Over 30 years of litigation experience in personal injury, wrongful death, and criminal defense.


Board certified in personal injury trial law, criminal law, and trial advocacy.


Committed to advocating for justice on behalf of each client.

Law Firm of Patrick Short

Patrick Short believes everyone facing a legal situation has the right to quality counsel. Law Firm of Patrick Short provides you with the personal attention you deserve to tackle the complexities of personal injury, wrongful death, and criminal defense cases in Texas.

Patrick Short


Personal Injury

If you have suffered a personal injury in Texas because of the carelessness of another, you may be eligible to recover costs for medical expenses, time off work, pain and suffering, and more. If someone’s negligence or wrongful conduct took the life of your loved one, you may be entitled to compensation for your loved one’s lost earnings, retirement benefits, and inheritance. Patrick Short is the injury attorney Rockwall TX needs to handle all aspects of the most difficult personal injury and wrongful cases.

Criminal Defense

If you have been charged with criminal wrongdoing or are being investigated by the police or other law enforcement, you need the experienced criminal defense attorney Rockwall TX trusts to protect your constitutional rights and personal freedom. Able to handle any felony or misdemeanor charge, Law Firm of Patrick Short knows how to effectively try cases before juries and judges and how to resolve a case without going to trial. When your life or personal freedom hangs in the judicial balance, you can trust Law Firm of Patrick Short to provide sound advance and the highest quality legal representation.

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