Areas Of Practice

Business Law

If you are starting or growing a business, you likely have questions.  Patrick has advised numerous clients on issues ranging from incorporation to employment contracts to lease and purchase agreements, UFOCs, real estate issues, intellectual property, NDAs, covenants not to compete, dissolution of the entity, buying and selling of assets, compliance, licensing and due diligence, etc.  Let Patrick help your business to succeed.

Criminal Law

As a former Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, and over 20 years trial experience, Patrick is well-prepared to represent you if you are ever accused of a crime.  Successfully defending everything from misdemeanors such as shoplifting and DWI up to the most serious felonies, Patrick’s knowledge of the ins and outs of the system can often help you when you need it most.  Patrick is also a firm believer in second chances, and is therefore a strong advocate for Drug Court, expungement and working with resources outside of the court room whenever possible to help facilitate resolution.

Family Law

A divorced father of three, Patrick understands the complexities of the modern family, and has a ton of experience litigating tough cases that often cross state lines, blood lines, and may involve outside agencies, such as DHS or OCSE.  If you are going through a divorce, or having custody and/or child support problems, or if you have paternity issues, need advice on adoptions or guardianship information, etc., Patrick can help.