J. Lee Brown

Trust & Estate Planning


  • (501) 370-1541
  • brown@fridayfirm.com
  • (501) 244-5318


J. Lee Brown concentrates his practice on estate planning, tax, corporate, real estate and nonprofit matters. He serves private clients in the areas of estate planning, wills and trusts, probate and small business planning. He counsels corporate and business clients regarding tax planning, corporate and entity formation, and tax-exempt organizations and related matters. 

Lee has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Trusts and Estates and for Tax Law for more than 10 years. 


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  • New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1986
  • University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1985; Arkansas Law Review, 1985
  • Tulane University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1982


  • Adjunct Faculty, Estate Planning, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Bowen School of Law, since 1996
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow
  • AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Trusts and Estates and Tax Law for more than 10 years
  • Ranked in Chambers High Net Worth, Private Wealth Law, Arkansas
  • Selected by attorney peers for inclusion in Mid-South Super Lawyers since 2007

Associations & Memberships

  • Arkansas Bar Association, Probate and Trust Section
  • Arkansas Bar Association, Taxation Section
  • Pulaski County Bar Association
  • Arkansas Repertory Theatre's Leadership Council


  • Arkansas, 1985

Additional Links:

2017 Chambers HNW

2018 Best Lawyers

2017 The Best Lawyers

2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers