Firm Partner Patrick Wandres earned his bachelor of arts in Letters at the University of Oklahoma, and his law degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He also holds a French language Certificate from the Universit? de Nice - Sophia Antipolis in France. While attending law school, Patrick served as Justice of the international legal fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta. He was also a Stephenson scholar and a Member of the American Indian Law Review. His article, "Indian Land Claims: Sherrill and the Impending Legacy of the Doctrine of Laches," was published in the American Indian Law Review in 2006. An Eagle Scout and native Tulsan, Patrick returned to Tulsa after graduating law school and practiced with several law firms before forming Wandres Law. Patrick and his wife Brandy have three sons. Patrick is admitted to practice before all trial courts and all federal district courts in the State of Oklahoma.
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Patrick is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubble and has been honored as a "Rising Star" attorney and subsequently, a "Super Lawyer" in Personal Injury representation for the past five consecutive years. Additionally, Patrick has been honored as a "Top 40 Under 40" attorney by the National Trial Lawyers Association from 2012 to the present.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Patrick handles all types of litigation, but focuses the majority of his practice on representing plaintiffs with claims of catastrophic personal injuries, auto accidents, semi truck accidents, boating accidents, bicycle / cycling accidents, wrongful death, and other personal injury claims. Additionally, Patrick handles a wide array of claims involving complex business litigation, employment litigation, and estate planning. As an accident attorney Oklahoma residents can relate to, he prides himself on being a Tulsa personal injury lawyer who puts his clients first.