Licensed to practice in Florida and Colorado, Heather A. Patchen devotes her efforts to ensure that her clients’ property investments are well protected. Her law practice, Patchen Law, P.A., focuses on issues involving property with a special emphasis in the areas of eminent domain, property rights, real estate, and title closings. Patchen has experience working on both partial and complete takings against the Florida Department of Transportation and Miami-Dade County. She has also handled landlord/tenant disputes, drafted and negotiated real estate leases and various other contracts. Additionally, she has conducted real estate closings and served as a Guardian ad Litem in foreclosure matters. Patchen attended the evening program at Florida International University College of Law while maintaining her full-time position as marketing director for a statewide Florida law firm and graduated a semester early in December 2011. In 2006, she earned an M.B.A. from Florida Atlantic University and graduated with a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin Madison in 1997. She currently serves on the Executive Board for the UW South Florida Alumni Chapter and the FIU College of Law.