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Patrice M. Horstman

Patrice traveled through Flagstaff, fell in love with the San Francisco Peaks and moved to Flagstaff in 1972 where she attended school at Northern Arizona University. After graduating from NAU, she attended law school at the University of Arizona and interned in Washington, D.C. in the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee. She returned and in 1979 she co-founded the law practice of Hufford, Horstman, Mongini, Parnell & Tucker, P.C. In her law practice, Patrice emphasizes education law, employment law, municipal law, non-profit law, Indian law and healthcare law. Throughout her over 45-year residency in Flagstaff, she has been active in numerous non-profits, boards and commissions, and other community activities; including serving in past leadership positions as President of Coconino County Bar Association; President of Northern Arizona Women’s Lawyer Association; University of Arizona College of Law Board of Visitors; Judge Pro Tem for the Arizona Court of Appeals; and President of Coconino County Center for the Arts.  She currently serves as a Board member on the Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance, Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff Advisory Board, LAUNCH Flagstaff Leadership Board, and Paw Placement of Northern Arizona Advisory Board.



email:  pmh@h2m2law.com


Areas of Expertise

  • Education Law

  • Employment Law

  • Tribal and Federal Indian Law

  • Healthcare Law

  • Municipal Law

  • Workplace and Governing Board Training

  • Special Education Law

  • Constitutional Law

  • Non-Profit Law


  • J.D., University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 1979

  • B.A., Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, 1976

Bar Admission

  • U.S. Supreme Court (2017)

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (1980)

  • Hopi Tribal Court (1980)

  • Navajo Nation Tribal Court (1980)

  • Arizona Courts (1979)

  • U.S. District Court (1979)

About Patrice

  • Enjoys skiing, river running and hiking

  • Avid traveler and dedicated dog walker

  • Arizona Diamondbacks Super Fan

Professional Associations and Community Involvement

  • Girl Scout Troop leader for Flagstaff Troop Pearl

  • Grand Canyon Association

  • Planned Parenthood of Northern and Central Arizona

  • The Museum of Northern Arizona

  • United Way of Northern Arizona

  • Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra

  • Friends of Lowell Observatory

  • Save our Schools

  • Flagstaff Arboretum

  • Paw Placement of Northern Arizona, Advisory Board

  • LAUNCH, Flagstaff Leadership Board

  • Arizona Town Hall, Participate 110th AZ Town Hall

  • Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff, Advisor Board Member

  • Flagstaff Downtown Business Member Alliance, Board Member