Patrice S. O’Brien
was appointed as a hearing committee member serving the disciplinary board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Her three-year term is set to begin July 1. 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.
O’Brien practices as a civil trial lawyer 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 Rawle & Henderson’s Philadelphia office.
She received her law degree from Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America.
For 10 years, she was the captain of Rawle & Henderson’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 participated in the review of breast cancer research applications for the U.S. Department of Defense.
O’Brien served a two-year term as co-chair of the medical-legal committee of the state civil litigation section of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
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