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130 North Court Ave
Memphis TN 38103
Fax: 901.524.5024

Admitted to Practice

Tennessee, 2018

United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, 2019

Mississippi, 2020

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.

Education

  • 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

  • Board Member, Memphis Bar Association Young Lawyer's Division (2019-2020)
  • Committee Chair, Memphis Bar Asociation, Bench Bar Conference (2019-2020)
  • Ex Officio Board Member, Memphis Bar Association Young Lawyer's Division (2018-2019)
  • 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

Publications and Presentations of Note

  • Presenter, "Networking 101: How to Win by Playing the Game," University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law (June 2019)
  • Presenter, "Diversity in the Legal Profession," University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law (February 2019)

Community Involvement

  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.