Brady Patrick Family & Juvenile Law, PLLC Where Family Comes First
Where Passion, Knowledge, Education, & Experience Meet
Elizabeth A. Brady, Esq.
Certified Child Welfare Law Specialist
* Certified by NACC
Ms. Brady’s dream has always been to help families and children. After years of experience working for other attorneys and watching the emotional trauma caused by legal proceedings, Ms. Brady knew there had to be a better way. Ms. Brady met an attorney of like mind and when the opportunity presented, Ms. Brady and Ms. Patrick opened Brady Patrick Family and Juvenile Law. Ms. Brady’s philosophy is to provide family focused representation to our clients so that they might achieve superior outcomes while minimizing the emotional trauma and impact that litigation has on their families. Ms. Brady is excited to see her advocacy skills put to use helping families and children.
Ms. Brady was born and raised in Kentucky. Ms. Brady’s undergraduate degree is in Accounting, and she has nearly fifteen (15) years of experience in accounting and office management. After teaching in a private school for several years, Ms. Brady took a position as a legal assistant for a local attorney in Sevierville. It is from this position that Ms. Brady began to learn and study law. In 2009, Ms. Brady was accepted into the Inaugural Class of Lincoln Memorial University’s Duncan School of Law. Ms. Brady continued her employment in the legal field while pursuing her law degree during the evenings. Ms. Brady earned her Doctorate of Jurisprudence from LMU Duncan School of Law in 2013 with a concentration in Domestic Relations. During her tenure at Duncan School of Law, Ms. Brady was named to the Dean’s List in the Fall of 2009, Fall of 2011 and Fall of 2012. In addition, Ms. Brady was ranked first in the following classes; Juvenile Law, Education Law, and Lawyering Skills IV. Ms. Brady successfully completed the Tennessee Bar Examination in 2013 and has been licensed to practice law since October 19, 2013.
Ms. Brady resides with her husband, four children, four cats, and two dogs in the Tri-Cities where she enjoys spending time with her family and being involved with her church and community. Ms. Brady’s passion for families and children is evident in her work ethic and daily life.
Wendy G. Patrick, Esq.
After practicing in the finance field, Ms. Patrick decided to open a solo practice focusing primarily on family and juvenile law. Ms. Patrick used her vast experience from working as a Guardian Ad Litem, to help create Brady Patrick Family & Juvenile Law, PLLC. Ms. Patrick as well as her partner, saw a tremendous need in East Tennessee for a law practice that focused on families and children. Her desire is to see families able to navigate litigation with minimal damage to their most vital relationships.
After being born in Melbourne, Florida, Mrs. Patrick spent her childhood in Elgin, South Carolina. Ms. Patrick earned her Associates Degree from Broome Community College in Binghamton, New York. She continued her education at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Prior to entering law school and earning her Doctorate of Jurisprudence at the University of Tennessee, Mrs. Patrick has held positions in travel and tourism; food service; healthcare; and the financial services industry.
Ms. Patrick is dedicated to providing a voice for children as a Guardian ad Litem in dependency and neglect cases. Ms. Patrick continues this passion by helping families with their legal questions, problems, and most importantly, solutions that meet their family’s needs.
When not assisting her client’s and their families, Mrs. Patrick enjoys spending time with her family and supporting her community. As a member of the Board of the Sevier County Foster Parent Association, Ms. Patrick is able to give back to the community and have a positive effect on the lives of foster parents and children. Mrs. Patrick resides in Knox County with her husband, son, and dog.