Patricia was born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario. Patricia graduated from The University of Toronto with a double major in Criminology and Political Science and a minor in Philosophy with distinction. In 2005, Patricia graduated from the University of Windsor with a law degree. During her time at the University of Windsor, Patricia actively volunteered with the University of Windsor Legal Aid Clinic.

Patricia was called to the bar in 2006. Patricia is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Advocates' Society and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.

Patricia has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario including the Court of Appeal. Patricia has successfully represented clients in mediation and arbitration proceedings.