Mr. Brown worked in Washington D.C. as a congressional aide under former U.S. Senators Conrad Burns (MT) and Chuck Hagel (NE), and then for Representative Judy Biggert (IL) prior to pursuing a career in the legal field. Choosing to further his legal education before returning home to Montana, in 2005 Mr. Brown earned a master of laws degree in taxation. Currently Mr. Brown owns his own law firm, the James Brown Law Office in Helena, Montana. Mr. Brown draws from his extensive legal and legislative experiences when directing associations such as MIB and Montana Wool Growers, where he provides solid business leadership while helping to advance their interests in Congress and at the State Legislature.
A native of Dillon, Montana, and a graduate of Beaverhead County High School, Mr. Brown has worked in the hay fields and in the halls of Congress. He has interests in politics and international travel. He also enjoys back country hiking and fishing, reading U.S. and Roman history, and rooting for the Washington Redskins and the Seattle Mariners.