Attorney Patrick A. Meszaros attended and graduated from the College of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois in 1989 with a Bachelors of Business Administration. He attended Law School at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois earning his Juris Doctor degree in 1997. Patrick was admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois in 1997 and in the Federal District Court in 1997. He is presently a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Will County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He founded the Law Office of Patrick A. Meszaros P.C. in 1998 which specializes in Bankruptcy Law and Real Estate Law. In addition to practicing law Patrick enjoys gardening and is an avid bee keeper and maintains a small farm one-half hour south of Joliet which raises a multitude of animals.
Associate Attorney Toni M. Renken earned her Juris Doctor degree from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in Grand Rapids, MI in 2009. She was graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL in 2007. Ms. Renken is admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois and the Federal District Court. She is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Will County Bar Association. She has been an Associate Attorney at the Law Office of Patrick A. Meszaros P.C. since June 2013, specializing in Bankruptcy Law and Foreclosure Defense. Ms. Renken is an active judge of the collegiate Mock Trial Competitions held at the Will County Courthouse and the University of St. Francis, both in Joliet, IL. She is also a mentor for pre-law students at her alma mater, Northern Illinois University. When not working or supervising this professional development, Ms. Renken enjoys spending time with her nieces. She also has a passion for cooking, painting, photography, and loves her two dogs, Charlie and Bella.