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Attorney Julia M. Brown

Upon admission to the Bars of the State of Connecticut and New York in 1986 and 1987, Ms. Brown began her legal career as a special investigative attorney for the City of New York. After relocating to Connecticut, she entered private practice and thereafter accepted a position with Connecticut Legal Services (CLS). During her tenure, Ms. Brown became very active in the legal issues of the elderly in the Waterbury office of CLS. In 1994, she opened the Law Office of Julia M. Brown. Based in Waterbury, Connecticut she serves clients in the greater Waterbury area and surrounding communities and has accepted representation of clients throughout the state.

Attorney Brown focuses her practice on issues involving estate planning, medical and financial planning, probate matters, personal injury and real estate. She counsels clients on Medicaid (Title 19) eligibility and preservation of assets, planning for the disabled, home care planning and other options, nursing home admission & discharge and issues of substandard nursing home care, alternative housing, long term care and other insurance options, conservatorship and capacity, tax planning, and financial trustee and management services.

Ms. Brown's service to the community and the legal profession includes:

  • executive committee member of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) Elder Law Section;
  • co-chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the CBA Elder Law Section;
  • past chair of the Medicaid Committee of the CBA Elder Law Section;
  • chair of the Elder Law Section of the Waterbury Bar Association;
  • past co-chair for Alzheimer Association Waterbury Memory Walk;
  • former member of the Advisory Committee for the Northwest Connecticut Area Agency on Aging;
  • former Board member for the South Central Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association;
  • former Chair for the Alzheimer's Public Policy Committee.

She is a member of: the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; National Elder Law Foundation; CBA Elder Law section; CBA Estates and Probate Law Section; and National Citizen's Coalition for Nursing Home Reform.

Ms. Brown is an active speaker on legal and financial issues concerning the elderly and the disabled to various professional and business organizations including the Connecticut Bar Association, Waterbury Bar Association, Department of Social Services, AARP Chapters, Connecticut Nurses Association, Area Agency on Aging, hospital social work and discharge personnel, senior centers, nursing homes, home care agencies, Alzheimer's and other care-giver support groups as well as her own in-house "straight talk" series.

Prior to her legal career, Ms. Brown received a Bachelor's degree in Social Work and served in a variety of positions within health care institutions where she discovered her interest in the elderly and her desire to understand and assist the elderly and their families resolve care issues. It was these experiences and her personal experience with her grandmother's terminal illness that led her to pursue a career in law and to advocate for the elderly and their families.

 934 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 755-6277
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