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 specialty 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 2018 by SuperLawyers, which is reserved for less than 3% of all eligible attorneys in Georgia. The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys selected him as one of the “10 Best High Verdict and Settlement Winners” for Georgia, and the Atlanta Attorney at law Magazine identified him as an “Attorney to Watch” for 2018. The Georgia Trial Lawyers Association recently presented Kevin with the Fred Orr, II Memorial Scholarship based on his commitment to civil justice. He is also a graduate of the LEAD Program. The State Bar of Georgia has given Kevin several awards for his service to the profession and the public including the Ethics & Professionalism Award for 2018.
Along with these accomplishments, Kevin continues to remain active in the legal community. Kevin was appointed by the President of the State Bar of Georgia to sit on the editorial board for the Georgia Bar Journal and the Committee on Professionalism. Kevin also sits on the editorial board for the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. He serves on the board of directors for the Atlanta Bar Association along with the board for the Litigation Section, which is the largest section of this organization. Kevin was inducted into the Lawyers Club of Atlanta and now serves on their Membership Committee. Kevin is a member of the St. Thomas Moore Society. Additionally, Kevin is part of the American Association for Justice, General Practice & Trial Law Section of the Georgia Bar, and a member of the DeKalb Bar Association.
During the early stages of his legal career, Kevin was appointed as the co-Newsletter Editor for the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia, graduated from the Leadership Academy, and held numerous leadership positions, such as serving on their 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 a field placement 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. He was also named a CURO Scholar with Distinction by the Honors Program and the recipient of the Warlick-Mannion Scholarship from the Department of the Classics.
On a personal note, Kevin and his family live in Chamblee. He recently ran the Atlanta Marathon. He enjoys UGA Football — Go Dawgs, Crossfit, and, most importantly, being a husband and father to his three year old son and a little girl, who arrived this summer.