Patrick began his career working at a large Fort Worth firm representing insurance companies. Through this work defending large companies, Patrick realized his passion was with representing the injured. Since 2011, Patrick has dedicated his practice to those that have been injured or harmed by the negligence of others. He has helped clients achieve justice for both large and small claims.
The types of cases Patrick has handled include catastrophic injury, wrongful death, fire damage claims, trucking accidents and car accidents. Whether your claim is large or small, Patrick knows having an advocate at your side is the most important thing you need to achieve justice.
Patrick is licensed to practice law in all state courts in Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. He is also licensed in all federal courts in Texas and in the Western District of Oklahoma. Patrick is a graduate of Baylor University School of Law where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Baylor Law Review. While in law school, Patrick was selected to the Order of Barristers, the Texas Administrative Law Moot Court Team, and was an Octa-Finalist in Baylor’s Moot Court competition. He previously served as an intern to the Honorable Calvin Botley of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, as an intern with the Texas State Bar Rules of Evidence Committee and on the Executive Board of the National Conference of Law Reviews. Before law school, Patrick received a B.A. summa cum laude in Political Science from the University of Houston Honors College. While there, he was awarded multiple academic scholarships and awards.
Patrick was raised in Natchitoches, Louisiana. After high school, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps as an Intelligence Analyst. In his initial Marine Corps training, Patrick was recognized as an Honor Graduate of the Navy and Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center. During his four-year tour of duty in the Marines, he served overseas in various countries and capacities. For his service, he received a Naval Achievement Medal as well as several commendations.
In 2014, Patrick was named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40. In 2015, Houstonia magazine recognized Patrick as one of Houston’s Top Lawyers. Patrick maintains a 10.0 rating on AVVO, the highest possible rating a lawyer can attain. He is a member of the American Legion and has served as a volunteer attorney with Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans. Patrick and his wife, Jesika, reside in Conroe, Texas. Patrick also speaks Spanish.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English
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Patrick began his legal career at a firm in Fort Worth, and we worked closely together on a number of cases and projects. Patrick is smart, tenacious, hard-working and focused on identifying the best legal arguments to further his clients' cases. Without hesitation, I recommend Patrick to those seeking an ethical and success-driven attorney.
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|OK||Authorized to practice law||2012||05/01/2012|
|LA||Eligible to practice law||2011||01/10/2016|
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2010||01/09/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Lawyers||Houstonia Magazine||2015|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Octa-finalist||Strasburger & Price Moot Court Competition||2009|
|Order of Barristers||Baylor University School of Law||2009|
|Honors College Deans List||University of Houston Honors College||2006|
|Attorney||Scott Law Firm||2016 - Present|
|Associate||The Ammons Law Firm||2015 - 2016|
|Associate||Altman Legal Group||2011 - 2015|
|Associate||Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller, LLP||2010 - 2011|
|Judicial Intern||Judge Calvin Botley||2009 - 2009|
|Summer Associate||Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller, LLP||2009 - 2009|
|Legal Intern||Veterans Administration Regional Counsel||2008 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Wichita County Bar Association||President||2014 - 2015|
|Baylor Law School Alumni Association||Lifetime Member||2013 - Present|
|Wichita County Bar Association||Vice President||2013 - 2014|
|Oklahoma Association for Justice||Member||2012 - Present|
|Wichita County Bar Association||Treasurer||2012 - 2013|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2012 - Present|
|Oklahoma Bar Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|College of the State Bar of Texas||Member||2012 - Present|
|Louisiana State Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||2010 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Baylor Law Review||Editor-in-Chief||2009 - 2010|
|Nolen v. State Farm||Confidential settlement|
|Nolen v. Texas Forest Service||Confidential settlement|
|Cooke County Motorcycle Accident||Successfully represented a police officer against an Allstate insured that denied responsibility|
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|Texas Association of Defense Counsel||Professional Liability Newsletter||2011|
|Baylor University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|University of Houston||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2007|
|Wichita County CLE||Bad Faith Litigation Update||2013|