Deanna M. Brown received her Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Riverside. She then attended California Southern Law School where she received her J.D. Ms. Brown was admitted to the California Bar in 1993. Ms. Brown is also licensed to practice before the United States District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Prior to joining Davis-Grass in 2019, Ms. Brown worked as an associate with the law firm Patterson, Ritner, Lockwood & Gartner, and later as a partner with Ritner & Brown where she gained trial and full file handling experience in the area of medical malpractice and medical board defense. Previous experience also includes working as a senior litigation associate at Homan & Stone where she focused her practice in a broad range of personal injury and employment matters including large and small loss motor vehicle, food safety, and commercial slip and fall defense litigation. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Brown worked as a vocational rehabilitation counselor.

Ms. Brown’s passion outside the law is her family and community service. She has served several terms as chair and vice-chair of the City of Riverside’s Human Resource Board, and has served on various board positions for the Riverside National Charity League. She is an active volunteer for the City of Riverside’s Fox Theatre Foundation.