Patrick joined the staff of CCJ in January 2012 as Executive Director. In this role, he is responsible for managing all of CCJ’s operations and development. Prior to joining the staff, he was a member of the Board of Directors. Patrick worked previously as the Legal Director for Three Rivers Waterkeeper, an organization dedicated to improving the region’s water quality. Patrick co-founded Three Rivers Waterkeeper with a fellow Pitt Law graduate in 2009.
Patrick graduated with a BS in Political Science from Santa Clara University in 2005 and with a JD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2009. Patrick graduated from Pitt with a certificate from the Environmental Law, Science and Policy program and during law school worked in the Environmental Law Clinic
He lives in the South Hills with his wife, Olivia, their two young kids and dog, Boone. Patrick enjoys playing basketball, competing in triathlons and running races and loves hiking, camping and the Chicago Bears.