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Martha C. Brown

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Martha C. Brown named Missouri Super Lawyer every year since 2006.

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Martha C. Brown named Best Lawyers in America every year since 2013.

Martha C. Brown has earned the designation of "Best Lawyers in America" every year since 2013. This prestigious award is based on other attorneys' opinions about the best attorneys practicing in the St. Louis area in elder law. The listed attorneys have won the respect of clients, courts and other attorneys. This listing cannot be purchased, it can only be earned.

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Martha C. Brown is presented The Powley Elder Law Award by the NAELA.

In 2008, Martha C. Brown was presented with The Powley Elder Law Award by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). This award is presented to a NAELA member who has demonstrated a commitment to promote a greater understanding of the rights and needs of the elderly and people with special needs and of how Elder Law Attorneys advocate for those rights. The award is established in the memory of Wes and Helen Powley, grandparents of NAELA member Tim Takacs. Both West and Helen were active in civic affairs for all of their lives, and West practiced dentistry well into his 80s. The award is funded by a grant from the Takacs Family Foundation.


Martha C. Brown included in 23rd edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Martha has been selected by her peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Elder Law. The newest Edition of Best Lawyers has been publicly released and is now available here

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Martha C. Brown achieves a 10.0 rating on the

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Martha C. Brown inducted to the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Council of Advanced Practitioners.

In 2006, Martha C. Brown was inducted into the Council of Advanced Practitioners through the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. A member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners is an attorney who has been nominated and selected by his or her peers — experienced Elder and Special Needs Law attorneys — to be part of the Council as a result of their commitment and contribution to their clients and the ethical, high-quality practice of Elder and Special Needs Law. To become a member, the attorney must be a current NAELA member for a minimum of 10 consecutive years prior to nomination and either hold an AV rating under the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, the highest rating for ethical standards and professional ability or be a NAELA Fellow or a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), which is the only approved designation for certification by the American Bar Association, through the National Elder Law Foundation. Martha was selected by her peers because of her outstanding commitment and number of years of experience in the field of Elder and Special Needs Law.

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