Farrell, Fraulob & Brown
Farrell, Fraulob & Brown has practice Social Security law for over 50 years and has a record of winning the hard cases. FF&B is proud of the fact that its attorneys routinely are listed as the best lawyers by other lawyers. In nearly every lawyer rating source – everything from America’s Top Attorneys to the Sacramento News and Review reader "Best Of" voting, one or more of FF&B’s lawyers make the list.
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MELISSA C. BROWN
Melissa Brown is Professor of Law and author of the law school text book "Advising the Elderly or Disabled Client." She has been recognized in America's Top Attorneys for more than 14 years. She has had advanced studies in Geneva, Switzerland.
Ms. Brown is a national expert on Social Security Disability and Health Care Planning and decision-making.
She holds a Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School and is admitted to practice in state and federal court. Many of her appellate cases have paved new ground for injured and disabled workers, including several cases of “first impression” in such areas as age discrimination, serious and willful misconduct and representation of employees of Indian Tribes. She has also represented doctors and health care facilities in litigation matters involving reimbursement from insurance companies for patient care.
Ms. Brown has spent considerable time in teaching and training law students, care providers, medical professionals, community services workers, paralegals and lawyers, and in writing and publishing practice materials for them. She presents legal and legislative information and analysis to unions, employer groups and organizations in various settings such as shop steward training, the Coalition of Organized Labor, the United Way Union and Community Relations programs, as well as to news reporters.
Ms. Brown is an law professor at the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and Director of Professional Education for its Institute for Laws of Health and Aging.
Ms. Brown is frequently called upon by attorneys and legislators to consult on personal injury settlements, medical malpractice settlements, conservatorships, special needs trusts and other matters with cross-over issues in Social Security retirement, disability, survivors, SSI, Medicare, Medi-Cal, In-Home Supportive services and long-term care.
Her legislative advocacy has addressed issues affecting disabled and senior citizens, as well as extensive advocacy on behalf of injured workers. These efforts have included extensive work on California legislation dealing with durable powers of attorneys, probate court investigators, alternative dispute resolution and Medicare supplemental insurance issues, as well as workers' compensation legislation.
In addition to professional recognition through peer evaluations and superior academic credentials, recognition as one of Sacramento's Best Attorneys in the Sacramento Business Journal, Ms. Brown was also voted one of the top three Sacramento Lawyers by Sacramento News and Review readers in “Best Of” voting. She sits on Professor Larson's National Workers' Compensation Advisory Board, the editorial board of Lexis Nexis California Workers' Compensation, and is one of only six California attorneys inducted into the national College of Workers' Compensation.
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