Kevin Patrick is an experienced trial attorney. He devotes his practice to representing individuals and families throughout the state with an emphasis in wrongful death and other serious injuries, as well as trucking and automobile accidents. Kevin also has a speciality in daycare negligence cases. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the District of Columbia Bar. Kevin is one of a few attorneys admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.
His peers constantly recognize him for his legal ability and accomplishments. Kevin was selected as a “Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney” by the American Jurist Institute, a “Top 40 under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers, as well as named a “Rising Star” for 2016 by SuperLawyers, which is reserved for less than 3% of all eligible attorneys in Georgia. The Georgia Trial Lawyers Association recently presented Kevin with the Fed Orr, II Memorial Scholarship based on his commitment to civil justice. The State Bar of Georgia has given Kevin several awards for his service to the profession and the public.
Along with these accomplishments, Kevin continues to remain active in the legal community. He is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and American Association for Justice. Kevin has been inducted into the Lawyers Club of Atlanta. He is also part of the Atlanta Bar Association’s Litigation Section, DeKalb Bar Association, and DeKalb Lawyers Association. Kevin was appointed as the co-Newsletter Editor for the State Bar of Georgia, graduated from the Leadership Academy, and held numerous leadership positions, such as a serving on the Board of Directors and as a District Representative.
Kevin recognizes that the legal profession extends well-beyond the courtroom. He serves as a volunteer for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, and Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation. He is also part of the DeKalb County Office of Emergency Preparedness. Kevin sits on the Joseph T. Walker School’s Alumni Board of Directors and remains part of the Joseph T. Walker Society. Kevin routinely volunteers for the William Daniel Mock Trial Competition and the Georgia High School Mock Trial Program because those programs inspired him to pursue a legal career.
Kevin practiced for several years at a highly respected firm defending large corporations and insurance companies prior to starting his own firm. He realized though that his true calling rested with representing actual people and now enjoys advocating for their rights. During this time, Kevin gained valuable trial and litigation experience, and notably, has valuable “insider” knowledge about claims practices. Kevin held a prestigious clerkship in the Superior Courts for the Northern Judicial Circuit of Georgia under Chief Judge John H. Bailey, Jr. prior to entering into private practice.
Kevin attended law school at Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of law. During law school, Kevin was the summer clerk for Chief Justice Hugh P. Thompson at the Georgia Supreme Court and had field placements with the Hon. W. Louis Sands, United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. Kevin earned an Advanced Certificate in Legal Writing, Research, and Drafting and was presented with the Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievement in Legal Writing. Additionally, he was the recipient to two CALI Awards of Excellence for the highest academic average in Appellate Practice and Procedure as well as Fundamental Perspectives on Law.
Kevin graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences with high honors from the Honors Program and earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Classical Culture, History, and Latin.