R. Patrick Wolter

Shareholder

Patrick Wolter is a shareholder in the Corpus Christi office of Donnell, Abernethy & Kieschnick. He is a trial lawyer whose practice includes insurance defense litigation, workers’ compensation, agricultural law, toxic torts, and construction defect cases.

Pat is a member of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel and the Corpus Christi Bar Association where he is currently serving as President (July ‘05–June ‘06). Pat was previously President of the Corpus Christi Young Lawyer’s Association from 1987-1988 and was voted outstanding Young Lawyer by that organization. He is Martindale Hubbell AV Rated. He previously served on the Texas State Bar Agricultural Law Committee from 2001-2003 and is a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Additionally, he is a graduate of the National College of District Attorneys and has tried over 85 felony jury trials.

Pat has served through the Volunteer Lawyers Project, as board member of the Corpus Christi Library Board, Director of the downtown YMCA Board, and served as a board member of the National Kidney Foundation of the Texas Coastal Bend.

Pat received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Texas in 1979, then earned a Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law in 1983. Prior to joining Donnell, Abernethy & Kieschnick, he served as the Assistant District Attorney for Nueces, Kennedy, and Kleberg Counties from 1984-1987, and is admitted to practice as a member of the Texas Bar and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Position:
Shareholder
Area of Practice:
Insurance defense litigation
Workers’ Compensation
Agricultural law
Construction defect
Toxic torts.
Admitted:
Texas, 1983
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas 1989
Education:
South Texas College of Law (J.D. 1983)
University of Texas (B.A. 1979)
Major: History
Honors and Affiliations:
Corpus Christi Bar Association (President, 2005)
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Texas State Bar Agricultural Law Committee (2001-2003)
Fellow Texas Bar Foundation
President Corpus Christi Young Lawyers Association
Outstanding Young Lawyer – Corpus Christi Young Lawyers Association 1990-1991
Born:
1957, Waco, Texas