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Patrice M. Williams

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Ms. Williams was born and raised in Gary, Indiana and graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School in the top 1% of her class.  She attended Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Management with an emphasis in retail in August 1987. Having enlisted in the United States Army Reserves, and simultaneously participating in the Purdue Army ROTC program, she was commissioned, one year prior to graduation, to second lieutenant in May 1986.  In addition to 18 years of military service, she also has over 30 years of managerial and sales experience in corporate America.


In 2013, Ms. Williams earned a Masters of Business Administration from Indiana University Northwest. In 2014, she earned a Six Sigma Green Belt, also from Purdue University. Then, in 2019, she earned her Juris Doctorate from Valparaiso University School of Law, where she was a member of the Sports Law Clinic and served as the Student Bar Association parliamentarian.


Ms. Williams joined Power & Cronin, Ltd. in September 2019.



  • Juris Doctorate, Valparaiso University School of Law (2019)
  • Master of Business Administration, Indiana University (2012)
  • Bachelor of Science, Management, Purdue University (1987)



  • Supreme Court of Illinois—pending


Additional Certifications:

  • Graduate Certification in Management, Indiana University
  • Six Sigma Green Belt, Purdue University


Professional Organizations:

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association (soon)


Areas of Practice:

  • Workers Compensation
  • Sports & Entertainment