In her second decade of working for the firm, Patricia Ellis is a litigation paralegal involved in supporting a wide range of commercial and business litigation claims. She is appreciated for her unique perspective when it comes to planning for and defending valuable client assets.
Patricia’s experience as a litigation paralegal includes drafting pleadings, researching plaintiffs' backgrounds, maintaining and analyzing document inventories, and preparing case chronologies. She also provides the full range of trial preparation procedures and support.
A flexible and dedicated team player who believes in delivering quality work at every turn, Patricia is appreciated by clients and colleagues alike for her diligence and understated demeanor. She is valued for her keen insight into supporting client arguments and strategies, no matter how complex or large-scale the claim may be.
Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Patricia was, among other things, a member of the Pulaski County Public Defender’s Office in Little Rock, Arkansas, and a court clerk in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas. Notably, Patricia’s experience at the public defender’s office allowed her to hone her skills in case management.
After moving to Indianapolis, she served as a case administrator in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.