Patrick J. McGroder IV
PRACTICE AREAS:CATASTROPHIC INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH | AVIATION DISASTERS | CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS | DRAM SHOP/BAR | FIRE AND EXPLOSIONS | INSURANCE AND BAD FAITH | LEGAL AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY | MEDICAL MALPRACTICE | MOTOR VEHICLE AND COMMERCIAL TRUCKING COLLISIONS | NEGLIGENCE | NURSING HOME AND ELDER ABUSE | DEFECTIVE PRODUCTS | SEXUAL ASSAULT/MISCONDUCT
Patrick J. McGroder IV is a member of Beus Gilbert McGroder PLLC, a premier boutique law firm concentrating on High Stakes Litigation, Real Estate and Zoning Law, and Plaintiffs Catastrophic Injury & Wrongful Death. Mr. McGroder is a member of the firm’s Plaintiffs Catastrophic Injury & Wrongful Death practice.
He has represented victims in high-profile, complex catastrophic litigation and wrongful death cases, such as the Las Vegas Route 91 Shooting cases, Yarnell Granite Mountain Hotshot cases, UBER Death case, and numerous catastrophic motor vehicle and medical malpractice injury cases. Mr. McGroder is humbled to represent victims who have been catastrophically injured and/or suffered unimaginable tragedies such as the death of a child or loved one. As a plaintiffs’ attorney, Mr. McGroder has the extraordinary ability to enact social change and ensure justice for those that have been harmed as a result of negligence.
Mr. McGroder attended Brophy College Preparatory and graduated in 2006. He graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. During his junior year, Mr. McGroder spent a year in Cork, Ireland studying abroad at the University College Cork. In Ireland, Mr. McGroder worked for a refugee legal aid clinic where he had the unique opportunity to assist families seeking asylum from political and social stigmatization and persecution. Mr. McGroder graduated from Holy Cross in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in history with a focus on Irish History.
Mr. McGroder returned to Arizona and attended Phoenix School of Law. During law school, Mr. McGroder worked at the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office prosecuting and assisting on felony cases, including complex murder and aggravated assault prosecutions.
Mr. McGroder also attended a summer law program in Rome, Italy with Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.
After law school, Mr. McGroder worked at the Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office for approximately four years. He represented hundreds of clients on complex criminal and civil matters and received multiple favorable jury trial verdicts. As a trial attorney, Mr. McGroder has had the opportunity to litigate in Maricopa County Superior Court for approximately seven years, assisting in selecting over 25 juries. He has integrated himself into the world of high-stakes litigation. His oral advocacy skills and courtroom experience have allowed him to provide a persuasive and passionate approach to seeking justice on behalf of his clients.
Mr. McGroder has built his career focusing on clients’ needs. He understands the all-encompassing ramifications of a catastrophic injury and how it tragically impacts every aspect of a client’s life, work, and family. Through his unrelenting dedication and compassion, Mr. McGroder works day and night to ensure justice is served and his clients receive a comforting sense of finality from their sometimes inescapable nightmare.
Mr. McGroder is a top-rated personal injury attorney in Phoenix, Arizona. In 2020, he was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star and is a member of The National Trial Lawyers Civil Plaintiff Top 40 under 40.
Mr. McGroder is a frequent lecturer and donates his time and attention to the Ronald McDonald House and raising money for Child Help Charity and the Arizona Burn Foundation. Mr. McGroder is also a member of Executive Counsel Charities, which raises nearly $3,000,000 each year for children’s charities in Arizona.
Mr. McGroder is the head coach of Brophy Mock Trial and has been teaching at the school since 2014. In his free time, Pat spends his time with his daughter, plays ice hockey, and enjoys watching the Buffalo Bills & Buffalo Sabres.
U.S. District Court – District of Arizona
Supreme Court of the State of Arizona
Pro Hac Vice State Court of Nevada
Brophy College Preparatory
College of the Holy Cross, B.A.
Phoenix School of Law, J.D.
University College Cork, International Studies, Cork Ireland
Loyola University of Chicago School of Law Study Abroad, Rome, Italy
2023 Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Star
Super Lawyers Rising Stars – 2020-2021
Memberships, Distinctions & Activities
The National Trial Lawyers Civil Plaintiff – Top 40 under 40 – 2020-2021
Arizona Association for Justice: Trial Lawyers
Arizona Public Defense Association
Member of Executive Counsel Charities
Brophy College Preparatory, Head Coach, Mock Trial
Adjunct Faculty Lecturer, Phoenix College 2018 – Present
Community & Philanthropy
Ronald McDonald House Charity & Child Help Organization