Patrick G. Drake
5051 Westheimer, Suite 1200
Houston, Texas 77056
Firm: Hoover Slovacek Attorneys at Law
Commercial litigation and real estate law firm. Legal services include real estate, corporate and business, entertainment law, estate planning and probate, construction, bankruptcy, intellectual property and technology, tax law, employment and family law, advertising and marketing, data security, privacy law, and community association representation.
Patrick Drake has successfully resolved thousands of contested legal matters for clients since joining Hoover Slovacek. In court, he has secured over five hundred final judgments in favor of the firm's clients and has resolved many matters through out of court settlements, with and without the use of mediation. He assists his clients in a wide variety of civil litigation matters involving residential and commercial landlord-tenant disputes, construction, real estate transactions, contractual negotiations, collections, will contests, personal injury, family law and insurance defense.
His clients have prevailed in over fifteen jury trials.
A graduate of South Texas College of Law, he served as the Assistant Managing Editor for the South Texas Law Review, Director of Board of Advocates and a member of Phi Delta Phi honors fraternity. Mr. Drake also authored "Victim-Offender Mediation in Texas" which was selected for publication in the 2006 South Texas Law Review-Summary Judgments in Texas.
In 2005, he competed as a varsity brief writer and oralist in the University of San Diego Criminal Procedure National Moot Court Competition – earning a top ten ranking He also won the Addie Lucille Heaton Award for Distinguished Service to South Texas Law Review and the State Bar of Texas Law Student Division Professionalism Award. As South Texas's representative to the American Bar Association, Mr. Drake received the Bronze Key for increasing student membership more than any member in the 13th Circuit.
Affiliations & Memberships:
State Bar of Texas, Member, 2006 - Present
Houston Bar Association, Member
Houston Symphony Chorus, 2008 - Present
Beverly Hills, California
Winter Park, Florida
Kelly Barcia Nuñez
Thomas A. Roman
Richard S. Lawson