Rawle & Henderson LLP participates in Support Center for Child Advocates’ 2019 Toy Drive

Published on November 19, 2020

Rawle & Henderson LLP participated in the Philadelphia Support Center for Child Advocates’ Holiday Toy Drive in December 2019. Patrice S. O’Brien coordinated the collection of gifts for the firm. In addition, Patrice and Brett A. Wolfson were volunteer drivers and helped deliver toys and gifts to local children in North Philadelphia, Kensington and Southwest Philadelphia. Last year’s campaign delivered toys and gifts to nearly 1,500 children. Rawle & Henderson has provided pro bono representation for the Support Center since the program’s inception in 1977 as an advocate for victims of child abuse and neglect in and around Philadelphia. Brett Wolfson has represented clients pro bono for the Support Center since 2010 and is Chair of Rawle & Henderson’s Child Advocacy Practice Group. Patrice O’Brien is a member of the Child Advocacy Practice Group. Patrice S. O’Brien 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 our Philadelphia office. Patrice 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, she 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. She is currently serving a three-year term as a Hearing Committee Member serving the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Patrice can be reached directly at (215) 575-4222 • pobrien@rawle.com Brett A. Wolfson is a partner in our Philadelphia office. He focuses his practice on catastrophic injury and/or death cases involving products, construction/industrial/workplace, commercial motor vehicle, medical professional and premises liability.  He serves as a Judge Pro Tem for the Dispute Resolution Center of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. He earned his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law and his B.A. in Philosophy from West Chester University.  He has also served under two Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judges, as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph D. O’Keefe while he was Supervising Judge of the Complex Litigation Center and the Honorable Sandra Mazer Moss as a Team Leader for a major jury program. Brett can be reached directly at (215) 575-4255 • bwolfson@rawle.com
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