Patrick S. Cousins
Patrick St. George Cousins; a husband, and father of three, was born in Kingston, Jamaica November 3, 1964. He grew up in Clifton, New Jersey graduating in the top three percent of his high school class as a National Honor Society Scholar. After high school, Mr. Cousins attended the College of William & Mary in Virginia, as a Martin Luther King Jr. Scholar, captained the track team, and graduated with a degree in Economics. On October 24, 2008, Mr. Cousins was appointed as a trustee for The College of William & Mary Foundation.
Mr. Cousins was awarded a Virgil Hawkins Fellowship to attend the University of Florida College of Law. In 1989, Mr. Cousins graduated law school as a two-time recipient of the Presidentís Outstanding Student Award. He presently serves his law school as a member of the Law School Alumni Council.
As a Florida Bar licensed attorney nearing his third decade of practice, Mr. Cousins has fulfilled the prerequisites necessary to be admitted to practice law in the United States Southern and Middle District Courts, 11th Circuit Court, and the Supreme Court of the United States of America. Having earned the respect of his peers he has received an AV rating (the highest rating possible) from Martindale-Hubbell, which evaluates lawyers in the United States and Canada solely based on peer review. A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating attests to a lawyer's legal ability and professional ethics, and reflects the confidential opinions of the Bar and the Judiciary. In addition Mr. Cousins is recognized in the 2008 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
Having represented major automobile manufacturers and insurance companies in the past, Mr. Cousins is uniquely qualified to represent your needs. He is a member of the Florida Justice Association, an organization committed to zealously representing victims and their families who suffer from the wrongful acts of others. Mr. Cousins' efforts have yielded millions of dollars for deserving families.
An art lover, Mr. Cousins is the corporate sponsor and general counsel for the Education Gallery Group, a non-profit gallery that exhibits, promotes, and facilitates the art work of Palm Beach County's school children. Mr. Cousinsí love for the performing arts has caused his law practice to expand to represent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musicians, composers, producers, and parties associated with the music and entertainment industry.
In addition to being published in law journals, Mr. Cousins has appeared in state and national newspapers and magazines, on ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC television, and on radio shows regarding his international law practice. For more information on Mr. Cousins credentials, please visit Martindale-Hubbell, the authoritative resource for information on the worldwide legal profession.