Before the age of 30, Mr. O’Hara had already taken cases to verdict as lead trial counsel in legal actions, where millions of dollars were in dispute.  Before joining Jacobs O'Hara McMullen, P.C., Mr. O'Hara was employed by a law firm as lead trial counsel for a litigation group of approximately twenty attorneys.  Mr. O'Hara is routinely asked to serve as lead trial counsel by other prestigious law firms and seasoned attorneys for their clients.  He has represented injured victims as well as businesses in state courts, federal courts and in international arbitration.

Patrick O'Hara has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2012-2017. For reference: no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in each state are named Rising Stars.  He has also been named a Top Lawyer by Houstonia Magazine and received a rating from Avvo of superb.

Mr. O’Hara attended Pepperdine University School of Law and graduated summa cum laude as salutatorian of his class. He earned additional recognition as Order of the Barristers and Order of the Coif. He is licensed to practice in Texas, California and Louisiana.


  • Rising Star by Super Lawyers, 2012-2016
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys: 10 Best Client Satisfaction
  • Avvo Rating: Superb, Top Attorney Personal Injury
  • Avvo Rating: Superb, Top Attorney Mesothelioma
  • Avvo Rating: Superb, Top Attorney Wrongful Death
  • Avvo Rating: Clients' Choice 2015-2016, Personal Injury
  • Top Lawyers 2015-2016: Houstonia Magazine 
  • Pepperdine University School of Law, salutatorian, summa cum laude
  • Order of Barristers
  • Order of the Coif
  • Pepperdine University School of Law Faculty Scholar
  • Wheaton College, magna cum laude


  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Louisiana