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Patrick L. Klida

Attorney

Patrick joined Chapman Law Group in July 2016. Patrick concentrates his practice on the defense of medical professionals in employment, malpractice, Constitutional, and criminal matters. Like many of his colleagues at Chapman Law Group, Patrick comes from a family of medical professionals. Consequently, he recognizes the pivotal societal function medical professionals serve and the unique legal challenges they face.

Patrick has extensive experience representing both medical professionals and corporations in both the law firm and in-house settings. Prior to joining Chapman Law Group, Patrick worked as the General Counsel for a multi-state medical group where he was responsible for handling and overseeing all legal issues related to the group’s employment and business transactions, including the buying and selling of medical practices, entity formation, state and professional compliance, and  insurance matters.

Patrick attained his Juris Doctorate Wayne State University Law School. While there, Patrick served as a research assistant to Dean Jocelyn Benson, where he conducted extensive research pertaining to federal election law, and assisted with the development of working-group papers for the Michigan Center for Election Law. During his summers, Patrick clerked with two prominent metro Detroit area civil litigation firms.

Patrick received his Bachelor of Arts degree from James Madison College at Michigan State University. For his senior thesis, Patrick examined the intersection between Pashtun culture and United States counterterrorism efforts in Pakistan and Afghanistan. During his time at Michigan State University Patrick competed for the University’s nationally top-ranked policy debate team and spent a semester abroad in Ireland.

Today, Patrick spends his free time enjoying Detroit and playing ice hockey on a team comprised of his former law school classmates.

 


Admitted to Practice

  • Michigan, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2016

Legal Education

  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 2014

Education

  • Michigan State University, B.A. Comparative Cultures and Politics, 2010