Patrick Barkley is a partner in the Savannah office within the Firm’s specialty litigation group. His practice areas include admiralty, transportation, logistics, commercial collections, insurance defense, business litigation, and real estate litigation.
As part of Patrick’s real estate litigation practice, he represents clients in a wide range of disputes, including condemnation matters, boundary and easement disputes, landlord-tenant disputes, and annual ad valorem property tax appeals. Patrick has successfully handled hundreds of property tax appeal disputes in the Boards of Equalization and Superior Courts of southeastern Georgia involving residential, commercial, personal, historic rehabilitated, and special classes of tax-exempt properties.
Patrick is admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; the U.S. District Courts for the Middle, Northern, and Southern Districts of Georgia; and all courts of the State of Georgia.
Patrick earned his J.D. in May 2012 from the Samford University Cumberland School of Law where he was awarded multiple Scholar of Merit awards, served as an articles editor for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy, and was selected by faculty as a Caruthers Fellow to assist incoming students in legal writing and research classes. Prior to law school, Patrick earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Auburn University.