Patrick D. McBurney, Jr. graduated from Seattle Pacific University in 1988 with a B.A. in Political Science. He graduated from the University of Idaho in 1992 with a J.D. from the College of Law. Mr. McBurney was admitted to the Washington Bar association on June 15, 1993. Prior to that Mr. McBurney practiced law in Idaho, licensed as a legal intern. Mr. McBurney practiced law in Seattle, WA from 1993 to 1994. Mr. McBurney opened the Law Office of Patrick McBurney on July 29, 1995, starting with an office in the Griggs building in Pasco, WA. In December of 1999, the office was located at 1776 Fowler, and was in that location from 1999 - 2009. Mr. McBurney has been at 6855 W. Clearwater Ave., Kennewick, WA since July of 2009. On July 24, 2014, Mr. McBurney was admitted to the North Dakota State Bar.
The law office of Patrick McBurney is a general practice law firm emphasizing Bankruptcy & Insolvency, Divorce & Family Law, Criminal Defense, and wills and estates. Mr. McBurney contracted with Franklin County District Court to provide indigent defense services from 2003 - 2011. Mr. McBurney a is presently a contractor for Benton County Superior Court providing indigent defense in child support contempt proceedings. He has been a Benton County Superior Court Public Defender in the Civil Contempt role since 2007.