PATRICK A. PALACE is the owner of Palace Law, a firm of workers' compensation and personal injury attorneys. Patrick was the President of the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) 2013-2014. He is a member of the National Conference of Bar Presidents (2014-present) that prepares and trains Bar leadership nationwide. Currently serving on the NCBP Executive Counsel. He is currently the co-chair of the 21st Century Lawyer NCBP committee. He chaired the WSBA Future of the Profession Committee 2013-2015. Additionally, he served on the WSBA Board of Governors from 2008 – 2011, the Washington Association of Justice Board of Governors for 9 years and was WSBA Treasurer 2010-2011.
In 2016, Palace Law was recognized by the Law 500 as one of the top 100 firms nationwide for its growth and innovation. Patrick was the first recipient of the “Service to the Legal Profession Award”, and has been chosen by the “National Trial Lawyers” as one of the Nation’s Top 100 trial lawyers. He was also named as one of the “Top Attorneys in Washington.”
Patrick produced and moderated two television programs: “The Peoples Law School" and "LawTalk". These programs provide consumers with information about our legal system and their rights and remedies. Thirty-three programs were produced.
Patrick is a dedicated practitioner of yoga. He has a daily meditation practice, writes about meditation and speaks nationally of the topics of mindfulness and the future of the legal profession.
Most recently, Patrick opened a winery, Sunken Cellars, whose 2016 vintage includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Albariño and an Italian red blend (“Tesoro Rosso).(SunkenCellars.com)
Patrick is also a proud father who has a tendency to listen to his music (while drinking wine, and sometimes practicing yoga) louder than his non-rocker children would like.