Patrick has been living in San Diego since 1983 and graduated with honors from the University of San Diego in 1989 with a degree in business administration. Patrick continued on at the University of San Diego School of Law, receiving his Juris Doctor in 1992. Patrick also completed the Institute on International and Comparative Law in London, England in 1991. Patrick has been in private practice since 1994, having worked at large firms before starting his own practice in 2002. Patrick has been certified as a specialist in Family Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization since 2001. Patrick also handles select civil litigation matters having tried several cases in front of a jury and countless cases before a judge.
Patrick is a member of the State Bar of California, the United States Federal District Court, Southern District and the San Diego County Bar Association, Family Law division.
Patrick is married with two beautiful children.