Donna Brown, P.C.
One Park Centre
8601 Ranch Road 2222,
Suite 1-425
Austin, Texas 78730-2304

Phone: (512) 732-2376
Fax: (512) 732-2518


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Ms. Brown is AV Rated

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Online Publications

Ms. Brown is a frequent author and lecturer for the State Bar of Texas, The University of Texas Law School, and other professional organizations. She has made over 150 presentations to fellow attorneys and a variety of industry groups on the law and art of collecting debt.
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Attorney, Donna Brown

Director and President

Professional Background

Before founding Donna Brown, P.C., Ms. Brown was a shareholder and director with the former Austin firm of Hilgers and Watkins, P.C., having developed her practice with the firm from 1984 to 2003. From 1981 to 1982, she practiced with Pakis, Cherry, Beard & Giotes in Waco, Texas. Ms. Brown served as Special Projects Manager for the Elections Division of the Texas Secretary of State in 1982, and Staff Attorney for the Texas Supreme Court from 1983 until 1984.

Practice Areas

Ms. Brown's practice focuses on Creditor's Rights. She leads a collection team whose commitment to excellence focuses on client services: to be accessible, responsive and accountable, to provide value and to deliver a superior work product.

Specific Matters of Representation

*Represents creditors in the collection of commercial accounts, lease balances, notes receivable and other contract debt
*Structures asset searches and analyzes results to evaluate cases for collectibility
*Represents Debtors in select collection defense matters
*Performs Asset Protection Analyses to counsel clients on maximizing their exempt assets
*Counsels businesses on the use of credit applications, guaranties and security instruments to prevent collection problems
*Trains in-house collection personnel in the art of debt collecting and the laws related thereto
*Domestication and collection of foreign judgments
*Provides consultation to fellow attorneys seeking guidance on collecting debts and judgments

Bar and Court Admissions

*Texas - 1981
*US District Court, Western District of Texas


*Baylor University School of Law - Juris Doctorate degree, 1981
*Associate Editor of Baylor Law Review
*Baylor University - BBA in Law, magna Cum laude, 1979

Professional Activities and Affiliations

*State Bar of Texas
*Travis County Bar Association
*College of the State Bar of Texas
*Texas Collections Manual published by the State Bar of Texas - Editorial Committee

*Frequent author and lecturer on Creditor's Rights topics
*AV Rated
*Included in the 2007-2020

 editions of The Best Lawyers in America in the field of commercial litigation
*Recipient of the Standing Ovation award from the staff of TexasBarCLE

Community Activities and Affiliations

*Coats for Kids Campaign, Company Leader 2000-2003
*American Heart Association Volunteer, 1991 - 1999
*American Heart Association, Capital Area Division - Chairman of the Board, 1996
*Recipient, American Heart Association Distinguished Service Award, 1995
*Austin Museum of Art at Laguna Gloria, Volunteer, 1994 - 1997
*Austin State Hospital, ASH Insights Art Show & Sale, Chairman, 2005, 2007, Art Subcommittee Co-chair 2012