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J. Patrick Norris

Education

Charleston School of Law, J.D., 2009, summa cum laude

Clemson University, B.S., 1998, cum laude

Support Staff

Chelsea Kirkland, Paralegal

Direct: 843.266.8231

Fax: 843.727.2995

J. Patrick Norris

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Charleston, SC

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Education

Charleston School of Law, J.D., 2009, summa cum laude

Clemson University, B.S., 1998, cum laude

Support Staff

Chelsea Kirkland, Paralegal

Direct: 843.266.8231

Fax: 843.727.2995

Patrick is a partner in CSVL’s Charleston office and his practice focuses primarily on professional liability defense, design/construction litigation and general liability/personal injury defense.  Patrick also provides non-litigation support to his design professional and contractor clients, including contract drafting and review, navigation of subpoenas, and legal advice related to emerging industry issues.  He is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences, including events for The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), American Institute of Architects (AIA), and local/regional trade organizations.  Patrick is a principal presenter at CSVL’s annual Risk Management Seminar for Architects and Engineers.  Patrick was selected as one of the Super Lawyers Rising Stars® in South Carolina from 2016 to 2019–a peer-nominated award for no more than 2.5% of attorneys in each state.  Patrick has been honored as one of the top construction attorneys in the area by Charleston Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite” Feature, another peer-nominated award.

Patrick is a partner in CSVL’s Charleston office and his practice focuses primarily on professional liability defense, design/construction litigation and general liability/personal injury defense.  Patrick also provides non-litigation support to his design professional and contractor clients, including contract drafting and review, navigation of subpoenas, and legal advice related to emerging industry issues.  He is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences, including events for The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), American Institute of Architects (AIA), and local/regional trade organizations.  Patrick is a principal presenter at CSVL’s annual Risk Management Seminar for Architects and Engineers.  Patrick was selected as one of the Super Lawyers Rising Stars® in South Carolina from 2016 to 2019–a peer-nominated award for no more than 2.5% of attorneys in each state.  Patrick has been honored as one of the top construction attorneys in the area by Charleston Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite” Feature, another peer-nominated award.

Patrick graduated cum laude from Clemson University (Financial Management) and summa cum laude from Charleston School of Law.  He is a graduate of CLM’s three-year Claims College program in the School of Construction Claims and earned his Certified Claims Professional (CCP) designation.

Patrick grew up in coastal SC and has been in Charleston for the past 25 years.  In his spare time, Patrick enjoys writing/playing music, supporting his beloved Clemson Tigers, and spending time in the Blue Ridge mountains

Patrick graduated cum laude from Clemson University (Financial Management) and summa cum laude from Charleston School of Law.  He is a graduate of CLM’s three-year Claims College program in the School of Construction Claims and earned his Certified Claims Professional (CCP) designation.

Patrick grew up in coastal SC and has been in Charleston for the past 25 years.  In his spare time, Patrick enjoys writing/playing music, supporting his beloved Clemson Tigers, and spending time in the Blue Ridge mountains.

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