Patricia L. Zlaket

Patti received her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California. Following a 20 year career in the music industry, she shifted her focus to concentrate on the law. After graduating
cum laude from California Western School of Law, she joined Casey Gerry in 2009 and became an associate with the firm in 2011. In November of 2014, she left to start her own practice with her father. The firm handles civil litigation matters with a primary focus on personal injury.

Patti has achieved multiple six-figure settlements for plaintiffs in the areas of premises liability, auto accidents, medical malpractice and products liability. During her years with Casey Gerry, she also successfully worked with firm partners on multi-district pharmaceutical and medical device cases. In 2015 and 2016, she was named one of Super Lawyers' Rising Stars. In her free time, Patti enjoys performing and fundraising. She regularly emcees events for organizations such as American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Lawyers Club San Diego and San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program. She's the President of California Western School of Law's Alumni Association Board of Directors, and she takes great pride in staying involved with her alma mater.
Thomas A. Zlaket

Thomas A. Zlaket completed his undergraduate work at the University of Notre Dame. He graduated from the University of Arizona College of Law and also holds a Master of Laws degree from the University of Virginia. Thomas is admitted to practice law in Arizona and California.

A former President of the State Bar of Arizona, Thomas was sworn in as a Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court in 1992.  He served as the court’s Chief Justice from 1997 through 2002. Among the awards conferred upon him during his time on the bench were the American Judges Association’s 2000 Chief Justice Richard W. Holmes Award of Merit, the State Bar of Arizona’s 2001 James A. Walsh Outstanding Jurist Award, and the National Center for State Court’s 2001 Paul C. Reardon Award.

He is a Founding Fellow of the Arizona Bar Foundation, and a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.  He was on the faculty of the Arizona College of Trial Advocacy for many years. He has also taught at the Hastings College of Trial Advocacy and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. He presently serves as an adjunct associate professor at the University of Arizona James E.  Rogers College of Law.  

Thomas Zlaket has been a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers for more than 32 years.

© 2015 Zlaket Law Offices

Please consult an attorney for advice about your individual situation. This site is an advertisement and its information is not legal advice, nor is it intended to be. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Until an attorney-client relationship is established, please withhold from sending any confidential information to us.