Patrick Malone

Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC

About Patrick Malone

Patrick Malone is a leading trial lawyer, author and teacher of effective persuasion skills, based in Washington, D.C. Malone learned how to ask questions and get answers as an award-winning investigative journalist. Over the last four decades he has worked on behalf of seriously injured people in lawsuits against hospitals, doctors, drug companies, government agencies, and other defendants. His latest book, The Fearless Cross-Examiner: Win the Witness, Win the Case, was published by Trial Guides. Malone is also the author of Winning Medical Malpractice Cases with the Rules of the Road Technique and is co-author of the best-selling advocacy book: Rules of the Road: A Plaintiff Lawyer’s Guide to Proving Liability. He also wrote a book for consumers: The Life You Save: Nine Steps to Finding the Best Medical Care -- and Avoiding the Worst. Patrick Malone is a graduate of Yale Law School and is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates and a fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, both invitation-only organizations of leading trial lawyers. Malone is a member of the American Law Institute. Malone has been recognized as a leader in the law by Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers (listed in the “top 100” of the 70,000 members of the D.C. Bar), and The Best Lawyers in America. In 2018-2019, Malone served as president of the Pound Civil Justice Institute (now the National Civil Justice Institute), the national “think tank” of the plaintiffs’ bar which promotes the civil justice system and trial by jury. Malone grew up in Wichita, Kansas, the oldest of seven children in an Irish Catholic family. Malone and his staff work out of offices in Washington, D.C. a few blocks north of the White House, and they represent clients throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.



Yale Law School
J.D. | Sep 1981 - May 1984


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