Earnest E. Brown Jr.
Cross, Kearney & McKissic
Earnest E. Brown Jr.With the exception of the race for student council president he lost in junior high school, Earnest E. Brown Jr. has found himself in every leadership position he has been willing to take on.
“I think the Lord has blessed me with certain leadership ability and skills,” Brown said, “and I just want to make my community, state [and] nation a better place.”
After graduating from law school at the University of Arkansas, Brown, 30, went from being the juvenile prosecutor for Jefferson and Lincoln counties into private practice.
While practicing law, Brown led many in political and social causes.
He is president of the Pine Bluff Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Under his leadership, the branch won the NAACP’s prestigious Thalheimer Award. He also serves on board of directors for Leadership Pine Bluff and is secretary of the Democratic Party of Arkansas.
In 2000, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff chancellor named Brown one of the top young leaders in Jefferson County. He also was the W. Harold Flowers Law Society Young Lawyer of 1999.
“I plan on running for elected office one day,” he said. “I hope that if I’m not successful I still will continue to work.”
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