Our team of attorneys is experienced in a wide variety of law, everything from family law and personal injury to criminal and business planning. We will aggressively fight for your rights, closely counseling with you throughout the entire legal process. Click on the links below to learn more about our team of lawyers.


J. Patrick Sullivan

A native of Visalia, California, Patrick attended Redwood High School and The College of the Sequoias. Patrick received his B.S. in Business from Santa Clara University in 1969. He graduated with honors from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1973 and was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1972. Patrick worked for the law firms of Jacobis and Isham until 1974 when he took over the law firm of Richard Thompson in Lindsay, California. He was appointed Judge of the Lindsay Justice Court in 1974 at the age of 27. At that time, he was the youngest judge in the State of California. Patrick moved his practice from Lindsay to Visalia in 1991 and became a partner with Gary Paden and Jennifer Conn, both of whom have since been appointed Judge of the Tulare County Superior Court. Patrick opened a second office in Truckee, California in 2005.

Patrick practices in many areas of law including, but not limited to, family, elder, estate planning, real estate, business planning and civil litigation.


Ryan P. Sullivan

Ryan attended Redwood High School in Visalia, California and accepted a scholarship in swimming to attend the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Ryan received his B.S. from the University of Arizona with a double major in Finance and Accounting. He moved to Southern California and practiced as an accountant with the accounting firm of Rothstein, Kass & Company in Beverly Hills. He was licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in January, 2003. Ryan graduated from Chapman University School of Law in December, 2005 with an emphasis in tax law and was admitted to the State Bar of California in June, 2006. Ryan was also admitted to the State Bar of Nevada in August 2011.

Ryan practices in many areas of law including personal injury, products liability, civil litigation, criminal, family, estate planning, real estate, tax and business planning.


Leticia Cruz

A naturalized citizen born in Michoacan, Mexico to immigrant parents, Leticia, “Letty,” has lived in Visalia since 1991. She graduated from Golden West High School in 1998 then attended College of Sequoias earning an A.S. Degree in Paralegalism. She then continued her formal education while working full-time. Letty obtained her Masters of Business Administration from William Howard Taft University and her Juris Doctorate from Taft Law School. Letty has over 20 years of experience in the legal profession as a paralegal, law clerk and now as an attorney.

Letty focuses her practice in the areas of family law, probate, civil litigation and criminal law. Her bilingual skills allow her to assist a wide range of clients.


Ciudadana naturalizada, nacida en Michoacan, Mexico a padres emigrantes, Leticia, “Letty” a vivido en Visalia desde 1991. Se graduo de la preparatoria Golden West en 1998 y luego acudio al College of the Sequoias y obtuvo un Grado Asociado de Asistente Legal. Despues continuo su educacion formal mientras trabajaba tiempo completo. Letty obtuvo su Maestria en Adminstracion de Empresas de William Howard Taft University y su Doctorado en Leyes de Taft Law School. Letty tiene mas de 20 años de experienca en la profession legal siendo assitente legal y ahora como abogada.

Letty enfoca su profesion en las areas de ley de familia, curaduria, casos civiles y ley criminal. Sus abilidades bilingues le permiten asistir a una amplia gama de clientes.