Patricia J. Eggleston is the Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the Trinity 95th and Cottage Grove Planned Community Development, LLC (dba lmani Village). In her role, she directs, manages, and oversees all aspects of the development; ensures implementation of the organization’s goals and objectives; provides for general legal oversight of the project; and manages stakeholder relationships. Before her current role, Ms. Eggleston served as General Counsel and program advisor for Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, the denomination’s largest congregation. In this capacity, Ms. Eggleston was responsible for all aspects of Trinity’s legal affairs. She has served in this role since 1991. Ms. Eggleston has maintained a private legal practice committed to representing and empowering low-income persons. She has special expertise and extensive experience in real estate, business, contract, church, and non-profit law, representing several churches and non-profit organizations. Ms. Eggleston has been a member of Trinity UCC since 1981 and has served in various capacities with the denomination, including leadership roles with United Black Christians. She received both her B.A. and J.D. from the University of Illinois.