Patrick A. Cruise
The Hamilton Firm, LLC
2401 Broad Street
Suite 102
Chattanooga, TN  37408

Licensed in: TN, GA, LA

Law school: LSU, 2001
Undergraduate degrees: Pacific University, BA 1998

Martindale-Hubbell and other legal ratings
  • Martindale: AV Preeminent
  • Super Lawyers Mid South: Nine years
Trucking specific organizations and leadership positions and awards:
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA), Board Certified in Truck Accident Law, 2023
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) Trucking Litigation Group, Member
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, Member
Law Organizations and leadership and awards:
  • American Association for Justice
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association - Champion
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association - Current Member and Former Board Member
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Life Member
  • Robert E. Cooper American Inns of Court (2013-2018)
Notable Results: 
  • $3,000,000 settlement for case involving a tractor trailer pulling in front of the plaintiff's vehicle on a highway in Georgia, causing severe injuries
  • $2,750,000 settlement for plaintiff injured by a negligent commercial motor vehicle driver in Tennessee
  • $3,500,000 jury verdict in Tennessee
Other Important Info:
  Patrick has tried jury trials to verdict in Tennessee, Georgia, and Louisiana.