Patrick Coffey

Partner

CONTACT
Phone: 713-735-8514
Fax: 713-351-4514
Email: pcoffey@ssbplaw.com
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PRACTICE AREAS
Family Law

Profile

Patrick has been dedicated to the practice of family law since his second and third years of law school when he interned for the 247th Family District Court of Harris County, Texas. After spending two years practicing family law in Dallas, Texas, Patrick moved back to Houston to be closer to his family and to focus his attention on serving the families of the Houston Metropolitan area in one of their greatest times of need.

There are no “cookie-cutter” family law cases, as every client’s facts, needs, and circumstances require a unique plan. Patrick takes a practical, reasonable approach to each case he handles, recognizing that clients are best served in an efficient and cost-effective manner. He always puts the client’s best interests at the forefront of his work.

Patrick handles a large assortment of family law matters, including divorces, original suits affecting the parent-child relationship, modifications of orders involving children, enforcements, marital agreements, and protective orders.

Patrick’s Practice Includes

  • Premarital and post marital agreements
  • Divorce litigation
  • Modification of orders
  • Enforcement actions
  • Parentage actions

Education

University of Texas at Austin
B.A., Government, 2003

South Texas College of Law
J.D., 2006

Membership and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas, 2006
  • Houston Bar Associate, Family Law Section

Community Involvement

  • Deacon, Christ the King Presbyterian Church
  • Houston Bar Association, Legal Lines
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Coach, Memorial Drive United Methodist Church Sports and Recreation

Recognitions and Awards

Rising Star, 2010, 2018 (by Thomson Reuters, as listed in Texas Monthly)

Personal

Patrick enjoys listening to music, attending concerts, playing basketball, following technology blogs, attempting home repairs, and spending time with his wife, Jaime, and his two sons, Walter and Harry.