EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND:

2012 - present: Faculty; Paralegal Program; Milwaukee Area Technical College.

1997 - present: Attorney; Law Offices of Patricia A. Brown; civil litigation, contract preparation and disputes, business acquisition and organization, small business issues, commercial and residential real estate transactions and disputes, personal injury, property loss, insurance claims, insurance policy coverage disputes, and family law cases.

1996 - 1997: Law Clerk and Attorney; full-time; Fraker & Kaplan, S.C.; family law, civil litigation, and personal injury cases. Temporary law clerk position pending admission to the Wisconsin Bar; resigned my attorney position to start my own practice.

1989 - 1993: Litigation Paralegal; full-time; Jacquart & Lowe, S.C., f/k/a Resnick, Jacquart & Hart; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; provided assistance with all civil litigation, including personal injury, medical negligence, and products liability cases from initial client interview through trial, including second chair at trial on all major cases. Managed case load with values ranging from $1,000 to $10,000,000. Resigned my position to attend law school.

1988 - 1989: Legal Secretary; full-time; Becker and Phillips, Brookfield, Wisconsin. Resigned my position for a paralegal position.

 

EDUCATION BACKGROUND:

Juris Doctor Degree; Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, 1996. Law Review, Moot Court, Dean's List, American Jurisprudence Award in Research and Writing, Certificate of Merit Award in Advocacy, Certificate of Merit Award in Lawyering Before Trial, Nominated for Distinguished Student Award.

Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Administration, Cardinal Stritch College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1992. Academic Distinction.

Associate of Science Degree, Paralegal, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1987.

High School Diploma, Homestead High School, Mequon, Wisconsin, 1984.

 

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES /
ADMISSIONS FOR PRACTICE OF LAW:

State of Wisconsin
Federal District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

 

AFFILIATIONS:

2013 - 2015: The Leander J. Foley, Jr. Matrimonial Inns of Court
1997 - present: Wisconsin Bar Association
1997 - 2001: Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers
1997 - 2004: Milwaukee Bar Association
1997 - 2000: Ozaukee Bar Association
1997 - 1998: Association of Women Lawyers
1993 - 1998: American Bar Association

 

ACHIEVEMENTS, VOLUNTEER
& COMMUNITY SERVICE:

2011 – present: Children's Hospital of Wisconsin – Herma Heart Center; founder of Wisconsin Adult Congenital Heart support group for patients and families.

2004 – present: Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Northstar Printing & Graphics; family owned and operated printing and graphic design service to all types of businesses. www.northstarprinting.net

2011, 2012, 2014: American Lung Association; fund raise and participate in the Fight for Air Climb; US Bank Building (94 flights).

2011: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; fund raise and participate in the Scenic Shore 150 Bike Tour.

2009 – 2010: Family Readiness Group, Bravo Troop, 1-105 Cavalry, Wisconsin Army National Guard. Support and volunteer while my husband was deployed and stationed in Baghdad, Iraq.

2003 – 2009: Board of Directors for Alumni Association at Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Chair of Nominations Committee in 2003, 2004, and 2005; Co-Chair of Program Planning and Development Committee starting 2006; Vice President starting 2006, and President in 2007 and 2008.

2005 – 2007: Family Readiness Group, Alpha Company and Bravo Company, 2-128 Infantry, Wisconsin Army National Guard. Support and volunteer while my husband was deployed to Kuwait and Iraq.



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