Pat has twenty years of experience in litigation.
In the insurance field she acts as defence, coverage, and subrogation counsel in relation to products liability, professional liability, directors and officers, commercial general liability, business, homeowners, tenants, and motor vehicle policies of insurance.
In the construction field, she acts for general contractors, subcontractors, owners and consultants.
She advises institutions, corporations, and individuals when they experience problems with their business and employment relationships. She can also help to resolve your estate and property disputes effectively and efficiently.
She uses her twenty years of litigation experience to counsel family law clients about the legal issues arising from separation and divorce and to ensure that those issues are resolved in the most amicable and efficient manner possible. She is trained in collaborative family law, and is a member of Ottawa’s collaborative family law bar.
Pat is co-chair of the Ottawa Ontario Bar Association Mentorship Program, and an active mentor to newer lawyers. She volunteers with Law Help Ontario.
Pat was called to the Ontario Bar in 1997, after receiving her law degree from the University of Toronto in 1995 and an arts degree from the University of Waterloo in 1992. Pat practiced in Ottawa at both local and national law firms before she co-founded Carroll Simpson LLP with Norm Carroll.
Pat is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, The Advocate’s Society, the County of Carleton Law Association, the Canadian Defence Lawyers, The Canadian Bar Association, the Ottawa Construction Association and an associate member of the Ottawa Valley Adjusters Association.« Back to Our Professionals