Patrick M. Johns graduated from the University of Miami School of Law as a Dean’s Honor Scholarship recipient in 2007 and immediately entered the field of defense litigation with a prestigious statewide insurance defense firm in West Palm Beach, FL.
In 2009, Patrick entered active duty with the U.S. Army, graduating as the Distinguished Honor Graduate of his Officer Candidate School class at Fort Benning, Georgia. After completing infantry officer training, Patrick joined the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps where he specialized in criminal litigation involving felony-level crimes committed by U.S. military personnel and civilians. Patrick obtained first chair trial experience while securing a 100% conviction rate for criminal cases including violent felonies, special victim cases, and financial crimes. Patrick has deployed twice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom including a combat tour in Afghanistan and a deployment with the U.S. Army Reserve to the Middle East.
After completing active duty service in 2014, Patrick returned to South Florida and resumed civil law practice as a defense attorney handling cases of medical malpractice, premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, first party property, wrongful death claims, as well as federal litigation on behalf of the City of Fort Lauderdale and Broward County, Florida. Patrick continues to serve in the U.S. Army Reserve and is a VFW Life Member. In his spare time, Patrick enjoys supporting the Palm Beach County Canes Club as well as Palm Beach County Habitat for Humanity.