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Patrick Gregory King

About me

The King Law Firm, LLC is a trial practice focused on Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, License Reinstatement Hearings, and DUI & Traffic. King Law Firm also represents clients in transactional matters and business clients.The firm offers a variety of legal and professional services to individuals, families, and small businesses. Attorney Patrick King, licensed in Illinois and Missouri, strives to serve the legal interests of his community - Alton - and the greater St. Louis Metropolitan Area. His practice is built on strong relationships, clear communications, and use of modern technology. The legal process is time-consuming, filled with many difficult decisions, and potentially unknown outcomes. The choice of an attorney is an important decision. Patrick King is available to meet personally with you and your family at his office or another convenient location to discuss questions, concerns, and legal issues.

Patrick King has jury trial and courtroom experience representing clients, who require an assertive yet strategic advocate to protect their rights and interests.

Call the King Law Firm Today.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 70%
    6 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    6 years



Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

King Law Firm, LLC

510 East 6th Street
Alton, IL, 62002


MOGood Standing, Active201006/04/2010
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200911/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
Rocky Mountain Building Trial Skills - Program CompletionNational Institute for Trial Advocacy2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Top 40 Lawyers under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2015
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2014
Voted Best of the Best Attorney of Madison County 2013The Alton Telegraph2013
Certificate of AppreciationMadison County Bar Association2011
ELL Constitutional Club Moderator's AwardELL Club2011
Dean's ListThomas M. Cooley Law School2009
Litigation ConcentrationThomas M. Cooley Law School2009
Certificate of Merit - Medical MalpracticeThomas M. Cooley Law School2009
Honor RollThomas M. Cooley Law School2009
Certificate of Merit - Constitutional LawThomas M. Cooley Law School2008
Certificate of Merit - Law Office ManagementThomas M. Cooley Law School2008
National Trial Team MemberThomas M. Cooley Law School2008
Trinity Term Mock Trial Invitational 2008, WinnerThomas M. Cooley Law School2008
Excellence in Service to Mock Trial BoardThomas M. Cooley Law School2007
Intra-School Mock Trial Competition 2007, WinnerThomas M. Cooley Law School2007
Certificate of Merit - Criminal LawThomas M. Cooley Law School2007
The Raymond Burr AwardThomas M. Cooley Law School2007
Honors ScholarshipThomas M. Cooley Law School2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct Professor/InstructorMissouri Baptist University2013 - Present
Founder and Managing MemberKing Law Firm, LLC2011 - Present
Special DefenderMadison County Special Public Defender2013 - 2014
AttorneyPrivate Practice2009 - 2011
Law ClerkMadison County State's Attorney Office2009 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Madison County Bar AssociationSecretary2014 - Present
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of AmericaMember2014 - Present
The National Trial LawyersMember: Top 40 Under 402014 - Present
Alton-Wood River Bar AssociationPast President2014 - 2015
Catholic Charities Legal ServicesPro Bono Attorney (Volunteer)2013 - Present
American Society of Legal AdvocatesMember (Top 40 under 40 in Litigation in Illinois)2013 - Present
Hyatt Legal PlansParticipating Member2013 - Present
Knights of ColumbusMember2013 - Present
Alton-Wood River Bar AssociationPast Vice President2013 - 2014
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Alton-Wood River Bar AssociationPast Secretary2012 - 2013
Alton Main StreetBoard of Directors2011 - 2012
Madison County Bar AssociationPast Chairperson of Young Lawyers' Division2011 - 2014
North-Alton Godfrey Business CouncilMember2011 - Present
ELL ClubLawyer-Moderator2011 - 2012
The Missouri BarMember2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2009 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Re/Max Alliance NewsletterWhat is Reasonable Doubt?2014
Re/Max Alliance NewsletterWhat is Personal Injury?2013
Re/Max Alliance NewsletterTraffic Laws in Illinois - Moving Closer to Hands-Free Cellular Phone Use2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of MissouriPolitical Science & HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Knights of Columbus Annual Benefits MeetingAsset Protection - Estate Planning, Liability & Insurance, & Record-keeping2014
Knights of Columbus Annual Benefits MeetingEstate Planning - Wills, Probate, Estates, Powers of Attorney, and Trusts2013
Meeting of Alton-Godfrey Rotary ClubDUI & Traffic Laws2012
Law DayNo Courts, No Justice, No Freedom2012
Law DayThe Legacy of John Adams2011
ELL ClubConstitutional Law2011