Knox Law Welcomes New Attorney


ERIE – Patricia J. Kennedy has joined Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C. as Counsel.

As a member of the firm’s Governmental Practice Group, Kennedy focuses her practice on providing legal services to school districts, municipalities and public authorities.

She has 34 years of legal experience, including work with local governments. She served in various capacities for Erie County for 26 years, concluding with an 11-year appointment as chief public defender. A native of Edinboro, Kennedy is a graduate of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and of the Dickinson School of Law. She is a member of the PennWest University Council of Trustees.

At Knox Law, Kennedy joins a team of more than 40 attorneys that has been providing quality legal services to businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations, insurance companies, financial institutions, individuals and families for 65 years.

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