Patrick graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law. While in law school, Patrick competed as a member of Stetson’s nationally recognized Trial Team program, was published by a law review, and received numerous awards for mock trial practice, professionalism, and student service. During this time, he was also a research assistant, a teaching assistant for a Trial Advocacy course, and a participant in an advanced Trial Advocacy program at the University of Oxford in England. After law school, Patrick continued to expand his knowledge by completing Harvard Law School’s Executive Education Program on Negotiation.
Following graduation, Patrick has proudly devoted his practice to personal injury law, only representing injury victims. He has worked on hundreds of injury cases throughout negotiation, litigation, mediation, and trial phases, and through them he has recovered millions on behalf of the wrongfully injured and deceased. As a Partner of Hale Law, Patrick strives to bring success and personal attention to his clients he considers part of the Hale Law family for life.
Patrick is a proud member of The Florida Bar, Sarasota County Bar Association, Manatee County Bar Association, Florida Justice Association, Manasota Trial Lawyers Board, and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Membership to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum is limited to attorneys who have won million-dollar verdicts or settlements and fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members. He currently serves as the President Elect of the Young Lawyers Division of the Manatee County Bar Association and as a Director of the Young Lawyers Division of the Sarasota County Bar Association.
Patrick was recently awarded the inaugural 36 Under Thirty-Six Professionalism Awards by The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division. He achieved an AV Preeminent® Rating for 2023 and a Judicial Edition Rating for 2022. The AV Preeminent® ranking is the highest peer rating standard by Martindale-Hubbell®, and the judicial edition of the ranking reflects the confidential opinions of both members of the Bar and the Judiciary. He was also selected to the 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024 Florida Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers, an honor only 2.5% of attorneys in Florida receive.
In his spare time, Patrick enjoys golfing, traveling, playing guitar, attending concerts, and volunteering with Teen Court of Sarasota.