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Wendy L. Patrick is a career trial attorney, recognized by her peers as one of the Top Ten criminal attorneys in San Diego by the San Diego Daily Transcript, and named the Public Lawyer of the Year by the California State Bar Public Law Section. Dr. Patrick has completed over 160 trials ranging from hate crimes, to domestic violence, to first-degree murder.

In her current assignment in the Special Operations Division she handles cases involving sensitive issues including threat assessment. She is President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) San Diego Chapter, and an ATAP Certified Threat Manager. In her previous assignment in the Sex Crimes and Human Trafficking Division, Dr. Patrick prosecuted sexually violent predators, human traffickers, stalkers, rapists, and child molesters. She has served as Co-Chair of the statewide California District Attorneys Association Sexual Violent Predators Committee and Human Trafficking Committee.

Dr. Patrick speaks to community groups, law enforcement organizations, and a wide variety of legal and educational institutions both nationally and internationally about threat assessment, cutting edge investigation and use of social media, the methodology of sexual predators and stalkers, and how to increase public awareness and protect the community. Her PhD thesis focused on the psychology of attraction as used by criminals and manipulators in society, and how to spot the red flags. She is an Institute of Criminal Investigation certified instructor for law enforcement, and an Association of Threat Assessment Professionals Certified Threat Manager.

In the legal realm, Dr. Patrick has been teaching ethics, trial skills, substance abuse, competence, elimination of bias, civility, and other subjects around the country on a regular basis for nearly twenty years to a variety of legal and business organizations. She has served as an instructor for national and international audiences through programs like the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and the National College of District Attorneys, as well as for educational institutions, law firms, and other professional groups.

Dr. Patrick has lectured nationally and internationally on the topics of sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking. She has taught human trafficking within the United States, as well as in Hong Kong, South Korea, and South Africa. She frequently teaches sexual assault prevention for the Army, having presented programs domestically as well as in Bavaria and Wiesbaden, Germany.

In a different genre of teaching, Dr. Patrick presents motivational seminars, keynote speeches, and workshops on topics related to social media, reading people, persuasion, and impression management. She is a frequent conference-opening speaker around the country on the subjects of “Reading People,” “The Psychology of Attraction,” “Reading Red Flags,” “The Dark Side of Social Media,” “Effective Communication with Difficult People,” and related subjects.

Dr. Patrick is a media commentator with over 3,000 media appearances. She has appeared multiple times on CNN, Fox News Channel, and Fox Business Network, as well as a variety of other national and international programs. She does a biweekly radio tour for Fox News Radio called Weekly Legal, has a weekly slot on Fox 5 San Diego called Inside the Law, is a weekly guest on Crime Stories with Nancy Grace, appears regularly as a behavioral analyst on Australia´s Seven Network, and serves as a guest host for KOGO radio San Diego.

In addition to being selected as one of the Top Ten criminal attorneys in San Diego and named the Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year, Dr. Patrick received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the San Diego Deputy District Attorneys Association, recognized by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors by declaring October 8, 2013 to be “Wendy Patrick Day” throughout San Diego County.

Dr. Patrick received the Sexual Assault Response Team Response With a Heart Award, the Service to the San Diego County Bar Association award, the Friend of the Community Award from the Tom Homann Law Association for her work prosecuting hate crimes, and was recognized as one of San Diego Metropolitan Magazine’s 40 under 40 honorees in 2001.

Dr. Patrick received a Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and a Master of Divinity degree summa cum laude from Bethel Seminary San Diego where she was awarded the Excellence in Preaching Award and the Zondervan Biblical Languages Award. She is ordained as a Christian minister through Converge Worldwide (formerly Baptist General Conference). She received her law degree from California Western School of Law, and her Bachelor’s degree in psychology with honors from the University of California Los Angeles.

Her legal education was multi-cultural and included study in Vienna, Austria, Budapest, Hungary, and with a Barrister firm in London, England. Dr. Patrick is admitted to practice law in California, the United States District Court in the Southern District of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Dr. Patrick is published on a regular basis. She is author of Red Flags: How to Spot Frenemies, Underminers, and Ruthless People (St. Martin´s Press, 2015), and co-author of the revised version of the New York Times bestseller Reading People (Random House 2008). She is also author of Using the Psychology of Attraction in Christian Outreach: Lessons from the Dark Side (Peter Lang 2013).

Dr. Patrick was a contributing author to the Encyclopedia of Race and Racism (Macmillan Reference 2007) and Hate Crimes: Causes, Controls, and Controversies (SAGE 2004). She is published frequently in the Los Angeles Daily Journal, has authored several articles for The Practical Litigator (ALI ABA national publication), and wrote a monthly ethics MCLE article for the California Bar Journal for years. Dr. Patrick is also a writer and past editorial Board member for the national American Inns of Court publication The Bencher.

Dr. Patrick has an online column in Psychology Today, a regular column in Law Enforcement Quarterly, is a Huffington Post Contributor, and had her own ethics column in the San Diego Daily Transcript for over a decade. She has been quoted in a variety of sources such as The New York Times, USA Today, US News and World Report, Washington Post, Associated Press, Bloomberg Businessweek, CSNBC, CNN.com, and The Christian Science Monitor.

Dr. Patrick has been a faculty member at San Diego State University for over a decade, where she teaches upper division business ethics in the Management Department of the College of Business Administration, both on campus and abroad—including teaching in Barcelona, Spain, and Prague, Czech Republic.

She is a Lead Instructor for the Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership Program at the University of San Diego Master of Science Program where she teaches Communication for Law Enforcement Leaders.

She is a Professor of Theology, Law, and Culture for Veritas International University, taught American Government and Christianity at Horizon University, and regularly guest lectures at other educational institutions.

Dr. Patrick is a past Chair and Advisor of the California State Bar Ethics Committee (Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct), and past Chair of the San Diego County Bar Association’s (SDCBA) Legal Ethics Committee where she served a six-year term. She is widely published in the field of legal ethics, had her own ethics column in the San Diego Daily Transcript for more than a decade, and teaches ethics nationally on a regular basis.

She has been involved with the San Diego Domestic Violence Council, the San Diego Child Protection Team, and the Sexual Assault Response Team, from whom she received the SART Response with a Heart Award based on her significant contribution to the professional field of sexual assault prosecution. She also lectures frequently on topics involving the safe use of social media, cyber crime, and threat assessment.

Dr. Patrick is past president of the Christian Legal Society Metro New York chapter, president of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals San Diego Chapter, and a Master, Team Leader, Executive Board member, and Programs Chair for the Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court. She is also an elected member of the American Law Institute, and a member of the San Diego District Attorney Inter-Faith Advisory Board.

She is a past Vice President of both the SDCBA and Lawyers Club of San Diego where she also served as Programs Chair, former Advisor to the California State Bar Criminal Law Section Executive Committee, and a past Board member of the California District Attorneys Association, San Diego Crime Victim’s Fund, the Society Club of the American Cancer Society, the County of San Diego Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board, and the San Diego Chapter of the National Speakers Association. Regarding community service, she is a longtime member of the Rotary Club, with perfect attendance.

On a personal note, Dr. Patrick holds a purple belt in Shorin-Ryu karate, is a concert violinist with the La Jolla Symphony, and plays the electric violin professionally with a rock band, performing both locally and in Hollywood.

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Wendy L. Patrick Biography

Wendy L. Patrick is a career trial attorney, recognized by her peers as one of the Top Ten criminal attorneys in San Diego by the San Diego Daily Transcript, and named the Public Lawyer of the Year by the California State Bar Public Law Section. Dr. Patrick has completed over 160 trials ranging from hate crimes, to domestic violence, to first-degree murder.

In her current assignment in the Special Operations Division she handles cases involving sensitive issues including threat assessment. She is President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) San Diego Chapter, and an ATAP Certified Threat Manager. In her previous assignment in the Sex Crimes and Human Trafficking Division, Dr. Patrick prosecuted sexually violent predators, human traffickers, stalkers, rapists, and child molesters. She has served as Co-Chair of the statewide California District Attorneys Association Sexual Violent Predators Committee and Human Trafficking Committee.

Dr. Patrick speaks to community groups, law enforcement organizations, and a wide variety of legal and educational institutions both nationally and internationally about threat assessment, cutting edge investigation and use of social media, the methodology of sexual predators and stalkers, and how to increase public awareness and protect the community. Her PhD thesis focused on the psychology of attraction as used by criminals and manipulators in society, and how to spot the red flags. She is an Institute of Criminal Investigation certified instructor for law enforcement, and an Association of Threat Assessment Professionals Certified Threat Manager.

In the legal realm, Dr. Patrick has been teaching ethics, trial skills, substance abuse, competence, elimination of bias, civility, and other subjects around the country on a regular basis for nearly twenty years to a variety of legal and business organizations. She has served as an instructor for national and international audiences through programs like the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and the National College of District Attorneys, as well as for educational institutions, law firms, and other professional groups.

Dr. Patrick has lectured nationally and internationally on the topics of sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking. She has taught human trafficking within the United States, as well as in Hong Kong, South Korea, and South Africa. She frequently teaches sexual assault prevention for the Army, having presented programs domestically as well as in Bavaria and Wiesbaden, Germany.

In a different genre of teaching, Dr. Patrick presents motivational seminars, keynote speeches, and workshops on topics related to social media, reading people, persuasion, and impression management. She is a frequent conference-opening speaker around the country on the subjects of “Reading People,” “The Psychology of Attraction,” “Reading Red Flags,” “The Dark Side of Social Media,” “Effective Communication with Difficult People,” and related subjects.

Dr. Patrick is a media commentator with over 3,000 media appearances. She has appeared multiple times on CNN, Fox News Channel, and Fox Business Network, as well as a variety of other national and international programs. She does a biweekly radio tour for Fox News Radio called Weekly Legal, has a weekly slot on Fox 5 San Diego called Inside the Law, is a weekly guest on Crime Stories with Nancy Grace, appears regularly as a behavioral analyst on Australia´s Seven Network, and serves as a guest host for KOGO radio San Diego.

In addition to being selected as one of the Top Ten criminal attorneys in San Diego and named the Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year, Dr. Patrick received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the San Diego Deputy District Attorneys Association, recognized by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors by declaring October 8, 2013 to be “Wendy Patrick Day” throughout San Diego County.

Dr. Patrick received the Sexual Assault Response Team Response With a Heart Award, the Service to the San Diego County Bar Association award, the Friend of the Community Award from the Tom Homann Law Association for her work prosecuting hate crimes, and was recognized as one of San Diego Metropolitan Magazine’s 40 under 40 honorees in 2001.

Dr. Patrick received a Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and a Master of Divinity degree summa cum laude from Bethel Seminary San Diego where she was awarded the Excellence in Preaching Award and the Zondervan Biblical Languages Award. She is ordained as a Christian minister through Converge Worldwide (formerly Baptist General Conference). She received her law degree from California Western School of Law, and her Bachelor’s degree in psychology with honors from the University of California Los Angeles.

Her legal education was multi-cultural and included study in Vienna, Austria, Budapest, Hungary, and with a Barrister firm in London, England. Dr. Patrick is admitted to practice law in California, the United States District Court in the Southern District of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Dr. Patrick is published on a regular basis. She is author of Red Flags: How to Spot Frenemies, Underminers, and Ruthless People (St. Martin´s Press, 2015), and co-author of the revised version of the New York Times bestseller Reading People (Random House 2008). She is also author of Using the Psychology of Attraction in Christian Outreach: Lessons from the Dark Side (Peter Lang 2013).

Dr. Patrick was a contributing author to the Encyclopedia of Race and Racism (Macmillan Reference 2007) and Hate Crimes: Causes, Controls, and Controversies (SAGE 2004). She is published frequently in the Los Angeles Daily Journal, has authored several articles for The Practical Litigator (ALI ABA national publication), and wrote a monthly ethics MCLE article for the California Bar Journal for years. Dr. Patrick is also a writer and past editorial Board member for the national American Inns of Court publication The Bencher.

Dr. Patrick has an online column in Psychology Today, a regular column in Law Enforcement Quarterly, is a Huffington Post Contributor, and had her own ethics column in the San Diego Daily Transcript for over a decade. She has been quoted in a variety of sources such as The New York Times, USA Today, US News and World Report, Washington Post, Associated Press, Bloomberg Businessweek, CSNBC, CNN.com, and The Christian Science Monitor.

Dr. Patrick has been a faculty member at San Diego State University for over a decade, where she teaches upper division business ethics in the Management Department of the College of Business Administration, both on campus and abroad—including teaching in Barcelona, Spain, and Prague, Czech Republic.

She is a Lead Instructor for the Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership Program at the University of San Diego Master of Science Program where she teaches Communication for Law Enforcement Leaders.

She is a Professor of Theology, Law, and Culture for Veritas International University, taught American Government and Christianity at Horizon University, and regularly guest lectures at other educational institutions.

Dr. Patrick is a past Chair and Advisor of the California State Bar Ethics Committee (Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct), and past Chair of the San Diego County Bar Association’s (SDCBA) Legal Ethics Committee where she served a six-year term. She is widely published in the field of legal ethics, had her own ethics column in the San Diego Daily Transcript for more than a decade, and teaches ethics nationally on a regular basis.

She has been involved with the San Diego Domestic Violence Council, the San Diego Child Protection Team, and the Sexual Assault Response Team, from whom she received the SART Response with a Heart Award based on her significant contribution to the professional field of sexual assault prosecution. She also lectures frequently on topics involving the safe use of social media, cyber crime, and threat assessment.

Dr. Patrick is past president of the Christian Legal Society Metro New York chapter, president of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals San Diego Chapter, and a Master, Team Leader, Executive Board member, and Programs Chair for the Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court. She is also an elected member of the American Law Institute, and a member of the San Diego District Attorney Inter-Faith Advisory Board.

She is a past Vice President of both the SDCBA and Lawyers Club of San Diego where she also served as Programs Chair, former Advisor to the California State Bar Criminal Law Section Executive Committee, and a past Board member of the California District Attorneys Association, San Diego Crime Victim’s Fund, the Society Club of the American Cancer Society, the County of San Diego Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board, and the San Diego Chapter of the National Speakers Association. Regarding community service, she is a longtime member of the Rotary Club, with perfect attendance.

On a personal note, Dr. Patrick holds a purple belt in Shorin-Ryu karate, is a concert violinist with the La Jolla Symphony, and plays the electric violin professionally with a rock band, performing both locally and in Hollywood.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Wendy L. Patrick for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Wendy L. Patrick, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Wendy L. Patrick or any other celebrity of your choice.
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    Booking fees for Wendy L. Patrick, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Wendy L. Patrick, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Wendy L. Patrick?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Wendy L. Patrick for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wendy L. Patrick for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Wendy L. Patrick or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Wendy L. Patrick or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Wendy L. Patrick is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Wendy L. Patrick for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Wendy L. Patrick generally travels from San Diego, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Adam Winkler, Jessika Rovell, Linda Hirshman, Joey Jackson and Rachael Denhollander. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Wendy L. Patrick for an upcoming event.

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