Associate joins staff at law firm

Paul Smith has joined the Law Office of Brown & Brown in Grand Junction as an associate attorney.

Smith brings to his new position experience with firms in Chicago, New Mexico and Grand Junction. His practice will focus on elder law, estate planing and administration, long-term care planning and special needs planning as well as estate and probate litigation. Smith belongs to the Mesa County and Colorado bar associations.

A family run law firm, Brown & Brown focuses on elder law and estate planning. Smith joins attorneys Baird Brown, Clara Brown Shaffer and Jamie Roth and a support staff of five. The firm operates offices in Grand Junction and Glenwood Springs. For more information, call 243-8250 or visit