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Pete Patterson, Attorney

Houston Business Litigation Attorney

undefinedMr. Patterson is Double Board Certified in Civil Trial and Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Of all Attorneys in Texas, 2 tenths of one percent ( or a fraction of 1%) are double board certified. Of all Board Certified Attorneys in Texas only 3% are double board certified.

Pete received his undergraduate degree along with a double minor from the University of Texas at Austin, and his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center where he was inducted into the Order of the Barristers. Pete is admitted in Courts throughout Texas and the U.S. as listed below.

Mr. Patterson has realized over $190 Million in trial verdicts, judgments, public and confidential settlements or recoveries for his clients. He has also won two trial defense verdicts where the Plaintiffs demanded over $50,000,000 at trial. He has also won all three times he has argued to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals related to trial damages for over $75,000,000. Mr. Patterson has demonstrated his abilities in many ways, earning numerous awards and legal distinctions for his advocacy as a business litigation attorney in Houston.

Awards

ADMISSIONS

  • Texas - 1990
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court – District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court – District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court – District of South Dakota
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit

Memberships and Associations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Less than 1% of practicing attorneys)
    • President - Houston Chapter 2020
  • The State Bar of Texas
  • The Houston Bar Association
  • The Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • The Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • YEO - International Board Member

PRESENTATIONS

  • “State & Federal Judiciary” American Board of Trial Advocates 2019
  • American Board of Trial Advocates – Teachers Law School – 2019
  • American Board of Trial Advocates – Teachers Law School – 2018
  • American Board of Trial Advocates – Teachers Law School – 2017
  • “Reptile Brain & Trial Law” - National Board of Trial Advocacy 2015
  • “Know thyself…" National Board of Trial Advocacy 2016
  • “Business law for Entrepreneurs” – Baylor University MBA Program 2010

Community Involvement

Civic Organizations

  • President and Board Member of the Neartown Association (the largest neighborhood organization in Houston)
  • President and Board Member of the Park Civic Association
  • Board Member, Neartown Community Development Corporation

Business Organizations

  • Local chapter of the Young Entrepreneur's Organization (YEO), serving as the 1997 Finance Chair, the 1998 Education Co-Chair, 1999 Education Chair, and 2001 as President of the local chapter
  • YEO International Board from 2002-2004 (active member)
  • Entrepreneur’s Organization, serving as the 2020-21 President of Houston EO

Political Activity

  • Mayor's Task force related to SOBs when they began to invade residential neighborhoods in Houston.
  • Multiple years on the Board of The Child Advocates
  • The Houston Small Business Development Corporation (nominated by the Houston City Council and confirmed by then Mayor Bob Lanier)

Academic Activity

  • Adjunct Professor at the University of Houston Law Center at the Institute for Trial Advocacy
  • Visiting Lecturer at Baylor College's MBA Program
  • Wayland Academy Board of Trustees

Learn more about Pete and his background and give our firm a call today at (713) 489-1215.

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