Patrick W. Knight is a Shareholder at The Grife Law Firm and a Board-Certified Civil Trial Attorney. During his illustrious career, Mr. Knight has taken over 170 cases to jury trial, and he has won an overwhelmingly large percentage of those trials. Mr. Knight’s track record of success dovetails impeccably with our Firm’s reputation and mission of providing the wrongfully injured with top-level legal representation.
After spending decades representing defendants in personal injury lawsuits, Mr. Knight decided to take his talents to The Grife Law Firm to represent the injured in the most aggressive and strategic ways possible. Mr. Knight offers keen insights into the tactics of the defense industry, and he has cultivated strategies throughout his career on how to beat them. Having overcome personal tragedy, Mr. Knight has now found his calling representing injury victims. He offers a unique ability to empathize with the wrongfully injured, understanding what they are going through after suffering a life-changing event. Mr. Knight has now dedicated his career to helping injury victims successfully recover fully maximized financial compensation while moving forward in a meaningful way.
In addition to being a successful trial attorney, Patrick is a renowned public speaker and published author. He routinely lectures at Victim Advocate and Support Group events. Mr. Knight has published over three books, and he has been recognized as a truly inspiring author.
Mr. Knight is a graduate of the University of Illinois and the University of Miami Law School. He resides in South Florida with his wife and two children.
- University of Illinois, B.S. 1994
- University of Miami, J.D. 1997
- Board Certification, Civil Trial Law (2005, 2010, 2015, 2020 – recertification every five years)
- Ten Outstanding Young Americans – Jr. Chamber of Commerce (2013)
- for my work with victims and survivors
- Broward County Crime Commission – Building Bridges Award (2013)
- for my work with victims and survivors
- 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of Miami-Dade County (2010)
- United Way Miami – Dorothy Shula Award for Leadership and Volunteerism (Finalist 2001 and 2002)
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