AREAS OF PRACTICE
Divorce, Pre and Post-Judgment matters, Child Support, Adoptions, Paternity, Real Estate, Landlord-Tenant

EDUCATION
The John Marshall Law School, Chicago

  • Juris Doctor      1982


Northeastern Illinois University                                                             

  • Master of Arts in Reading         1978
  • Certified Reading Specialist      1978                                                              
  • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education/Early Childhood   1974


EXPERIENCE
Rangel, Rangel & Associates, Attorneys at Law

  • Partner, Owner             1983-present


City Colleges of Chicago          1978-2014

  • Tenured Professor: English, Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies, Law and Ethics for the Medical Profession
  • Wilbur Wright College, English Department: Co-Chair, Adjunct Coordinator
  • Malcom X College: Co-Chaired and Developed the ESL Program
  • Wilbur Wright College, Humboldt Park Vocational Center: Advisory Board Member


MEMBERSHIPS

  • Chicago Bar Association, Domestic Relations Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Puerto Rican Bar Association, Board Member, Past Chair of Scholarship Committee
  • Latin American Bar Association
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois
  • Aspira of Illinois, Past Board Member
  • Cook County College Teachers Union, Past Hispanic Legislative Chair
  • First American Title Company, Past Member of Hispanic Advisory Committee
  • Logan Square Chamber of Commerce, Past Member
  • Logan Square Art Festival, Past Sponsor


AWARDS
Vanguard Award          2008
     
Chicago Bar Association/Puerto Rican Bar Association


Stars in Business Award, Business Women of the Year           2006
     
Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce of Illinois

Patricia A. Rangel, Partner-OWNER

Rangel Rangel & Associates

Attorneys AT Law

The law firm became RANGEL, RANGEL & ASSOCIATES in 1983, when Patricia A. Rangel joined her husband, Diego Rangel as partner and owner. 

Patricia oversees all cases that the firm handles, paying careful attention to details. Patricia is compelling and persuasive in the courtroom. She understands that litigating a case is a costly and lengthy process, and supports negotiating a settlement when in the best interest of the clients.  She believes that professional and ethical attorneys always treat clients, judges, and other lawyers with the utmost respect.

Patricia Rangel is recognized for her accomplishments as an attorney, a business owner, and community activist. She received the 2008 Vanguard Award from the Chicago Bar Association/Puerto Rican Bar Association and the 2006 Business Woman of the Year Award from the Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce of Illinois. She was a tenured professor at the City Colleges of Chicago for over 30 years and continues to serve as an active member of several community organizations and local bar associations.