Patrick Boley is an attorney in our Estate Planning, Trust and Probate practice area. He obtained his LL.M. (Master of Law) in Taxation and a Certificate of Estate Planning from Georgetown University. With more than 18 years, he offers exceptional skills and knowledge to his clients across a platform of legal practice areas and offers exceptional skills and knowledge to his clients.

Patrick takes time to understand clients’ current needs and to ensure that beneficiaries’ financial and other interests are fully protected. He counsels clients step by step through the process and specializes in strategically determining and drafting a plan that most effectively addresses their unique estate planning and/or probate needs.

In the event litigation should arise, Patrick combines strong advocacy skills with a professional, low-key approach that advances his clients’ interests while seeking to protect estate assets, limit costs and preserve family relationships.

Areas of focus include:

  • Wills and revocable trusts
  • Health care directives
  • Powers of attorney
  • Special needs trusts
  • Life insurance trusts
  • Charitable trusts
  • Probate
  • Conservatorships
  • Post death planning
  • Retitling assets (to reflect financial and estate objectives)

Patrick is a long-time member of the board of directors for Reach for Resources, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to assisting individuals and families with disabilities. He also volunteers with the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota and has provided pro bono representation to domestic abuse victims via the Harriet Tubman Chrysalis Center.

Patrick lives in Mendota Heights. In addition to his volunteer work, he enjoys reading and listening to (almost) every kind of music.

Education & Admissions


Georgetown University, Washington, DC
– LL.M., with distinction

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
– J.D., cum laude

Carleton College, Northfield, MN
– B.A., magna cum laude

Bar Admissions



U.S. District Court – District of Minnesota

Affiliations & Involvement

Professional Affiliations

Minnesota State Bar Association
– Member, Probate, Trusts and Estates Section, Elder Law Section

State Bar of Wisconsin
– Member

American Bar Association
– Member

Community Involvement

Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota
– Pro bono attorney

Tubman Safety Project
– Pro bono attorney



Patrick recently had the opportunity to sit down with a local financial planner on their podcast ‘Retirement Reality.’ This is 2 part series regarding both the Living and After Death Side of Estate Planning. You can listen to the podcast here:

Retirement Reality: The Living Side of Estate Planning with Patrick Boley (Part 1)

Retirement Reality: Estate Planning for Life After Death with Patrick Bole (Part 2)

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At the heart of every strong community are families – and effective planning can help them thrive. Whether it’s for a will, a family trust or the transition of a business, the best planning always starts with careful listening.
Patrick Boley LL.M.