Patrick’s practice focuses on environmental and land use law and permitting, in addition to municipal law and civil litigation. He represents clients before Maine courts and in local, state, and federal proceedings. Patrick works with a number of clients in Maine’s aquaculture industry and advises municipalities on Maine’s adult use and medical marijuana laws.
Prior to joining Eaton Peabody, Patrick was a Term Law Clerk for the Hon. John A. Woodcock, Jr., United States District Court, District of Maine. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maine School of Law, where he was the President of the Environmental Law Society, an Articles Editor for the Ocean and Coastal Law Journal, and was awarded the Faculty Significant Achievement Award and the Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award in Environmental Law. While in law school, Patrick was also a Charles A. Harvey, Jr. Trial Practice Immersion Fellow.
Patrick’s wife, Kourtney Collum, is a professor at the College of the Atlantic where she holds the Partridge Chair in Food and Sustainable Agriculture Systems. They live in Ellsworth with their son and many animals. Patrick’s hobbies include, but are not limited to, hiking, hunting, fishing, disc golf, home brewing, spending time at his family’s camp, and reading science fiction and fantasy novels.