Law Firm of Patrick Short

Established in 1986

Practice Area: Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Assault and Battery 126 more areas of practice + 126 more

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Law Firm of Patrick Short

972-635-8147

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Serving Canton, TX view address

Serving Canton, TX view address

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

About Law Firm of Patrick Short

Provides compassionate legal representation to people who have suffered from a personal injury or accused of criminal wrongdoings.

Texas Injury Attorneys and Criminal Law Attorney

Based in Rockwall, The Law Firm of Patrick Short provides compassionate legal representation to plaintiffs who have suffered from a personal injury or families who have lost loved ones due to a wrongful death, and people accused of criminal wrongdoing througho...

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Provides compassionate legal representation to people who have suffered from a personal injury or accused of criminal wrongdoings.

Texas Injury Attorneys and Criminal Law Attorney

Based in Rockwall, The Law Firm of Patrick Short provides compassionate legal representation to plaintiffs who have suffered from a personal injury or families who have lost loved ones due to a wrongful death, and people accused of criminal wrongdoing throughout East and North Texas. To learn more about our areas of practice, please see the criminal defense and personal injury pages.

Our Approach and Philosophy

At The Law Firm of Patrick Short, we believe everyone who faces a legal situation has the right to quality counsel. With a small-town approach, we give you the personal attention you deserve. It is with experience and skills that we tackle the complexities of personal injury, wrongful death, and criminal defense cases in Texas.

When your well-being and personal freedom are at stake, count on The Law Firm of Patrick Short to protect your rights, look out for your interests and accomplish the results you want. We value the trust you place in our firm.

Texas Injury Attorney and Wrongful Death Lawyer

If you suffered a personal injury in Texas because of the carelessness of another, you may be eligible to recover costs for medical expenses, time off work, pain and suffering, and more. If someone's negligence or wrongful conduct took the life of your loved one, you may be entitled to compensation for your loved one's lost earnings, retirement benefits, and inheritance.

At The Law Firm of Patrick Short, we can help right the wrongs you have suffered. Among injury attorneys in Texas, Patrick Short has the experience, knowledge and resources to handle all aspects of the most difficult personal injury and wrongful death cases. This Texas injury attorney's skills work to your advantage in our ability to excel in negotiating high-value settlements. And when going to trial is necessary, we are able to forge the kind of emotional connection with jurors that results in positive verdicts for our clients.

Criminal Defense Services

If you have been charged with criminal wrongdoing or are being investigated by the police or other law enforcement, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to protect your constitutional rights and personal freedom. Able to handle any felony or misdemeanor charge, we know how to effectively try cases before juries and judges and how to resolve a case without going to trial.

When your life or personal freedom hangs in the judicial balance, you can trust our law firm to provide sound advice and the highest quality legal representation throughout the duration of your case.

Your injury lawyer in Texas: Patrick Short

Firm founder Patrick Short has shepherded everyday Texans through challenging legal situations for over two decades. Mr. Short considers himself a "small town" lawyer with the skills and background to handle complex cases for clients with a lot at stake, be it their well-being or their freedom. In recognition of his work, Mr. Short has been selected as a Texas Super Lawyerâ„¢ for four consecutive years, and has been board certified by both the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. In addition, Mr. Short was recently invited to join Texas injury lawyers and other practicing lawyers in the selective membership of the American Trial Lawyers Association's Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

He is currently serving a second two-year term (from 2011 through 2013) on the McLendon-Chisholm City Council, Place 3, and formerly served as the interim Hispanic pastor at Lake Pointe Church.

Patrick Short has been in practice for over 25 years and married over 27 years. He has also been a Super Lawyer every year since 2006.

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Areas of Law

  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglary
  • Crime Victims Compensation
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • DUI/DWI
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Expungements
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Felonies
  • Forgery
  • Grand Jury Practice
  • Hit and Run
  • Homicide
  • Mail Fraud
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Money Laundering
  • Murder
  • Search and Seizure
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Shoplifting
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Weapons Charges
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Aquatic Injuries
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Dog Bites
  • Electrical Injury
  • Electromagnetic Field Litigation
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Neurolaw
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Personal Injury Arbitration
  • Personal Injury Mediation
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Power Line Contact Injury
  • Psychological Injury
  • Rental Vehicle Litigation
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Unintended Acceleration
  • Whiplash
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Inadequate Security
  • Negligent Security
  • Premises Security
  • Private Security Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • All Terrain Vehicle Products Liability
  • Automotive Crashworthiness
  • Automotive Design Liability
  • Automotive Products Liability
  • Automotive Restraints
  • Bicycle Products Liability
  • Breach of Warranty
  • Chemical Explosions
  • Elevator Liability
  • Escalator Liability
  • Explosions
  • Firearms Litigation
  • Gas Explosions
  • Heavy Equipment Products Liability
  • Industrial Products Liability
  • Manufacturers Liability
  • Motorcycle Products Liability
  • Product Failure
  • Product Warning Labels
  • Product Safety
  • Product Recall
  • Recreational Vehicle Products Liability
  • Tire Defect Litigation
  • Tire/Rim Mismatch
  • Vehicle Rollovers
  • Railroad Law
  • Railroad Accidents and Injuries
  • Railroad Crossing Accidents
  • Railroad Litigation
  • Railroad Liability
  • Railroad Safety
  • Train Derailments
  • Torts
  • Civil Liability
  • Intentional Torts
  • Tort Liability
  • Alcoholic Beverage Law
  • Dram Shop Liability
  • Liquor Liability
  • Assault
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Helicopter Crash Litigation
  • Inheritance
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Methamphetamine Crimes
  • Negligence
  • Negligence Defense
  • Oil Field Accidents

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Firm Details

Year Established
1986
Firm Size
1
Payment Information
    Free initial consultation
    Credit cards accepted
    Fixed hourly rates
    Fixed fees available