Anne G. Brown

Anne G. Brown

Woodbury, Minnesota

Anne practices in the areas of civil litigation, motion practice, and appeals, focusing on personal injury, employment, contract law, and guardianship/conservatorship. After attending William Mitchell College of Law, she clerked for the Minnesota Court of Appeals and subsequently practiced in both the private and public sectors, with several years as an Assistant Public Defender (Tenth Judicial District, Minnesota). Anne has also taught persuasive legal writing as an adjunct professor at William Mitchell College of Law, 1999-2006. She is the co-chair and editor of Minnesota Women Lawyers’ quarterly journal, With Equal Right and a frequent lecturer for the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association. Anne is licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin, and she is an accredited attorney with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Employment Transactions
  • Contract Transactions
  • Probate/Guardianships & Conservatorships

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1996
  • Wisconsin, 2008
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1996


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. cum laude
    • Law Review: William Mitchell Law Review, 1993 - 1995
  • St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1990
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Honors: Blue Key National Honor Society
    • Major: English
    • Major: Medieval Studies
    • Minor: Education

Published Works

  • Sometimes the Bad Guy Wins: Minnesota's Delayed Discovery Rule, 23 WM. Mitchell L. Rev 401, 1997
  • Veterinary Liens, MVMA, (Sept/Oct.2009), 2009


  • Veterinary Liens, MVMA, September 10, 2013 - Present
  • Using Social Media to Enhance Your Business, MVMA, October 8, 2013 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Washington County Bar Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyer Association, Communications Committee, Co-Chair
  • The Minnesota Feis, Inc. (non-profit), Treasurer 2005- 2008, Secretary 2010-2013