Patrick Blood is a 2015 graduate of the Syracuse University College of Law. While in school, he interned with the Satter Law Firm and served as Vice President for the Syracuse University Program for Refugee Assistance. He has worked closely with the refugee resettlement population in Syracuse, teaching English and citizenship classes, and volunteering on pro bono immigration cases. Mr. Blood also spent a summer teaching English with his wife in Guangzhou, China. Currently, Mr. Blood is an Associate Attorney with Satter Law Firm, where he focuses primarily on labor and employment law. He also serves on the board of the Workers’ Center of Central New York and is a member of the Onondaga County Bar Association Community Engagement Committee.
Mr. Blood is originally from Valdez, Alaska. He attended the University of Alaska Anchorage while serving as an infantryman in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. His studies were postponed briefly by a deployment to Iraq in 2008-2009. After receiving his honorable discharge from active duty service, he completed his degree in Justice. Before law school, Mr. Blood began his career with the State of Alaska Department of Public Safety and the Department of Health and Social Services, working closely with the Alaska State Troopers, Alaska Therapeutic Courts (Wellness Court, Mental Health Court, Family Court) and related social and vocational rehabilitative services. Mr. Blood moved to Syracuse in 2012 to attend law school.
He lives in Syracuse with his wife Ashley. The Bloods are avid travelers, including in China and Eastern Europe.