About Pat


Newport High School 1969

University of Washington BA History 1974

Gonzaga University School of Law  JD cum laude 1980 (Editor-in Chief  15 Gonzaga Law Review)

Jerry Spence Trial Lawyers College (July 2012 undergraduate and August 2016 graduate II)

Law Clerk to James A. von der Heydt, Chief Judge, United States Federal District Court for the District of Alaska 1980-1982

Associate Attorney- Livengood, Silvernale, Carter & Tjossem  (Kirkland Washington) 1982-1985

Partner- Trudell & Bowen  (Kirkland, Washington) 1986-2001

Partner- Trudell, Bowen & Lingenbrink (Kirkland, Washington) 2001-2007

Partner- Kornfeld, Trudell, Bowen & Lingenbrink (Kirkland, Washington)  2007- present



Comment, Deadman’s Statute in Washington, 15 Gonzaga Law Review 501 (1980)

Article, Federal Practice in Alaska, Local Rules and Related Matters, 11 UCLA- Alaska Law Review 1 (1981)

Member- Gonzaga  University Board of Advisors (1993-2006)

Continuing Legal Education Speaker on Personal Injury Practice  2002-present

Charter President Rotary Club of Kirkland Downtown (2006-2007)

Past Board Member of Kirkland American Little League (1992-2002)

Past Board Member of Kirkland Arts Center (2008-2011)

Zen Lawyer Seattle Legal Blog (2010 – Present)

2016 WDTL Outstanding Plaintiff Trial Lawyer


Member- Washington State Bar Association (1980-present)

Member- Alaska State Bar Association (1981-present-inactive status)

Admitted to Practice Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (1982)

Admitted to Practice United States Federal District Court Western Washington (1985)

Charter Member King County Superior Court Divorce Mediation Panel (1988-present)

Member King County Superior Court Arbitration Panel (1995-present)

Member American Association For Justice

Eagle Member Washington State Association For Justice (Ten Year Eagle)



Family (wife, three children, two granddaughters), Golf, Biking, Hiking, Tai Chi, Reading & Travel