After graduating with honors from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, Sarah Z. Brown was licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas in 1991. She also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University in 1973, and a Master of Science degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 1975. At Miley & Brown, Ms. Brown has handled a wide range of affirmative immigration cases since 1991.

Ms. Brown earned Board Certification in 1996 in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. In addition, she has been admitted to Federal Court practice in both the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (and its Texas Chapter and its Latin American and Caribbean Chapter). Ms. Brown served as Chair of the CIS Dallas District Office Liaison for several years and previously as Chair of the Texas Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association after having served as Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-Chair. Additionally, she has listed many times in The Best Lawyers in America and in Texas Monthly as a “Texas Super Lawyer”.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1991

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Immigration and Nationality law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Immigration and Nationality Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1996

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1992


  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma
    • J.D. – May, 1991 – with Honors
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    • M.S. – May, 1975
    • Major: Speech-Language Pathology
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.A. – May, 1973
    • Major: Speech-Language Pathology


  • Speaker at many AILA Conferences, AILA

Past Employment Positions

  • Various Public School Systems, Speech-Language Pathologist, 1975 – 1987
  • Attorney with Miley & Brown PC from 12/1/91 to current date