Frank J. Brown, JD, LLM. - Watson Brown
Graduating with a Business Degree from Arizona State University, Brown went on to earn his law degree from the University of Arkansas. Brown continued his legal and business education by earning his Master of Laws in taxation from Southern Methodist University School of Law.
Brown began his professional accounting career in the tax department at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Company, one of the big eight international accounting firms. He received a broad exposure to tax, accounting and business matters while at Peat.
Brown went into the private practice of law as a tax attorney where he handled his first dental practice transition in 1990. After several years in the private practice of law, Brown ventured out into the private business sector. He was involved in the transportation, insurance, finance and medical supply distribution industries. Active in these industries, Brown held positions as the Past Chairman of the premium finance division of the American Financial Services Association, Past President and Director of the Insurance Premium Finance Association of Texas, Past Chairman and Director of the Texas Motor Transportation Association Allied division, Past Director in the J. Rueben Clark Law Society Dallas/Fort Worth chapter and of the B.Y.U. Management Society Dallas/Fort Worth chapter. Brown is a licensed attorney in the States of Texas and Arizona.
Brown is the past president of ADS, a national organization of 25 brokers across the country. ADS generated in excess of two hundred million dollars of dental practice sales this last year. Brown is a frequent lecturer at dental conferences, national seminars, and dental schools. He has published articles for the Texas Dental Association’s Texas Journal, Dental Economics, Houston dental Journal, and is a contributing author in the newly released dental practice transition book “The Affluent Dentist.”
Brown has worked extensively with local troops of the Boy Scouts of America in positions as Scoutmaster, Troop Committee Chairman and fundraising chairman for high adventure activities. Brown has enjoyed taking scouts to Philmont Scout Ranch, is an Eagle Scout and has two sons who are Eagle Scouts.
Brown enjoys family outings with his wife Jennifer and their five children. He plays squash and fits in an occasional round of golf. One of his real treats is to get out and wet a line fly fishing.