PROVIDING BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS WITH COMPASSIONATE REPRESENTATION IN ST. MICHAEL, MN
Pat is a highly experienced trial attorney who has been successfully representing businesses and individuals in state and federal courts for more than two decades. During the course of his career, he has represented businesses ranging from start-ups to over a billion dollars in revenue and has recovered millions of dollars for people injured as a result of the negligence of others.
NEGOTIATION AT ITS FINEST
Pat has tried in excess of 35 matters to conclusion including jury trials, bench trials and arbitration’s and has also earned scores of victories for his clients at the negotiating table. He has also had significant success in with appeals, including a victory before the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Pat joined Throndset Michenfelder in 2016 as a full partner with the goal of providing businesses and individuals with the kind of compassionate personal service from a highly experienced group of professionals that only a small law firm like Throndset Michenfelder can offer.
EDUCATION & BACKGROUND EXPERIENCE YOU CAN TRUST
Pat received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1988, where he was a Mayo Medical Center four year academic scholarship recipient and earned repeated Dean’s list honors. He went on to earn his J.D. from Lewis and Clark Law School in 1992, a school he chose to attend because of its consistent rank as the nation’s best environmental law school. While in law school, Pat worked for the Northwest Environmental Defense Center and was also chosen to serve as a summer clerk for a United States District Court Judge. In 2014, he was selected as a National Trail Lawyers Top 100 trial lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state. Selection into the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research and membership. It is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.
Areas of Practice
Lewis and Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon
J.D. – 1992
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
B.A. – 1988
Honors: Mayo Medical Center four year academic scholarship recipient
Honors: Dean’s list honors
Honors and Awards
National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyer, 2015
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 2016 – 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award