Sacramento Superior Court Judge David I. Brown was appointed to the Sacramento County bench by then-Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2008. Prior to that, he was a founding partner at the Law Offices of Bailey & Brown where he worked from 1978 until his judicial appointment. In addition to his litigation practice, he has worked as an arbitrator and mediator, and also served as a judge pro tem in Sacramento, Yolo, and El Dorado county superior courts.
November 2012, Judge Brown was honored as the Capital City Trial Lawyers Judge of the Year for 2012, and recently was named as the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) 2013 Judge of the Year.