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Tab H. Keener
Christopher M. Losey
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Rodney M. Patterson
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Andrew Z. Schreck
Wendy D. Schrock
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Rodney M. Patterson

 Mr. Patterson’s current trial practice is primarily concentrated in the areas of insurance defense and commercial litigation. His experience includes the representation of clients, both plaintiff and defendant, in a broad spectrum of tort and contract litigation. Mr. Patterson is board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has successfully represented health care providers before Texas Courts of Appeal and the Texas Supreme Court.

Mr. Patterson has also represented clients in insurance coverage disputes, as well as construction, contract, and real estate matters. He often provides services as a lecturer at seminars, and has taught accredited courses as an adjunct professor for the Texas Wesleyan School of Law.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Texas (1978)
  • United States District Courts
  • Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, 1988, by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, JD with honors, 1977
  • Champion Moot Court Competition, 1976
  • Member, Texas Tech Law Review, 1976-77
  • Lead Articles Editor, Texas Tech Law Review, 1977
  • University of Texas at Austin, BA in English, 1975