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130 North Court Ave
Memphis TN 38103
Fax: 901.524.5024

Admitted to Practice

Tennessee, 2018

Bar Admissions

Memphis Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Patrick J. Hillard has been practicing law with Burch, Porter & Johnson since August, 2018. His practice focuses on commercial and business litigation. He recently graduated from the University of Memphis Law School, where he was a Herff Presidential Scholar.

Mr. Hillard was born in California but has lived all over the country and the world, from Millington, TN, to Atsugi, Japan. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and enjoys golf, basketball, and managing his fantasy football team.


  • The University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law (J.D., 2018)
  • Paul Quinn College (B.A., 2012), Presidential Scholar, Valedictorian

Professional Honors and Activities

  • Herbert Herff Presidential Scholar
  • Deans Award for Excellence, Best Oral Advocate Small Section
  • Top 10 Oral Advocate 1L Moot Court Competition
  • Second Runner Up 1L Moot Court Competition
  • First Place In-School Mock Trial Competition
  • Top 5 Oral Advocate In-School Mock Trial Competition
  • CALI Award for Excellence, Trial Advocacy Course Spring (2017)
  • Professional Liaison for BLSA (2016-2018)
  • Senior Student Elect for Honor Council

Community Involvement

  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.