For as long as I can remember, I've always wanted to help people.
Ever since middle school, I wanted to be a lawyer. When I was 13, I came home and found my mother using crutches and wearing a neck brace. She fell carrying a bag of mulch at Hechinger’s when her feet became caught in metal strapping that was used to hold mulch bags on pallets. Weeks later she had a neck fusion and a back surgery. One careless mistake by a store forever changed her life. The mulch industry no longer uses metal straps with shipping pallets.
In college I majored in economics and philosophy. Philosophy for me is about understanding why something is right or wrong. While, economics is the force that makes companies constantly improve their products and practices. Personal injury lawyers put the costs of bad conduct on the balance sheets of those responsible. If bad conduct costs more, you will get less of it.
I have a sincere belief that my work plays a part in improving the lives of my clients while inspiring people and companies to make changes for the better. Perhaps my mother’s lawyer was just trying to help her with her injuries, but he also inspired an industry to make a change that has spared countless people from similar injuries.
Although, you want a lawyer who cares about you and the dignified pursuit of your case you want to know that your lawyer has the skill and experience to succeed.
Over twenty years of trial experience.
George P. Patterson is a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney and Civil Pre-Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and a partner at the firm of Reinstein Glackin, Patterson & Herriott, LLC. George Patterson has also been selected as a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers and as a Top 100 Super Lawyer for the State of Maryland and for Washington D.C. by Super Lawyers from 2013 to the present. The Super Lawyers list of the Best of the Best lawyers in Maryland covers all practice areas. He has also been recognized as a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney for Maryland by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys and as Best in Personal Injury for Maryland by Acquisitions International. In 2015, George Patterson was recognized as the best civil trial attorney in Maryland by Corporate America.
George Patterson has lectured to national audiences on car accident litigation, evidence and using technology in Court. He has likewise provided lectures to local legal groups in Maryland.
Bowie car accident lawyer George Patterson has been lead counsel on several hundred trials, recovering millions of dollars on behalf of his clients. He is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Approximately 4,000 lawyers in the United States are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum representing less than 1% of the lawyers in the United States. Lawyer George Patterson has successfully handled dozens of wrongful death cases along with hundreds of car accident cases involving permanent personal injuries. George Patterson is rated as a 10.0 attorney by Avvo, an attorney rating service. George Patterson has also obtained the best possible ratings from clients that have posted reviews on Avvo. Avvo has named George Patterson as a client's choice lawyer for car accident, truck Accident, dog bite, wrongful death and motorcycle accident cases.
Prince George's County car accident lawyer, Patterson presides over a diverse personal injury practice that not only focuses on litigation and medical malpractice, but on the investigation of complex medical conditions such as traumatic brain injuries, complex bone fractures, laminectomies, disc fusions, growth plate fractures, carpal tunnel surgeries, fibromyalgia and whiplash injuries. Personal injury lawyer, George Patterson is widely recognized for his ability to obtain substantial settlements for his clients across a broad spectrum of practice areas. In cases where insurance companies have refused to offer their insurance policy limits, Bowie lawyer George Patterson has obtained verdicts in excess of the insurance policy limits at trial.
Early in George Patterson's career as an attorney hired by several major insurance companies, he obtained dozens of defense verdicts in personal injury jury trials. Lawyer George Patterson has built on this experience to properly present plaintiffs' claims and to avoid tactical mistakes made by plaintiffs' attorneys.
For a list of George Patterson's more noteworthy car accident and personal injury cases please review the verdicts and settlements discussed on this site.
George Patterson graduated from DePauw University with a double major in economics and philosophy and magna cum laude from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. While attending Catholic University, George Patterson published an award winning legal analysis of a Supreme Court case. The publication has since been cited in several publications including the Yale Law Journal, Villanova Environmental Law Journal, the Virginia Tax Review and the book Bittker on the Regulation of Interstate and Foreign Commerce.
If you have been injured in a car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident, attacked by a dog or injured in a fall please contact lawyer George Patterson for a free consultation. The Prince George's County personal injury lawyer may be reached at 301-383-1525 and his office is located in Bowie near the intersection of Route 50 and Route 301. The top rated Prince George's County car accident lawyer offers free consultations for car accident and personal injury cases.
"WINNING CASES AND HELPING CLIENTS IS REWARDING WHETHER THE CASE IS LARGE OR SMALL."
District of Columbia, 2005
U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 2004
CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA, COLUMBUS SCHOOL OF LAW, WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
J.D. magna cum laude - 1996
Honors: American Jurisprudence Award for Contract Law
Law Review: Catholic University Law Review, Note and Comment Editor, 1994 - 1996
DEPAUW UNIVERSITY, GREENCASTLE, INDIANA
B.A. - 1993
Honors: Dean's List (1990-1993)
Honors: Little 500 (1991-1992)
Honors and Awards
AV peer review rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability by Lexis-Nexis and Martindale-Hubbell, 2011
Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2009
Board Certified Civil Pretrial Advocate by the National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy, 2012
Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2010 - 2011
Award for the Best Catholic University Law Review Note of 1995
American Jurisprudence Award for Contract Law
Advanced Inflatable Safety Operations Certification
Basic Inflatable Safety Operations Certification
Top 100 Maryland Super Lawyers, 2013 – Present
Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers, 2013 – Present
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum lifetime member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum lifetime member
Top 100 Litigation Lawyer by the American Society of Legal Advocates in the State of Maryland for 2014
Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2013
Best Attorney Lifetime Charter Member, Best Attorneys of America
Best in Personal Injury - Maryland, Acquisition International, 2014
Note, Does the Commerce Clause Value Public Goods, 44 Cath. U. Law Rev. 3, 1995
Investigating and Deposing Personal Injury Healthcare Providers, Allstate Insurance Company, 2000
Using the latest Technology in Trial, Montgomery County Bar Association
Past Employment Positions
Conroy, Ballman & Dameron, Law Clerk, 1995 - 1996
Maryland Court of Appeals, Judge Irma Raker, Intern, 1995
Sussman & Simcox, Law Clerk, 1994 - 1995
Professional Associations and Memberships
Maryland State Bar Association, Member
Maryland Bar Foundation, Fellow
Prince George's County Bar Association, Member
National Board of Legal Specialty Certification , Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney
Safe Inflatable Training Organization
Advocate by the American Association of Justice Education Program, 2014
Maryland Association of Justice
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Marlboro Towing, Inc.