M. Kimberly Brown

M. Kimberly Brown is a Senior Attorney at the National District Attorneys Association’s National Traffic Law Center in Arlington, Virginia. She serves as presenter and faculty at state, regional, and national conferences and training courses pertaining to impaired driving and other traffic safety issues. She also participates in the development of and updates to trial advocacy curriculum as well as the creation of new written resource materials for prosecutors and law enforcement.

Prior to her employment at NDAA/NTLC, she served as the Chief of the Criminal Section at the District of Columbia’s Office of the Attorney General (DC OAG). The DC OAG’s Criminal Section maintains responsibility for the prosecution of all adult traffic misdemeanor offenses and the majority of quality of life offenses. While Chief, she was uniquely positioned to help lead the District’s response to numerous impaired driving issues including problems related to miscalibration of breath test equipment, failures to follow scientific procedure and protocol, and new impaired driving legislation. As a result of these issues, she also helped develop an entirely new breath testing program for the District. She also collaborated with both local and national law enforcement agencies and prosecutors to address high level issues relating to prosecution within the District’s multi-jurisdictional criminal justice system. Other previous legal experience includes work at the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office in Pontiac, Michigan; the Michigan Attorney General’s High-Tech Crime Unit in Livonia, Michigan; civil litigation work at Covington & Burling in Washington, DC; and criminal defense work in Michigan and Washington, DC.