Tony W. PattersonPartner
TONY PATTERSON has extensive experience representing personal injury victims and wrongful death survivors throughout Indiana and the Midwest. He has worked hard for victims with serious injuries, including brain injury and spinal cord damage. Mr. Patterson’s personal injury practice includes diverse concentrations in areas such as automobile and trucking accidents, medical malpractice and all other areas of the firm’s injury practice. Mr. Patterson has obtained numerous verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients, including a $7,000,000 medical malpractice verdict.
In recognition of his achievements on behalf of his clients, he has been selected by the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association as 2007 Indiana Trial Lawyer of the Year. He has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America and has been honored with admittance into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization recognizing “The Top Trial Lawyers in America" which is limited to attorneys who have obtained million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of their clients. He has also been recognized in Indianapolis Monthly magazine as an Indiana Super Lawyer in personal injury law. This designation is limited to five percent of Indiana attorneys.
J.D., Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington, 1993
B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1990
Purdue University, 1985-1987
Mr. Patterson is a desired frequent speaker/lecturer to attorneys on various legal seminars involving litigation and personal injury law. His presentations have included:
- Obtaining Multiple Recoveries under Indiana’s Medical Malpractice Act
- Personal Injury Settlements in Indiana
- Practical Methods for Perfecting the Settlement of a Claim
- Trial Tactics
- Presentation of Evidence from a Plaintiff’s Perspective
- Evidence in Indiana Civil Litigation
- Top Ten Mistakes Young Lawyers Make at Trial
- Advanced Personal Injury Practice in Indiana
- Personal Injury Practice from Start to Finish.
Mr. Patterson is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is a sustaining member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association where he also serves on the Board of Directors. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, of the Indianapolis Bar Association and the Boone County Bar Association, for which he served as President in 2000. He is also a member of the Brain Injury Association of Indiana.
Mr. Patterson competed as an accomplished athlete while playing basketball at L&M High School in Lyons, Indiana, and collegiately at Purdue and SMU. While in high school, he was runner-up in voting for Indiana’s Mr. Basketball award and was featured in Sports Illustrated magazine. He was named a Converse All-American and was a member of the Indiana All-Star team. When at Purdue, his Boilermakers won the 1987 Big Ten Conference and at SMU, his Mustangs won the 1988 Southwest Conference and he was named academic All-Southwest Conference.