After receiving his Bachelor of Arts (Geography) from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1995, Patrick worked with Lexmark Canada in Atlantic Canada before returning to Ontario to attend law school at the University of Western Ontario, graduating with his LL.B. in 1999. After articling with McCarthy Tétrault in London, Ontario, he was called to the Ontario bar in 2001 and joined the real estate department of McCarthy Tétrault in Toronto, Ontario where his practice areas included institutional lending, construction financing, corporate finance, acquisitions and dispositions, commercial mortgage securitization, project development and commercial/retail leasing.
In 2006, he was recruited to join Chicago Title Insurance Company in Canada as a commercial underwriter. His business sense was quickly recognized and by 2008, he was responsible for Chicago Title’s business in Canada, which included underwriting, regulatory, sales and operational oversight. In 2011, Patrick moved within the Fidelity National Financial family and joined FNF Canada Company to oversee the company’s national document processing operation, where he continued to demonstrate his practical, solutions oriented approach to customer service. In November, 2015 he launched the next stage of his career by opening True Path Law Firm.