Patricia Pazner is a graduate of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. While in law school, she interned with Magistrate Judge Ronald L. Ellis in the Southern District of New York, as well as with the Legal Aid Society Law Reform Unit, Housing Division. After graduation, she worked as a fellow with The Legal Aid Society Criminal Appeals Bureau before joining Appellate Advocates as a staff attorney in 2012. Patricia was promoted to supervising attorney in 2016, and in that role helped direct the criminal/immigration direct appeal program. She also served as the first Diversity Officer at Appellate Advocates. Patricia was promoted to Attorney-in-Charge in 2021.