Patrick McDonell

Patrick McDonell
Legal Aid Sonoma County
Housing Attorney

Board member since 2022

Patrick (Pat) McDonell is a housing attorney with Legal Aid of Sonoma County, focusing on defending low-income tenants’ rights. A Sonoma County native, Pat grew up in Sebastopol and Monte Rio.

After graduating from Santa Clara University, Pat spent two years volunteering full-time, first in Baltimore, MD, and later in Chulucanas, Peru. He obtained his JD from the University of Michigan Law School before returning home to Sonoma County. Pat is proud to work with Los Cien and promote greater power and visibility of Sonoma County’s Latino community.

He currently co-chairs Los Cien’s Program Committee. Pat enjoys pick-up basketball, watching scary movies, and exploring new places on foot.