Patrick G. Carmody focuses his practice in the area of civil litigation. He joined the firm in 2015 after nearly five years as a Senior Prosecutor at the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office. Since joining the firm, Patrick has collaborated with clients to effectively and efficiently resolve numerous condemnation and business litigation matters. Patrick is recognized in the 2021 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” in the area of Commercial Litigation and, annually since 2017, as a Rising Star by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers®.

While at the Circuit Attorney’s Office, Patrick prosecuted hundreds of serious felony and misdemeanor cases. In addition to serving as lead counsel for 27 jury trials, Patrick also handled numerous high profile cases. He was also appointed Misdemeanor Trial Coach in 2014 and was awarded the Trial Star for Jury Trial Excellence in 2013.

Patrick served as a founding member of the Young Professional’s Board for the Little Bit Foundation and currently participates in the Corporate Achiever’s Campaign for the Gateway Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Recently, Patrick and other young professionals in the St. Louis area founded The Young Friends of The Backstoppers to expand their ability to provide financial assistance and support to the spouses and dependent children of all police officers, firefighters, volunteer firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs who have lost their lives or suffered a catastrophic injury performing their duties.

Patrick earned his J.D., Cum Laude, from Washington University School of Law, where he received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for achieving the highest grades in Civil Procedure and Appellate Advocacy. He earned his B.A., Cum Laude, from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.


Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO, J.D., cum laude, 2010;

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award (highest grade in Civil Procedure)
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award (highest grade in Appellate Advocacy)

Miami University, Oxford, OH, B.A., cum laude, 2007;

  • Sidney Souers Academic Scholarship
  • Miami Achievement Award
  • Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Fraternity
  • The National Honors Society
  • Dean’s List
  • Phi Delta Theta Fraternity


Community Involvement
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Corporate Achievers Campaign
  • The Little Bit Foundation, Young Professional’s Board of Directors, 2011-2014
  • The Backstoppers, The Young Friends of the Backstoppers, 2016-present
  • Best Lawyers – “The Best Lawyers in America” – Commercial Litigation (2020-present)
  • Super Lawyers – Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars (2017-present)
  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly – “Up & Coming Lawyer” (2023)
  • Misdemeanor Trial Coach (2014)
  • Trial Star Award for Jury Trial Excellence (2013)