“Helping others is what we are all called to do. I am blessed with the opportunity to help others each day. I take great pride in helping clients through their situations with a focus on returning them to some level of normalcy. I also take great pride in helping coworkers tackle problems that lay before them. I want everyone with whom I come into contact to know that they are never in their situations alone. We, the CR Legal Team family, are with them from start to finish and will do all we can to help.”
As a skilled and caring attorney who's favorite things about CR Legal Team are the people with whom he works and the individuals they then get to help every day, Mike Brown truly values providing legal advice for the firm’s clients during their cases and also values helping coworkers tackle any problems they may have to face. Mike grew up in Duplin County, North Carolina with his farming and small-business family. He earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received his Juris Doctor from Campbell University School of Law and came to CR Legal Team in 2003.
Mike and his wife Heidi have two children, and he enjoys spending time with his family, working in his yard and on his farm, and volunteering at his church. He is passionate about his faith, his family, and his community and does all he can to foster the faith of others. He believes in community and feels we all are stronger working together with each person pulling part of the load.
As a Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation, Mike’s bar memberships and admissions include the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, the Guilford County Bar Association, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice – Workers’ Compensation Section, and Admission to the United States District Courts – Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina. Mike is a former North Carolina Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Board Member, and he was elected by his peers for inclusion in the 2012 Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, which recognizes attorneys under 40 who excel in their respective areas of practice. He is also the author of The Workers’ Compensation Playbook, An Employee’s Guide to Understanding Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina.
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A.
- Campbell University School of Law, Juris Doctorate
- North Carolina - 2003
- All North Carolina State Courts
- U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina
- Super Lawyers Rising Star - 2012
- Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation by the North Carolina State Bar - 2013
- North Carolina State Bar
- North Carolina Bar Association – Former Workers’ Compensation Board Member
- North Carolina Advocates for Justice – Workers’ Compensation Section Member
- American Bar Association
- 18th Judicial District – North Carolina