Patricia A. Orlando

Attorney & Partner

Ms. Orlando began her legal career as a Deputy Public Defender for Stanislaus County. She then became an Associate Attorney with the Law Offices of Robert L. Forkner in Modesto, California. She is now a member of the law firm FORKNER, ORLANDO & ECHEVARRIA. Ms. Orlando also has the delegated authority to handle cases in Mr. Forkner’s absence as necessary.


Undergraduate: University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts
  • Major: Political Science with International Relations Emphasis

Law School: New College of California School of Law, San Francisco, California

  • Degree: 1994-Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Emphasis: Public Interest Law

Activities & Affiliations

  • Member of The California State Bar
  • Member of California Attorneys For Criminal Justice (CACJ)
  • Member of California Public Defender's Association (CPDA)
  • Member of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)

Bar Admissions

  • California