About the Attorney:

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Patricia R. Casarez-Lodhi

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Education

JD - Northern Kentucky Salmon P Chase College of Law


MBA - University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business


Accounting Certification - Eastern Kentucky University


BA - Texas A&M International University


AA - Laredo Community College

Patricia R. Casarez-Lodhi, MBA and Attorney at Law

Attorney Patricia R. Casarez-Lodhi was born and raised in Laredo, Texas, and she speaks both English and Spanish fluently. She understands the cultural and societal norms that affect all of our Spanish-speaking communities. Patricia is the youngest of five children, so she knows and understands the importance of family unity.


She has been a practicing attorney since 2010, and is licensed in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. She earned her law degree from NKU’s Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2009, and additionally, she earned her MBA from The University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business in 2012. She is also currently pursuing her certification in Accounting from Eastern Kentucky University. 


Before becoming an attorney, Patricia was a high school Language Arts teacher for several years before she decided to attend law school. She taught in Laredo, Texas at JB Alexander High School, and in Lexington, Kentucky at Lafayette High School. 


Patricia devotes her time to working for clients with diverse needs, including: immigration issues, creating wills and/or trusts, probating estates, drafting numerous business contracts for small business owners, and other transactional law related topics. 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS


 Kentucky State Bar Association #93774

Supreme Court of the United States #311441

Eastern District of Kentucky Federal Court

Fayette County Bar Association

American Bar Association

Hispanic National Bar Association

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)


EDUCATION


Certificate in Accounting (Expected 2020) Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, KY


Master of Business Administration (2012) University of Kentucky Lexington, KY


Juris Doctor (2009) Salmon P. Chase College of Law Highland Heights, KY 

• Dean’s List, Fall 2009

• Kentucky Legal Education Opportunity Scholar (KLEO), 2006 - 2009


Bachelor of Arts (2000) Texas A&M International University Laredo, TX 

• Cum Laude, 3.35 GPA

• Double Major in English and History with Secondary Education Certification


Associate in Arts (1998) Laredo Community College Laredo, TX 


EXPERIENCE


Attorney/Owner (2010 - Present) Lodhi Law Office, PLLC Richmond, KY

• Represent clients in Immigration, Consumer Protection, Divorce, Pro Bono, and other general civil litigation matters

• KBA CLE Award – 68.25 credit hours


MBA Project Connect Intern (8/2011 – 6/2012) Humana Louisville, KY

• Emphasis on New Product Development, Supply Chain Management, and Mergers and Acquisitions

• Earned and completed Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training and Certification, March 2012



English Teacher (2004 – 2005) Lafayette High School Lexington, KY


English Teacher (2000 – 2003) J.B. Alexander High School Laredo, TX

• Led the Limited English Proficient and English as a Second Language Student Tutorials

• National Honor Society Advisor – Spring 2001 - 2003


LANGUAGES

• Native speaker of English and Spanish