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Ronald Benton Brown

Ronald Brown
Professor of Law
(954) 262-6165


  • J.D., University of Connecticut, 1973
  • LL.M., Freedman Fellow in Legal Education, Temple University, 1976

Professor Brown has been teaching full-time at the College of Law since 1976 and has been a tenured full professor since 1981. He regularly teaches Property, Real Estate Transactions Law, Contracts, and Legislation (focusing on statutory interpretation).  He has also taught Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Land Use Planning, and the Uniform Commercial Code courses (Sales, Secured Transactions, and Negotiable Instruments).  His activities have included founding the College of Law’s chapter of Toastmasters (for which he is still the advisor) and its Moot Court organization (for which he served as advisor until 2016).  He is on the editorial board of the Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) and for years he was a regular contributor to Keeping Current-Property in PROBATE & PROPERTY magazine which is published by the ABA Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law.  On occasion, he has served as an arbitrator, legal consultant, expert witness, and special master.

Areas of Interest

  • Real Estate
  • Statutory Interpretation
  • Contracts (including the UCC)

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