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Why Brown Law?

At Brown Law, we believe clients deserve the best of both worlds. While big law firms may have the experience and expertise to help you with your legal needs, they are impersonal, inflexible, and expensive. Small law firms can be more responsive and affordable, but often lack the elite skills your legal problems require.

We combine the experience and expertise of a large law firm with the personal service and value of a small firm. All our attorneys spent years working in large law firms and we can help you navigate and solve even the most complex of legal problems. At the same time, we have an unwavering commitment to providing you with the individualized attention and value that you deserve. We get to know you and your concerns in a relaxed, welcoming environment and then tailor an appropriate legal solution to meet your specific needs.

Expert legal counsel and authentic personal service all at a great value, just as it should be.


Family Law

Family Law

We can help you confidently navigate family law issues and the emotions that come with them.
  • Divorce and Mediation
  • Property Division
  • Paternity
  • Marriage and Relationship Planning
  • Custody and Parenting Time
  • Child and Spousal Support
Estate Planning

Estate Planning

Brown Law can help you efficiently and painlessly create and implement a comprehensive estate plan that prioritizes your values and protects your assets.
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Financial Power of Attorney
  • Medical Power of Attorney
  • Asset Protection
  • Tax Planning
  • Charitable Planning
  • Trust and Estate Administration
  • Independent Trustee Services
Elder Law & Medicaid Planing

Elder Law & Medicaid Planning

Brown Law can assist you with your elder law planning needs, which include helping you obtain Medicaid benefits for long term care.
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Asset Protection
  • Diminished Capacity Planning
  • Medicaid Applications
  • Guardianships and Conservatorships
Business Services and Counseling

Business Services and Counseling

At every step of the way, we can leverage our legal expertise to help you make your business successful.
  • Business Formation
  • Business Succession
  • Contract Review and Drafting
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Employment Agreements
  • Noncompetition Agreements
  • Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation

Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation

We can help you defend your rights and maximize your recovery in court and through arbitration and mediation.
  • Business Disputes
  • Investment Recovery
  • Securities Arbitrations
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Fiduciary Duty Concerns
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Who We Are

Chris Brown

Estate Planning & Business Attorney, Founding Member

Chris provides a full range of estate planning, elder law planning and business law services to his clients with a unique focus on asset protection and tax planning. Your peace of mind is important, so Chris communicates in a manner that is genuine, relatable and focused on making the process and the documents understandable and less overwhelming. After more than a decade of working for big firms, he launched Brown Law so that he could deliver the expertise he gained in a professional yet relaxed environment with small-firm pricing and service in mind. 

Estate Planning | Elder Law & Medicaid Planning | Business Services & Counseling


  • M.S.T., Grand Valley State University, 2012
  • J.D., Michigan State University, 1999, summa cum laude

Jennifer Van Horn-Pfeiffelmann

Family Law Attorney & Mediator, Member

Jennifer has 25 years of litigation and trial experience with an emphasis on family law matters including divorce, custody, parenting time and support issues.  She serves as a court approved domestic relations mediator in many counties throughout West Michigan. Jennifer has substantial experience helping clients reach collaborative resolutions to their family law issues, which is always preferred. When a collaborative resolution is not an option, Jennifer will fight aggressively for you and your family in court. She will serve you well as your advocate and advisor in difficult situations.

Family Law | Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation


  • J.D., Wayne State University, 1995, cum laude
  • B.A., Michigan State University, 1992

Brian Andrew

Commercial Litigation Attorney, Member

Brian has been crafting legal solutions to address the needs of his business clients for more than two decades. He has substantial experience creating the contracts and other documents necessary to help you form and maintain successful relationships with your employees, suppliers, customers, and even competitors. Sometimes, however, those relationships break down.  Should that happen, Brian is a seasoned commercial litigator with a proven track record of obtaining successful results for his clients in court. By taking the time to know you and your business, Brian can help with all your legal needs.

Business Services & Counseling | Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation


  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 1998, cum laude
  • B.A, Hope College, 1990, magna cum laude
Nancy Bush

Nancy Bush

Paralegal & Executive Administrative Assistant
Jordan Stevens

Jordan Stevens

Administrative Assistant


2325 Belmont Center Dr NE, Suite C
Belmont, MI 49306
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am – 5pm
P: 616-433-8555
F: 616-433-8556

South Haven

401 Center St, Suite A
South Haven, MI 49090
Call to schedule an appointment
P: 616-433-8555
F: 616-433-8556

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