Alvin K. Brown,  Esq. LL.M, CFE, CCEP, CIPP/US

Alternative Dispute Resolution | Legal & Risk Mitigation

Alvin Brown

Alvin is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator, Florida Qualified Arbitrator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Arbitrator, and Attorney with over 20 years of Department of Defense (DoD), Intelligence Community (IC), and private sector experience working on National Security, Cybersecurity, Data Protection, and Privacy matters. During his career, Alvin served in senior-level operations, management, compliance, policy, and legal positions at the Central Intelligence Agency, Defense Intelligence Agency, Office of Naval Intelligence, U.S Special Operations Command, U.S. Central Command, and U.S. Special Operations Command Central. 

As an Attorney in the government and private sector, Alvin has conducted security and privacy legal reviews of emerging technologies, provided legal oversight of security and insider threat programs, reviewed contracts for compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and lead internal investigations concerning discrimination complaints, violation of organization policies, misuse of government funds, and security violations. Alvin combines his knowledge of law, ethics, and investigations to provide comprehensive legal counseling, independent investigation, and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services to attorneys and companies, as well as government organizations at the local, state, and federal levels.

Alvin has the following industry-recognized education and certifications:


Master of Law, International Law and Business, Stetson University College of Law, 2004

Juris Doctorate, Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport,1997

Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Social Science, University of South Florida, 1995


Florida Bar

Federal Court, Middle District of Florida


Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator

Florida Qualified Arbitrator

Certified Fraud Examiner, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

Certified EEO Investigator, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US)

Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP)



Florida Bar, Member

St. Petersburg Bar Association, Member

Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member

Clearwater Bar Association, Member

Manatee County Bar Association, Member

Association of Inspector Generals, Member

Academy of Court-Appointed Neutrals

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Member

International Association of Certified Financial Crimes Investigator, Member

ASIS International, Member

International Association of Privacy Professionals, Member

Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics

Society of Human Resource Management, Member


Twelfth Circuit Florida Judicial Nominating Commission, Chair

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