Andrew Patchan joined Baron & Budd’s trucking and catastrophic injury section in 2018. Prior to joining Baron & Budd, Mr. Patchan worked for a boutique personal injury firm in Garland, Texas. At that law firm, Mr. Patchan represented individuals in more than a dozen jury trials, achieving successful verdicts for clients harmed by the negligent acts of others. Mr. Patchan also has considerable experience in appellate matters, and has represented clients in cases involving constitutional questions and the Texas Open Meetings Act. “I love fighting for and achieving just results for people in need. My work in the personal injury field has instilled in me a passion for litigation and for using my skills to help others at critical points in their lives.”
Prior to practicing law, Mr. Patchan graduated from West Virginia University College of Law where he was a Senior Research Editor on the West Virginia Law Review – the fourth oldest law review in the United States. Awarded a full-tuition Merit Scholarship to law school for his considerable scholastic abilities, Mr. Patchan served on the law school’s Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic as part of his studies. There, he worked to enrich the economic viability and environmental quality of rural Appalachian communities by drafting conservation easements, addressing wastewater management solutions, and by researching land-use management and historical preservation options for local communities. Mr. Patchan also was a member of the Tax Law Moot Court team, competed in two national law school competitions, and received several awards for outstanding academic performance.
West Virginia University College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2016
James Madison University, B.S., 2011
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