Patrick E. Poston, Associate

Patrick E. Poston

Biography

An associate in Sandberg Phoenix’s Products Liability Practice Group, Patrick Poston offers clients a broad range of experience. Patrick has first chair trial experience before an Illinois State jury and has been the primary attorney responsible for trial preparation for trials in state and federal cases. His experience also includes the defense of companies and individuals in matters involving professional liability, product liability and catastrophic personal injury matters, as well as representations of clients in cases involving commercial litigation, transportation, insurance coverage, contract, federal disability law and tort.

Patrick has been involved in all phases of trial preparation, from taking depositions to drafting and arguing motions before both state and federal courts.

“I believe in taking the time to listen carefully to my clients in order to fully understand their concerns and their goals,” Patrick says. “Like my clients, I value results, but it’s extremely important to have a clear understanding of a client’s priorities and objectives, because each client defines a positive result differently.”

Background

Patrick earned his Juris Doctor from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. While at Washington University, Patrick was active in numerous organizations and activities, including:

  • Co-founder and President of Education Law and Policy Society
  • Negotiation Competition Winner
  • Client Counseling Competition finalist
  • Competitor on Wash U team in ABA Representation in Mediation regional competition and ABA Business Negotiation regional competition
  • Awarded excellence in alternative dispute resolution at commencement.

Patrick earned a B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) in Political Science and Philosophy from Illinois Wesleyan University, where he played varsity baseball and was involved in Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Chi. He was the recipient of the sole faculty award for Outstanding Achievement in Humanities at graduation.

Prior to attending law school, Patrick spent two years teaching middle school math and science in St. Louis Public Schools. He also spent six months living and teaching in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Outside of the office, Patrick enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, son and their two dogs. He is also an avid follower of the St. Louis Cardinals and baseball in general.

BIOGRAPHY

An associate in Sandberg Phoenix’s Products Liability Practice Group, Patrick Poston offers clients a broad range of experience. Patrick has first chair trial experience before an Illinois State jury and has been the primary attorney responsible for trial preparation for trials in state and federal cases. His experience also includes the defense of companies and individuals in matters involving professional liability, product liability and catastrophic personal injury matters, as well as representations of clients in cases involving commercial litigation, transportation, insurance coverage, contract, federal disability law and tort.

Patrick has been involved in all phases of trial preparation, from taking depositions to drafting and arguing motions before both state and federal courts.

“I believe in taking the time to listen carefully to my clients in order to fully understand their concerns and their goals,” Patrick says. “Like my clients, I value results, but it’s extremely important to have a clear understanding of a client’s priorities and objectives, because each client defines a positive result differently.”

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