Patricia L. Zlaket

Co-founder of Zlaket Law Offices, Patricia L. Zlaket works side by side with her father to represent those who are dealing with matters of personal injury caused by the negligence of another. Clients benefit from her extensive experience in cases related to premises liability, auto accidents, medical malpractice, pharmacy negligence, and wrongful death. After leaving a successful 20-year career in the music industry, Ms. Zlaket has built her practice on the foundation of helping others access the justice system.

At California Western School of Law, she graduated cum laude and then spent five years at the prestigious San Diego firm, Casey Gerry, handling cases of products liability, medical malpractice, auto accidents and premises liability. There she helped earn numerous high dollar settlements for her clients. She brought that experience to her own practice, which she started at the end of 2014. She takes great pride in going the extra mile for each and every client, and she is determined to get the best result possible in each and every case. She has been named one of Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars consecutively for the past five years.

Ms. Zlaket also has previous experience working on multidistrict medical device and pharmaceutical cases. She is passionate about protecting the rights of those who have been injured at the hands of another.

Ms. Zlaket is equally zealous about her alma mater, fundraising, and performing. The immediate past president of the California Western School of Law’s Alumni Association Board of Directors, and current member of the law school’s Council of Visitors, Ms. Zlaket also works with organizations such as the San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program, Lawyers Club of San Diego and the American Board of Trial Advocates, volunteering as a humorist and host for events such as The Red Boudreau Dinner, Couture for a Cause, The LAF-Off. She has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern California, and she still performs on a regular basis at music venues around San Diego.
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.

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