Patrick Short has over 30 years of legal experience representing clients in East and North Texas in personal injury, wrongful death, criminal defense, and select civil litigation cases. He is one (1) of eight (8) lawyers in Texas who are Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law and Criminal Law. He is also board certified in criminal law trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
An experienced and passionate attorney, Patrick has an exceptional trial record and high acquittal rate in criminal jury trials. In recognition of his work, he has been selected as a Texas Super Lawyer every year since 2006 and invited to join the prestigious memberships of the American Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers and the Best Attorneys of America.
Matthew works closely with Patrick Short on all personal injury, wrongful death, criminal defense, and select civil litigation cases. Matt is a graduate of Harvard and Yale Universities and earned his J.D. at the University of Texas at Austin School of Law.
While in law school, he completed internships at the Texas Supreme Court and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Matthew was admitted to the practice of law in the State of Texas in 2007.