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Patterson S. Weaver III

Patterson S. Weaver III

Patterson Weaver Law, LLC
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI ...
  • Colorado
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Patterson Weaver is an experienced trial attorney dedicated to providing his clients with first-class personalized service and excellent outcomes.

As a former felony prosecutor, Mr. Weaver tried cases ranging from DUIs to felony Crime of Violence cases, with an outstanding rate of success. While a County Court prosecutor, Patterson became one of the few attorneys in the state of Colorado to try and win an evidentiary “Shreck” hearing on the admissibility of Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) testimony. For his efforts, the Pikes Peak Region DUI Taskforce gave him the “Complex Prosecution Award." More recently, Mr. Weaver has earned a Superb rating from AVVO and accolades from a number of professional organizations including the Super Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.

Mr. Weaver utilizes his experience as a tough former prosecutor to effectively and passionately defend clients in all manner of criminal cases, including DUIs, domestic violence cases, misdemeanors, and felonies. Since founding his own firm, Patterson Weaver Law, Mr. Weaver has expanded his practice areas to include probate litigation and personal injury. Mr. Weaver has successfully litigated several multi-million dollar probate litigations.

Patterson Weaver Law’s core mission statement is “We Help People.” To meet that mission, Patterson Weaver and his staff endeavor to treat every client with respect, empathy, and compassion, while working to achieve superior outcomes.

Mr. Weaver offers free initial consultations in all of his practice areas, and would be honored to discuss with you how he can help with your situation.

University of Denver
J.D. | Law
Honors: Graduated top 20% of his Class; Selected as Most Outstanding Barrister in 2009 by the University of Denver Sturm College of Law Student Body; Criminal Representation Clinic Outstanding Student Award 2008; 1st Place Hoffman Cup Trial Competition 2007; 1st Place ABA West Coast Negotiations Competition 2006; 2nd Place DU Negotiations Competition 2006; Semifinalist Moot Court Motions Competition 2008; 2nd Place Team, Regional American Association of Justice Team (perfect closing scores) 2009; Semifinalist, NACDL Mock Trial Invitational (awarded Outstanding Advocate) 2008; Scholastic Excellence Award--Trial Practice 2006; Scholastic Excellence Award--Torts 2005.
Activities: Vice President--Criminal Law Association; Vice President--Student Trial Lawyer's Association; Member--Moot Court Board; Member ABA Traveling Mock-Trial Team; Member AAJ Traveling Mock-Trial Team; Member ABA National Negotiations Team;
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Duquesne University
M.S.Ed. (2002) | Education
Honors: Dean's Teaching Fellow
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Pennsylvania State University - University Park
B.A. | Major in Political Science; Minor in Economics; Minor in Religious Studies
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Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
Patterson Weaver Law, LLC
- Current
Patterson Weaver recently opened his own law practice, with a focus in the areas of Criminal and Traffic Law, Estate Planning, Probate, and Landlord-Tenant Law. Patterson Weaver prides himself on providing excellent legal services at reasonable rates, and in providing excellent customer service to each and every client.
Criminal Defense Attorney
Gasper Law Group, PLLC
Mr. Weaver worked as primarily a Criminal Defense Attorney, handling a large variety of cases, ranging from serious felonies to DUIs to minor city traffic tickets, with an excellent record of success. Mr. Weaver also handled cases in the areas of Domestic Relations, Landlord-Tenant Law, and various other matters.
Felony Prosecutor
4th Judicial District Attorney's Office
Patterson Weaver prosecuted a wide variety of cases while with the 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office. Mr. Weaver began in County Court where he handled hundreds of DUI, traffic, domestic violence, and other misdemeanor cases. Mr. Weaver was then promoted to become a felony prosecutor, and handled serious felonies, including Crime of Violence (COV) cases.
2019 Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Top 10 Criminal Law Attorney for Colorado
American Jurist Institute
Top 40 Criminal Defense Lawyers Under 40 in the State of Colorado for 2018
The American Society of Legal Advocates
10 Best Attorney's Under 40--Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Top 10 Under 40--For Excellence in the field of Criminal Law
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
2016 Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Complex Prosecution Award
Pikes Peak Regaion DUI Taskforce
Awarded the Complex Prosecution Award for preparing and trying a Shreck hearing on the admissibility of Drug Recognition Expert testimony in Colorado. The transcript from the hearing and the resulting order are still regularly provided to young Deputy District Attorneys as a model for the issue.
Professional Associations
Colorado Bar Association
- Current
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El Paso County Bar Association
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingent fee arrangements available on Personal Injury representations as well as appropriate Probate Litigation / Will Contests (on a case-by-case basis).
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Reasonable rates. Most criminal cases are flat-fee. Basic probate representations are hourly.
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Probate
  • Personal Injury
  • Juvenile Law
  • Estate Planning
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
Patterson Weaver Law, LLC
306 E Cucharras St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Telephone: (719) 264-9858
Fax: (719) 264-9868