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Evan F. Patterson



“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” - Calvin Coolidge

Evan Patterson practices civil litigation, focusing primarily on personal injury defense in commercial transportation and products/premises liability cases. Prior to joining Naman Howell, Evan worked as an Assistant District Attorney at the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted all manner of cases including DWIs, fraud cases, murders, and just about everything else in between. While representing Bexar County, Evan tried over 25 cases to verdict. Apart from his courtroom experience, Evan’s prosecutorial background gives him a leg up in handling investigations, and clients have found this experience particularly valuable when it comes to handling initial investigations of major incidents. Evan excels in identifying and preserving the crucial pieces of evidence that will protect his client’s interest in any later litigation. Evan grew up in San Antonio and is a Churchill High School graduate. He attended Baylor University as an undergraduate where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta. Evan received his JD from Boston College Law School.


Representative Matters

Obtained full summary judgment under CPRC Chapter 95 for warehouse owner in premises liability claim.

Obtained a no liability and zero damages total defense verdict for gunite company and its driver in four-day trial in the 131st Judicial District in Bexar County.

Secured numerous favorable settlements for his clients at all stages of the litigation process.


Civic & Professional

State Bar of Texas

San Antonio Bar Association

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Beyond the Law

When he is not working, Evan enjoys being outdoors with his wife and chocolate lab. He is an avid, though not so talented, golfer. He also enjoys solving the New York Times Crossword and following his sports teams, especially his Baylor Bears. 


  • State Bar of Texas, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas


Boston College Law School, J.D., 2015

Baylor University, B.A. in History and English, 2012

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