Patrick focuses his practice in the areas of construction defect, insurance defense, and commercial litigation.

A native of Columbia, S.C., Patrick attended the University of South Carolina and earned a degree in Political Science in 2015. While in college, Patrick was inducted into the University’s Hall of Leaders and was named to the Dean’s List and President’s List. Patrick then attended the University of South Carolina School of Law and graduated cum laude in 2018. During law school, Patrick was named to the Dean’s List and President’s List, earned four CALI Awards, and served as an Articles Editor on the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law Journal. Patrick also served as chair of the Law School Ambassadors and volunteered as a Peer Mentor.

While in law school, Patrick worked as an intern in the chambers of several state and federal court judges: Justice John C. Few (S.C. Supreme Court); Judge H. Bruce Williams (S.C. Court of Appeals); and Judge Richard M. Gergel (U.S. District Court).

After graduating from law school, Patrick served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable D. Garrison Hill at the South Carolina Court of Appeals. While at the court, Patrick managed cases from the initial review of appellate briefs and records through the drafting of opinions for cases on appeal from South Carolina courts, including: circuit court, probate court, family court, the S.C. Administrative Law Court, and the S.C. Workers’ Compensation Commission.

Patrick is an avid runner and enjoys traveling in his free time. He is active in the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division and serves on the University of South Carolina School of Law Young Alumni Council.

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Memberships 

  • South Carolina Bar
  • North Carolina Bar

Honors & Distinctions 

  • CALI Awards: Advanced Legal Writing; Appellate Advocacy; Legal Writing for the Courts; Criminal Procedure

Publications

  • J. Patrick Bradley, Beware-bnb?: Adapting the Regulatory Approach of Community Associations to Residential Sharing & Zoning Trends, 53 Real Prop. Tr. & Est. L. J. 373 (2018).