Dana Brent Brown

Dana Brent Brown

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Dana Brent Brown is the Managing Attorney of The Law Offices of Ossie Brown. He was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and he is the son of former East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Ossie and Faye Brown, a retired teacher. Dana has managed The Law Offices of Ossie Brown since his father's retirement in 2000.

Dana is a graduate of Broadmoor High School in Baton Rouge and attended Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana, where he attended on a baseball scholarship. While at S.L.U., Dana lettered in baseball for the Lions and still remains active in the S.L.U. Athletic Program today. Dana obtained his Jurist Doctorate from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and has been actively involved in the practice of law for the last 25 years.

Dana is admitted to the practice of law in all state, parish and local courts in the state of Louisiana. He is admitted to practice in The Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of the United States District Court of Louisiana. He is also admitted to practice in the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal and United States First Circuit Court of Appeal as well as the Louisiana Supreme Court. He is a member of The American Bar Association, The Louisiana State Bar Association, where he serves as a member of the House of Delegates and The Baton Rouge Bar Association where he serves on the Association's Athletic Committee.

Dana is actively involved in our local community. He and his family have attended Istrouma Baptist Church for many years where they are very active today. Dana supports both universities through the Tiger Athletic Foundation, the Southern University Foundation and various campus organizations. He is also a loyal supporter of Parkview Baptist School where his daughter is active in the athletic program. Dana is active with the local chapters of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the American Cancer Society. He is also a member of The Krewe of Orion, City Club of Baton Rouge, Ancient Athletes Sports Club, Gathering of Men and the Louisiana Coastal Conservation Association. In his free time Dana likes to participate in competitive sports such as softball and golf. He and his family also enjoy traveling and watching sporting events, including his daughter's fast-pitch softball games.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury — Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury — Defense
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Law Defense
  • Insurance Law
  • Business Planning & Organization

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 1990
    • Honors: 1989, Moot Court Board
    • Honors: 1989, Moot Court Executive Board
  • Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana
    • B.A. - 1986

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The American Bar Association, Member
  • The Louisiana State Bar Association, House of Delegates and Member
  • The Baton Rouge Bar Association, Member, Association's Athletic Committee

Pro Bono Activities

  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • American Cancer Foundation
  • Tiger Athletic Foundation, Member
  • Southeastern Athletics Association, Board Member
  • The Krewe of Orion, Member
  • City Club of Baton Rouge, Member
  • Ancient Athletes Sports Club, Member
  • YMCA of Baton Rouge, Member
  • Gathering of Men, Member
  • Louisiana Coastal Conservation Association, Member


  • Phi Alpha Delta