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|Patrick was born in Tarzana, California. Patrick grew up in Santa Clarita. In high school he
moved to Tehachapi. After his graduation from Tehachapi High School, Patrick earned his B.A. in
Political Science from UCLA. Patrick enjoyed his last quarter of college in Washington DC where he
studied at the UCLA Center for American Politics and Public Policy and interned for the Chairman of
the House Ways and Means Committee.
Patrick studied law at Boston University School of Law. While at BU, Patrick participated in the
Litigation Clinic and Legislative Internship Clinic in which he interned for the Massachusetts
Senate Minority Leader.
Patrick obtained his Juris Doctorate from BU. Patrick is admitted to the State Bar of California,
and the Eastern and Central Districts of California. Patrick was an associate attorney at Clifford
& Brown and then practiced in Washington DC. Upon returning home to Kern County, he focused his
attorney work exclusively on DUI defense.
Patrick also leverages his developed skills to effectively negotiate for his clients and frame
complex legal issues at the appellate level. He is part of the team that handled and successfully
argued Department of Motor Vehicles v. Najera (5th Dist. Court of Appeal) and Department of Motor
Vehicles v. Bouton (5th Dist. Court of Appeal) which are the first California appellate cases to
address the issue of substantial evidence rebutting the presumption that reported blood test
He practices law to promote justice for our community. We all know that an arrest can happen to
anyone; it takes just one momentary lapse in good judgment or bad luck. Patrick is blessed with
opportunity to help good people turn around bad situations one step at a time.
Patrick takes great pride in leading the Bakersfield DUI Attorneys because we make a difference in
people’s lives. Every day Patrick helps people to stand up, dust off and move forward—stronger,
wiser, more focused and with greater appreciation for personal freedom. If Patrick can reduce the
fear factor and empower folks to use a difficult situation as a fulcrum for positive growth and
change, he has accomplished his mission.
Located: 3200 21st Street Suite #103, Bakersfield, CA 93301. Call:(661) 215-5660.