Patrick J. Wigle

Attorney

Patrick Wigle is an attorney at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Dallas office. Patrick concentrates his practice on representing plaintiffs involved in product liability and toxic tort cases. His work includes helping people who have been injured by asbestos exposure and their families seek recovery through the legal process. Patrick earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He was awarded his Juris Doctor degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law. In 2008, he was admitted to the State Bar of Texas. In 2017, he was accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Patrick is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, the Texas Bar Foundation, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the State Bar of Texas, and he serves as a board member for the Texas Youth Scholarship Organization. Patrick has been selected for recognition on the Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for the past six years. His name is additionally included on the 2017 Top 100 Up-and-Coming Texas Rising Stars list. Patrick was also selected as an Associate Member of the Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court for the 2011 to 2012 term.

Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Toxic Tort

Pro Bono & Community Service

  • Board Member, Texas Youth Scholarship Organization, 2011-Present

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2008
  • Supreme Court of Texas, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2008

Education

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, J.D., 2008
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 2005

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation
    • Fellow 2017-Present
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of Texas

Honors & Awards

  • Selected for recognition on the Texas Super Lawyers, Top 100 Up-and-Coming Texas Rising Stars list, published by Thomson Reuters, 2017
  • Selected for recognition on the Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, published by Thomson Reuters, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Associate Member, Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, 2011-2012
  • Jackson Walker Moot Court Board, Southern Methodist University, 2007-2008
  • Order of Omega Honor Society, University of Texas, 2005

Other Appointments

  • Accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), 2017-Present

Patrick J. Wigle
 

 
Texas
 

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