Patrick Cork Law Firm
Civil and Criminal Trial Lawyer
Patrick Cork was born and reared in Lowndes County, Georgia, and spent a lot of time in his father’s law office as a child. He began observing jury trials and court proceedings at a young age. Patrick graduated from Sanford Naval Academy in Sanford, Florida in 1975. He earned his B.A. degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia in 1979. He graduated with Academic Honors from Campbell University School of Law in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1983. While at Campbell, Patrick was a member of the prestigious Campbell Law Review, the law library staff and served as a faculty research assistant. Patrick studied trial methods taught by Gerry Spence at the Trial Lawyers’ College in Duboise, Wyoming.
Patrick has been actively engaged in his personal injury, family law and criminal defense practice since 1983. He is admitted to the Georgia Bar, The Florida Bar and the South Carolina Bar. He has been admitted to the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern District of Georgia; the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida and the South Carolina District. He has also handled numerous appeals before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Patrick has held a Georgia motorcycle license for over 40 years and has logged over 6,000 miles touring on a Harley-Davidson Road King. As a private pilot of single-engine aircraft, Patrick has logged nearly 800 hours of flight time as PIC in Cessna and Piper aircraft. Patrick holds a Black Belt in Taekwondo.