Lori Patton, Attorney-at-Law
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee, Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator
Lori Patton, Longwood bankruptcy attorney and founder of Law Office of Lori Patton, P.A., began working for bankruptcy and civil litigation firms long before becoming an attorney. Since becoming an attorney in 1999, she has continued gaining experience in those same areas of law, including serving one year as a staff attorney for a Family Court Judge in Louisville, Kentucky, several years as an attorney representing the Florida Department of Revenue, Child Support Enforcement, and in her own firm since 2003.
Ms. Patton is a member in good standing of both the Florida and Kentucky State Bar Associations since admission to both 1999, and Federal Court, Western District of Kentucky, and Middle District of Florida. She also is a member of the Seminole County Bar Association, Past Bankruptcy Section Chair for the Orange County Bar Association, as well as the Central Florida Bankruptcy Lawyers Association (Past member of Board of Directors and Secretary), National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT) and Seminole County’s Voile A. Williams, Jr. Inn of Court.
Since 2010, she has served as a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee in the Orlando Division of the Middle District of Florida.
Ms. Patton believes the citizens of Central Florida deserve access to qualified, knowledgeable and competent legal professionals when facing potentially life-altering legal challenges. It is her goal to lead by example in upholding the standards and expectations of the legal profession. She accomplishes this goal by providing mentorship and making herself available to other bankruptcy attorneys in the Middle District of Florida. Ms. Patton has presented on Bankruptcy Law and Bankruptcy Law as it impacts Family Law at various CLE’s over the years.
As a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, Ms. Patton enjoys working with parties and their counsel to develop creative, non-adversarial solutions to help resolve conflicts that are keeping them from moving forward. She’s been so inspired by her experience as a family mediator she recently has become qualified as a parenting coordinator in the 18th and 9th Judicial Circuits of Florida.
Ms. Patton is a graduate of the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville (1998) , and she also received her A.A. and B.A. from the University of Louisville. Today, she lives in Longwood, Florida, with her husband and son.