Patrick K. Sheehan

Practice Areas & Experience

Mr. Sheehan has handed civil lawsuits for 40 years, representing both plaintiffs and defendants including trying multiple jury trials to verdict in state and federal courts. He has tried cases ranging in duration from two weeks to four and a half months. Although he has experience in virtually every type of civil lawsuit, Mr. Sheehan has particular "big case" practice emphasis and experience in the following:

  • Wrongful Death and Catastrophic Personal Injury Cases
  • Oil and Gas litigation, including disputes regarding leases, bonuses, title issues, trade secrets and fraud.
  • Trust and Estate litigation, including will contests and trust disputes and breach of fiduciary duty disputes.
  • Business torts, including breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Business and partnership disputes, including shareholder disputes, partnership disputes and fraud.


  • Aug. 1975-Aug. 1976: Briefing Attorney - Texas Supreme
  • Court - Justice Sears McGee
  • Exclusively Civil Trial Practice since 1976
  • St. Mary's School of Law, 1975, with high distinction (Graduated First in Class)
  • Law Clerk for Texas Supreme Court Justice Sears McGee (1975-1976)
  • Law Review Editor

Professional Recognition

  • Yearly AV Preeminent® Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating (highest possible rating)
  • Super Lawyers® Highest Possible selection and designation, 2009-2015 a Thompson Reuters service.
  • 2015 Top Rated Lawyer in Commercial Litigation, a peer review rating, by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2015 Lawyer of the Year. Selection as Best Fiduciary Litigation attorney - San Antonio Texas San Antonio Magazine.
  • 2014 selection as one of The Best Lawyers in America, Fiduciary Litigation, a peer-review publication a Woodward/White, Inc. service.
  • 2014 selection as one of The Best Lawyers in Texas, a peer-review publication A Best Lawyers, LLC service.
  • 2014 selection to The Top 100 Trial Lawyers, by The National Trial Lawyers

Professional Activities

  • Member of multiple State and Federal Bar Committees over many years related to federal and state court litigation and trials.

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation - Life Member
  • American Bar Association
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Fellow of the San Antonio Bar Foundation
  • American Association for Justice
Eagle Ford Shale

Corpus Christi Location:

Eagle Ford Shale
500 N Shoreline Blvd #710,
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

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Dunn Sheehan LLP - Eagle Ford Shale
Located at 500 N. Shoreline Blvd., Suite 710 Corpus Christi, TX 78401. View Map
Phone: (800) 372-7307 | Local Phone: (361) 442-2010.

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