Patrick G. King

MillerKing Law Firm - Family & Personal Injury Lawyers

As a lawyer, Patrick understands his unique role to help people, solve problems, and represent those who may not have a voice otherwise. Patrick puts his client’s interests before personal benefits; anything short of this principle would fail to uphold the ethics of his profession and standards of the Law Firm 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 sincerely as a practicing attorney.

Patrick focuses and concentrates his practice by representing individuals and families in personal injury, tort law, wrongful death, and civil litigation. Patrick is regularly appointed as Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) by courts to represent or serve in the best interest of disabled adults and minors often involving disability, personal injury, or wrongful death. Patrick also serves as the appointed attorney for the Civil Service Commission of the City of Alton, Illinois.

Patrick handles each case or legal matter with personalized attention to detail, strategic planning, and dedicated preparation to achieve the best result or to proceed to trial. Patrick promotes an open channel of communication while keeping matters strictly confidential, advocates zealously for each client while utilizing problem-solving and conflict resolution skills, stays informed on the law and legal trends, and maintains professional relationships with judges, court staff, and other lawyers.

Patrick has been elected and served in leadership positions within the legal community, such as Past President of Madison County Bar Association and Past President of Alton-Wood River Bar Association. Patrick is a native of Godfrey, Illinois, who attended St. Ambrose Grade School and Marquette Catholic High School. Upon graduating from the University of Missouri, Patrick graduated with honors 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, the local community, and legal 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 (Past President)
  • Madison County Bar Association (Past President)
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American Association for Justice
  • AV Preeminent (Martindale-Hubbell Rating)
  • Avvo.com – Superb Rating (10.0 Personal Injury)
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2015-2021
  • 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
  • RiverBend Growth Association