Philomena (Mena) Patiño, an Arizona native, received her Juris Doctor from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. She also holds a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in English and Sociology from Arizona State University (Go Sun Devils!).
During her time in law school, Mena gained experience from the Arizona Court of Appeals, the ASU Office of General Counsel, a local commercial litigation firm, and working as a research assistant. Mena participated in the Lodestar Mediation where she served as a mediator between disputing parties in the Maricopa County Justice Courts.
Outside of her legal career, Mena enjoys spending time with her family and friends, binge watching her favorite shows, and catching an occasional movie.