Patrick Sears

Patrick Sears


Patrick received his undergraduate degree from the University of Houston, where he earned high academic honors. After graduation, he served as a Reading, English, and Social Studies Educator within the Channelview Independent School District. Deciding to pursue a legal career, Patrick attended the University of Houston Law Center. At UH Law, he participated in mock trial competitions and the Mediation Clinic, served as Treasurer and Secretary of the Black Law Students Association, and acted as a student representative upon the Faculty Appointments Committee.

Prior to joining Sheehy Ware Pappas & Grubbs, Patrick worked for Houston Firms where he successfully defended individuals and nationally recognized companies in insurance related disputes, first- and third-party automobile claims, construction defect claims, and other general liability matters.


Patrick’s areas of concentration include commercial litigation, construction defects, and insurance defense matters. In addition to his work in civil litigation, Patrick also provides various pro bono legal services to members of his community primarily focused upon employment and land-lord tenant disputes.


University of Houston Law Center, 2021, Doctor of Jurisprudence


University of Houston, 2016, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy, manga cum laude

Legal Memberships

Houston Bar Association

Houston Lawyers Association

Houston Young Lawyers Association

State Bar of Texas Sections

Insurance Law

Business Law

Construction Law

Criminal Justice

African-American Lawyers

Honors and Awards

UH Law Center

Dean’s List Fall 2019


University of Houston

Dean’s List Fall 2016

Dean’s List Spring 2016

Dean’s List Fall 2015

Hobby School of Public Affairs – Richard A. Murray Endowed Scholarship Award

Dean’s List Fall 2014


State Bar of Texas