Omega.

Areas of Practice

• Criminal Justice

• Family Law

• Personal Injury

• Juvenile Law

• Homicide

• Drug Trafficking

• Sex Crimes

• Kidnapping

• Burglary


Bar Admissions

• Louisiana, 1996

• U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana

• U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana

• U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana

• U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit Education


• Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana,  J.D. - 1995

• Southeastern Louisiana University. 1986-1991, B.A.

 • Georgetown University - 1986

Published Works

• Ascension: A Novel of Politics

Professional Associations and Memberships

• American Bar Association, Member

• Federal Bar Association

• Louisiana State Bar Association

• Twenty First Judicial District Bar Association

• Florida Parishes Inns of Court

• Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

• Graduate, Gerry Spence Death Penalty College

Public Service

• State District Judges Ray Chutz and M. Douglas Hughes, Judicial Law Clerk

• City of Hammond, Assistant City Prosecutor

• Washington, D.C. office of Hon. Richard Baker, Congressional Intern

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