Charles T. Brown

At Mansour Gavin, we work hard to step back and look at the ‘big picture’ issues facing a client. Collectively and individually, we are committed to guiding our clients to a solution on a timely and efficient route.

Charles Brown is an accomplished estate planning and probate attorney with more than 26 years of experience in probate litigation. He has previously served as Magistrate since 1988, and Chief Magistrate and Probate Court Mediator since 2009 for Cuyahoga County, the largest and most prominent probate court in the state of Ohio.

Mr. Brown has handled thousands of cases involving all aspects of probate litigation, including wealth management and estate planning.

He is a lecturer and continuing legal education (CLE) teacher on a variety of topics involving probate issues and procedures.

In his free time, he enjoys traveling with his wife, Barb, and three children, cooking and a number of outdoor activities, including golf, hiking, fishing, and his dog Riley.

Notable Cases:

Schwartz v. Tedrick, 2016-Ohio-1218

Wendy Jacobson, et al. v. Dolores H. Gross, et al., Court of Appeals of Ohio – 8th Appellate District – Case No. CA-21-110987


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  • J.D., Capital University Law School
  • B.S., John Carroll University


  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in America®
  • Ohio State and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Associations