Patrick Brode

Patrick Brode is a Windsor lawyer and author books about Canadian law and history.

Born in Windsor, Ontario, Brode studied law and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1977. He has since served as legal counsel in Windsor.Patrick Brode

In 1985 Brode was a finalist for the City of Toronto Book Award for his work Sir John Beverley Robinson: Bone and Sinew of the Compact. He was also a finalist for the 1990 Trillium Award for his book The Odyssey of John Anderson. His other notable works include Death in the Queen City: Clara Ford on Trial, 1895 (2005), The Slasher Killings: A Canadian Sex-crime Panic, 1945-1946 (2009), The River and the Land (2014), Border Cities Powerhouse: The Rise of Windsor 1901-1945 (2017), and Dying for a Drink: How a Prohibition Preacher Got Away with Murder (2018).


Patrick Brode.” Web. Accessed Feb. 12, 2018.

Caton, Mary. “Author pens book on Windsor’s rise as an automotive powerhouse: 1901-1945.Windsor Star. May 29, 2017. Web. Accessed Feb. 12, 2018.

Wilhelm, Trevor. “New book Dying for a Drink chronicles murderous showdown in wild Windsor.” Windsor Star. Nov. 29, 2018. Web. Accessed Dec. 4, 2018.