Patrick F. Roche

Of Counsel

Pat has had a long and varied legal career. Pat served as a prosecutor in Cuyahoga County, Cleveland, and Westlake. He was awarded the Key to the City of Cleveland for his prosecutorial accomplishments. He was the law director of Fairview Park for eight years, where he advised public officials and conducted labor negotiations. Pat has tried many cases in the areas of personal injury and employment law. Affectionately known around the office as “Senior”, Pat brings a wealth of experience to the firm.

Three of Pat’s four sons are also attorneys, including his partner Patrick M. Roche. He and his wife of 45 years, Kathleen, live in the West Park neighborhood of Cleveland where they enjoy frequent visits from seven grandchildren.

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Education & Memberships

  • J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1976
  • B.A., Hofstra University, 1972
  • Assistant Cuyahoga County Prosecutor, 1976-1980
  • Chief Trial Counsel, City of Cleveland Prosecutor, 1980-1984
  • Chief Police Prosecutor, City of Cleveland, 1984-1986
  • Law Director, Fairview Park, Ohio, 1992-2000

Memberships:
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Cleveland Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
Ohio State Bar Association
Cuyahoga County Law Directors Association

Admission:
Ohio, 1976
United States District Court Northern District

Awards & Recognitions

  • Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2011
  • Martindale Hubbell rating: AV

Contact Info

Patrick F. Roche, Partner

800 Westpoint Parkway, Suite 1100
Cleveland, OH 44145

440-438-3019

pfroche@cruglaw.com