Patrick G. King

Patrick puts his clients’ interests before personal benefits; anything short of this principle would fail to uphold the ethics of his profession and standards of MillerKing LLC. Through a Peer Review Process by Martindale-Hubbell, Patrick received the highest rating – AV Preeminent – for legal ability and ethics. As Martindale-Hubbell has been rating attorneys for more than 130 years, Patrick accepts and takes this Peer Review Process and Rating very seriously as a practicing Attorney.

Patrick represents individuals in personal injury, tort, and wrongful death cases as well as in criminal, traffic, and administrative hearings (Secretary of State cases). Each case is handled with personalized attention to detail with the necessary preparation to proceed to trial. To accomplish these goals, Patrick and the staff promotes an open channel of communication while keeping matters confidential.  Patrick stays informed on the latest laws, trial techniques, and trends in the legal environment.

Patrick is a native of Godfrey, Illinois, who attended St. Ambrose Grade School and Marquette Catholic High School. Upon graduating from University of Missouri, Patrick graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School along with his wife and law partner, Stephanie. Patrick and his family are active members of St. Ambrose Parish and the local community.

PATRICK’S BIOGRAPHICAL PROFILE

EDUCATION

EDUCATION

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D. cum laude (top 6% of class)

  • Honor Roll
  • Dean’s List
  • Honors Scholarship
  • Litigation Concentration
  • Certificate of Merits (top grade): Criminal Law, Constitutional Law I, Law Office Management, & Medical Malpractice
  • Trinity Term Mock Trial Invitational 2008, Winner
  • Intra-School Mock Trial Competition 2007, Winner
  • National Trial Team, Member

University of Missouri, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & History

BAR ADMISSIONS

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • Missouri
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & RECOGNITION

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & RECOGNITION

  • Alton-Wood River Bar Association
  • Madison County Bar Association 
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association (Southern Illinois Chapter)
  • American Association for Justice
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys
  • AV Preeminent (Martindale-Hubbell Rating)
  • The National Trial Lawyers
    •  Top 40 Under 40
  • Avvo.com – Superb Rating (10.0 Personal Injury)
  • Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, 2015-2018
  • Voted Best of the Best, Best Attorney, 2013, The Alton Telegraph
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) – Completion of Intensive Professional Training Program – Building Trial Skills – Rocky Mountain Program
LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS

LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS

  • Knights of Columbus
  • North Alton Godfrey Business Council