Attorney Advisor, AEquitas
As an Attorney Advisor for AEquitas, Patricia presents on trial strategy, legal analysis and policy, and ethical issues related to the prosecution of intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking. She also conducts research; develops training materials, resources, and publications; and provides case consultation and technical assistance for prosecutors and allied professionals. Prior to working with AEquitas, Patti served as a Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney and Supervising Attorney for the Sexual Assault-Domestic Violence Unit in Yakima County, Washington. During twenty-seven years as a trial attorney, Patti focused primarily on sexual assault, domestic violence and child and adult homicides, including complex litigation of high profile and cold cases with frequent use of expert testimony.