Patricia Meester was born in Phoenix, Arizona. She obtained a B.S. in Political Science from Arizona State University in 1994, with a Minor in Religious Studies. She earned her J.D. from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Law in 1996. She was admitted to practice law in Arizona in 1997, and Colorado in 1998. Prior to joining Franklin D. Azar & Associates, P.C. she worked for two prominent insurance companies. Her primary area of practice is personal injury – automobile negligence and premises liability.