Patra represented our son through a long and convoluted case involving
his daughter. She exhibited an excruciating amount of patience with
our family emotions while gaining a new and totally fair “MODIFICATION of PERMANENT CHILD CUSTODY and PERMANENT CHILD SUPPORT Consent Order “ .
She also directed a successful court action for Contempt of Court against
the opposing party. Her advice and direct approach to negotiating the settlement
resulted in complete satisfaction for our family. We wholeheartedly recommend
Patra. Mar 7,2016
The record shows Patra Sinner made clear intention by accepting money for the Responsibility as Attorney of Record for a domestic case. Also, Sinner made no effort to conform to any Code of Ethics or Rules of Professional Conduct. The record shows Sinner's Dilatory Practices bring the administration of justice into disrepute by Lack of Due Diligence, Neglect of Duty, and Lack of Skill and Knowledge and Hubris Acts along with Contractual Negligence. The Record shows where there was No Court Appearances and No Court Filings after an extended time frame. The record shows where Sinner Billed for services not done. Billing for Services described as Depositions and for Contacting a Plaintiff's lawyers that was not retained or otherwise contracted with, were billed weekly in the range of $750.00. The record shows the contractual agreement states work to be done in the most economical manner possible where the only service provided was to Stall and Delay with Long Winded explanations of nothing and some unrelated Drama. When Sinner was asked to explain what the holdup is and what she planned to do about it, Sinner would reply she did not know and she was going to ask and bill for another lawyer's services and that; it could be that... and maybe it... it could have been... the judge could... the judge want... the judge may say/think... I don't think... could have... should have... will have. Records shows the C.E.O. of Cordell & Cordell, Frank Murphy in St. Louis MO. was notified multiple times in writing to put an attorney on the case and stop the Fraudulent Billing Practices of Patra Sinner and the Firm. The record shows where Sinner also involved Lawyer Tonya Graser, Lawyer Andrea Miller, Controller Kathy Edison and Assistants, Jennifer Holton, Terra Brewer and Erin Haley in her actions with the firm. Sinner said she was billing for; review regarding Depositions when there was no Deposition in the past or scheduled. And, she billed for Correspondents to Opposing Counsel when there was none. And, she billed for editing wrong information and errors in her documents. And Sinner billed to draft a Motion to Modify Child Custody and did not make any filing after three months to do so and billing for the same. And, Sinner billed for additional Pleadings for Divorce filing when there was no divorce involvement as it was long since passed. And Sinner invoiced to Research Privilege, Implications and Ethics in a simple action where these most basic things would be commonly known to a lawyer. Additional billing for services was for; Discuss Case Status and Strategy for Moving Forward, Case Discussion and Note to File. More billing was for Case Status and Analysis of Legal Issues and Strategy in the Case with many Notes to File included. Sinner also Billed for Conference with Team and Case Status Discussions with Notes to File. Patra Sinner would not produce any credentials or equitable case closures or any record of longevity with any firm and claimed to on the first case with Cordell and Cordell. After Patra Sinner was exposed to the home office for her actions and repeatedly told to get the case resolved and stop stalling and the fraudulent bill, Patra Sinner chose to quit the case instead of managing the case and chose exposure for her and those involved instead of restitution