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Patrick Joseph Berrigan, Canadian lawyer. Bar: New York 1958, United States District Court (western district) New York 1960, United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1976, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1962, United States Court Appeals (3rd circuit) 1977.


Berrigan, Patrick Joseph was born on November 3, 1933 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Came to the United States, 1950. Son of Thomas Joseph and Florence Cecilia (Glynn) Berrigan.


Bachelor in English, Holy Cross College, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, Notre Dame University, 1957.


Associate Runals, Broderick, Shoemaker, et al, Niagara Falls, New York, 1959-1978. Private practice, 1978—2005. Senior attorney Harris Beach Professional Limited Liability Company, since 2006.

Special investigator City of Niagara Falls, 1972. Special district attorney County of Niagara New York, Lockport, 1974-1976. Member Judicial Conference of the State of New York, 1978-1980.

Counsel New York State Assembly Committee on mortgages, Albany, 1960-1963. Hearing officer Committee on Judicial Conduct, 1992^.


Member Niagara University Advisory Board, Lewiston, New York, 1978-1982. Board directors National Conference of Christian and Jews, Niagara Falls, 1977. Member Youth Board, Niagara Falls, 1965-1968.

Sergeant United States Army, 1957-1959. President Mount St. Mary's Advisory Board, since 1982, board trustees, 1990-1997. Board directors Health System Niagara, 1997-1999.

Trustee, vice president Mount St. Mary's Hospital, 1999-2005, trustee emeritus, since 2006. Member American Bar Association (general practice section labor law 1991^), Niagara Falls Country Club (board governors), Niagara Falls Bar Association, Niagara County Bar Association, New York Bar Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hockey player (old timers), golf.


Married Shirley Mae Snyder, July 6, 1957. Children: Carolyn, Deborah, Patrick Junior, Susan, Ann, Mary, James, Tara.