About Us



Welcome to our firm.


Patten Thornton is located in the heart of the Fraser Valley in Chilliwack, BC.  The staff and lawyers at Patten Thornton can assist you in a wide variety of legal areas. The lawyers at Patten Thornton are committed to providing quality legal services and to keeping the best interests of our clients as the primary focus.

Please browse our website to see if we may be of service to you. 



History of our Firm

Patten Thornton was founded in 1964 by Donald Patten. The firm has remained a cornerstone of the local legal community since then and has been at its present location since 1972.

Michael Thornton became a partner with the firm in 1991. Andrew Briscoe became a partner with the firm in 2002. Peter Thornton became a partner with the firm in 2018.


All three partners live in or around the Chilliwack area and have extensive ties to the community. The firm also has one additional associate lawyer: Nicholas Cooper, who joined the firm in 2017.


Patten Thornton has provided an extensive range of legal services throughout its history and continues to do so today. 

Telephone: 604-795-9188 | Toll Free: 1-877-529-9799 | Fax: 604-795-6340

Email: info@pattenthornton.com

P.O. Box 379
9245 Main Street
Chilliwack, B.C.
V2P 6J4

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