Patrick Yarborough is a commercial litigator with experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in all aspects of litigation, including discovery, mediation, arbitration, and trial. Mr. Yarborough served as lead counsel for an oilfield services company in a successful arbitration and has argued numerous hearings in state and federal court. As a participant in the city of Houston’s Volunteer Prosecutor Program, he has won many jury trials.
Before joining AZA, Mr. Yarborough was an associate in the litigation section at Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP for nearly three years. He has also served as a briefing attorney to Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht as well as a federal judge in the Middle District of Alabama.
Mr. Yarborough earned his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law where he graduated in the top 10% of his class and served on the Texas Law Review. He is a graduate of Georgetown University.
The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2012, with honors
Texas Law Review, Order of the Coif
President, American Constitution Society
Supreme Court Clinic and Workers’ Rights Clinic
Interscholastic Mock Trial Team
Dean’s Awards for highest exam grades in Admiralty and Constitutional Law II: Federalism
Student mentor, Office of Student Life
Research assistant to Professor Joseph R. Fishkin, author of Opportunity Pluralism
Georgetown University, A.B., 2007, cum laude
WGTB university radio, music show host
State Bar of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
German and Italian, conversational
Professional Associations and Memberships
Houston Volunteer Lawyers Inc., Board of Directors
Story | Houston, literary journal that publishes short fiction