Pat joined Chuck Bretz & Associates in 2008.  Pat began her legal career in 1987 working as an Associate attorney at the Chicago Law firm of Johnson & Bell, where she concentrated her practice in Medical malpractice and Insurance Defense.  She then spent several years engaged in the general practice of law as a sole practitioner.

At Chuck Bretz & Associates, Pat concentrates in Family Law, including but not limited to: contested divorce, custody matters, post-decree matters, Guardianships and DCFS matters.  Pat also is available to provide legal services in regard to Probate and Real Estate matters.

Pat is a graduate of Illinois State University and The John Marshall Law School.

Pat is an avid Chicago Bears and Bulls fan.  Pat continues to play softball and volleyball.