Ada Brown is a Justice on Texas’ Fifth Court of Appeals. Before joining the appellate court in 2013, Justice Brown practiced at McKool Smith in Dallas, Texas, where her practice focused on commercial litigation and patent infringement matters.
She also served as a judge on the Dallas County Criminal Court and as a prosecutor in the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office. Justice Brown has served as Commissioner for the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education and as Commissioner for the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Justice Brown received her J.D. from Emory University School of Law and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Spelman College.more » « less