Patrice S. O’Brien
has been appointed as a Hearing Committee Member
serving the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
. Her three-year term begins July 1, 2019. Hearing Committee Members serve as volunteers to conduct hearings and act as a formal reviewing body to determine if a case can move forward in pursuit of a particular course of discipline.
Patrice has practiced as a civil trial lawyer for over 30 years in the areas of medical malpractice, products liability, catastrophic loss and premises liability in the Mid-Atlantic region. She is Of Counsel to the Firm in the Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson LLP. She received her undergraduate degree from Delaware Valley College, magna cum laude
, in 1983, and law degree from Columbus School of Law at Catholic University in 1986.
For 10 years, Patrice was the captain of Rawle & Henderson LLP’s race team for the annual Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure, helping to raise funds to find a cure for breast cancer. For the last three years, she has participated in the review of breast cancer research applications for the U.S. Department of Defense.
Patrice served a two-year term as co-chair of the Medical–Legal Committee of the State Civil Litigation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
Patrice can be reached directly at: (215) 575-4222 • email@example.com