Patrick G. King

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Alton, IL

MillerKing LLC
 | 2410 State St, Alton, IL 62002
Phone: 618-462-8405
Fax: 618-258-7208
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Administrative Law (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
  • Virtual Appointments
Attorney Profile

Patrick G. King is committed to representing people, families, and small business in difficult and stressful times. Patrick concentrates and focuses his practice in the areas of Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, General Civil Litigation, and Administrative Hearings. As the managing partner of MillerKing LLC - a comprehensive law firm located in Southwest Illinois, Patrick and his law partner - William R. Miller - provide vision and leadership in the firm whose practice areas also include Workers' Compensation, Estate Planning, Probate, Criminal Defense, DUI's & Traffic, Family Law, and service as Guardian Ad Litem on behalf of minors and disabled adults. 

In Personal Injury claims and cases, law firm of MillerKing LLC is designed and managed to handle cases ranging from simple automobile accidents to complex trucking accidents. The law firm of MillerKing LLC represents clients throughout Illinois, including Madison County, Jersey County, Bond County, Calhoun County, Greene County, and Macoupin County. Each case and client matter is handled carefully with strict confidentiality, professionalism, and timely communications. The firm utilizes modern technology, builds strong professional relationships, believes in a sense of community, and supports the highest ethical standards of the legal profession, including the right to jury trial and strong advocacy. 

The legal process can be complicated, time consuming, and stressful. Patrick wishes to meet with each client personally and learn the facts and circumstances during the first visit. The potential client will know the risks, possibilities, timeline, costs, and fees. It is always the potential client’s decision whether to move forward with representation and pursuit of the claim or case. 

Patrick has been the recipient of many honors: AV Preeminent (Martindale-Hubbell); (Superb Rating at 10.0); Super Lawyers Rising Star (2015-2021); and Voted Best of the Best in 2013 by The Alton Telegraph. Patrick is a member of many legal organizations and community organizations, including  Alton-Wood River Bar Association (Past President), Madison County Bar Association (Past President; Past Vice President; Past Treasurer; Past Secretary; Past Young Lawyers' Division Chairperson), Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, The Missouri Bar, American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, and American Bar Foundation, Fellows. 

Patrick is committed to local, charitable, religious and civil organizations, such as North-Alton Godfrey Business Council, RiverBend Growth Association, Knights of Columbus, and St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey, IL. Patrick and his law firm also support local sports and charitable golf tournaments.  


Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Administrative Law
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


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Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021

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About Patrick King

Admitted: 2009, Illinois

Professional Webpage:


  • Voted Best of the Best Attorney for Madison County, The Alton Telegraph , 2013
  • Top 100, National Trial Lawyers, Top 100, National Trial Lawyers, 2019
  • Dean's List, Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • Certificate of Merit (top grade) - Constitutional Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2008
  • Certificate of Merit (top grade) - Criminal Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2007
  • Intra-School Mock Trial Competition Winner, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2007
  • Cum Laude Honors (Top 6% of Class), Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2009
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Certificate of Appreciation - Madison County Bar Association, 2011
  • Litigation Concentration, Thomas M. Cooley Law School , 2009
  • Certificate of Merit (top grade) - Law Office Management, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2008
  • Trinity Term Mock Trial Invitational Winner, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2008
  • Honors Scholarship, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2007
  • The Raymond Burr Award, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2007
  • Top 40 Litigation Under 40 in Illinois, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2013
  • Honor Roll, Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • National Trial Team Member, Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • Certificate of Merit (top grade) - Medical Malpractice, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2009
  • Excellence in Service to Mock Trial Board, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2007
  • Superb Rating (10.0 Personal Injury), Avvo, 2014
  • AV Preeminent , Martindale-Hubbell , 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, Madison County Bar Association (MCBA), 2019
  • Past President, Madison County Bar Association (MCBA), 2020
  • Board of Directors, Alton Main Street, 2011
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellows
  • Past Vice President, Alton-Wood River Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar, Member, 2010–present
  • Participating Member, Hyatt Legal Plans, 2013–present
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member, 2009–present
  • Past Vice President, Madison County Bar Association (MCBA)
  • Past President, Alton-Wood River Bar Association
  • Past Secretary, Madison County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), Member, 2009–present
  • Member, Knights of Columbus, 2013–present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), Member, 2012–present
  • Past Treasurer, Madison County Bar Association
  • Missouri, 2010
  • Past Secretary, Alton-Wood River Bar Association
  • Member, North-Alton Godfrey Business Council, 2011–present
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Member, 2009–present
  • Illinois, 2009
  • Past Chairperson of Young Lawyers' Division (YLD), Madison County Bar Association, 2011–2013
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • North Alton Godfrey Business Council
  • Pro Bono Service with Madison County Bar Association at Madison County Courthouse, 2012-present
  • Pro Bono Attorney (Volunteer), Catholic Charities Legal Services, 2013–present
  • Knights of Columbus

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Adjunct Professor/Instructor for Business Law II and World Citizen for undergraduate students at Missouri Baptist University., Adjunct Professor/Instructor, Missouri Baptist University, Higher Education, 2013
  • What is Reasonable Doubt? - Re/Max Alliance Newsletter
  • What is Personal Injury? - Re/Max Alliance Newsletter
  • Traffic Laws in Illinois - Moving Closer to Hands-Free Cellular Phone Use - Re/Max Alliance Newsletter
  • Asset Protection - Estate Planning, Liability & Insurance, & Record-keeping - Knights of Columbus Annual Benefits Meeting
  • Estate Planning - Wills, Probate, Estates, Powers of Attorney, and Trusts - Knights of Columbus Annual Benefits Meeting
  • DUI & Traffic Laws - Meeting of Alton-Godfrey Rotary Club
  • No Courts, No Justice, No Freedom - Law Day
  • The Legacy of John Adams - Law Day
  • Constitutional Law - ELL Club

Educational Background:

  • University of Missouri, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & History, 2006

Industry Groups

  • & Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Trial
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Office Location for Patrick G. King

2410 State St
Alton, IL 62002

Phone: 618-462-8405

Fax: 618-258-7208

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Last Updated: 10/6/2020

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