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Patricia M. Hoban Law Firm

Patricia Hoban is a trial lawyer with courtroom experience, trying both civil and criminal jury trials to verdict in both Pennsylvania state and the United States federal courts. She has been listed as an attorney who has received among the top 32 verdicts in Pennsylvania by Verdict Search and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum which limits membership to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards, and settlements.

Ms. Hoban has extensive experience in all aspects of trial practice. Her practice is concentrated in complex litigation and she focuses in areas of personal injury, wrongful death, and survival actions, including injuries and catastrophic loss arising from motor vehicle and trucking accidents, medical malpractice, premise liability and liquor liability cases.

Ms. Hoban works tirelessly on behalf of her clients who are injured by preventable mistakes and unnecessary accidents caused by others to ensure that a client whose life was derailed as a result of an injury gets a great result.

Ms. Hoban is most proud of the fact that, in addition to winning large monetary verdicts for her clients and their families – her firm and cases have spurred public safety changes and have shaped policies and procedures to ensure other families are spared horrific tragedies.

Admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, State of Colorado, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United State Court of Appeals for the Third District, and the United States Supreme Court.

Leadership & Experience

Her active civil litigation practice has brought Ms. Hoban extensive trial experience. She has tried hundreds of cases in both federal and state court ranging from homicide to complex civil matters, resulting in millions of dollars in successful settlements and/or favorable verdicts on behalf of her clients.

Ms. Hoban’s noteworthy cases contain a landmark Civil Rights Action in federal court against the Department of Human Services and City defendants (see Memorandum and Order filed in the matter of Tazioly, et al vs. City of Philadelphia, et al.). This case has been followed and cited nationally by various federal and state courts in holding state agencies accountable for the safety and welfare of minor children in their care. Following, Ms. Hoban was quoted in an August 25, 2008, Philadelphia Inquirer article entitled Suits against DHS “are hard cases to win.” Ms. Hoban is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Our Commitment

We aggressively represent our client’s best interests and provide high quality representation from the moment we become your attorneys. We have the knowledge and experience to do the job right and get the right results. We recognize that each case has its own unique issues and we fight for your rights every step of the way. We prefer to work with people instead of against them and are available to give our clients the help they need when they need it. See below to read more about our practice areas…

Member of the Million Dollars Advocates
The Top Trial Lawyers In America ® since 1993

The Top Trial Lawyers In America, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements.

Member of Americas Top 100 Attorney’s Lifetime Achievement
Recognition of the most exclusive and elite level of attorneys in the community based on a lifetime of hard work, ethical standards, and community enriching accomplishments that are inspiring among the legal profession.

Practice Areas

Automobile Accidents

Occurs when a vehicle collides with another vehicle, pedestrian, animal, road debris, or other stationary obstruction, such as a tree or utility pole.


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Slip & Fall

In United States tort law, is a claim or case based on a person slipping or tripping and falling.

Residential & Commercial Real Estate

The business of real estate; the profession of buying, selling, or renting land, commercial buildings or housing.

Breach of Contract

A legal cause of action in which a binding agreement or bargained-for exchange is not honored by one or more of the parties to the contract by non-performance or interference with the other party’s performance.

Shareholder & Corporate Disputes

Are individuals or corporations that legally own shares of stock in a public or private corporation. Shares are bought to represent part ownership of a company.

Insurance Coverage

It is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of a contingent, uncertain loss.

Business Disputes

This occurs between businesses when both parties disagree over terms of a contract they have entered into. Such disputes can be regarding property billing issues or other disagreements.

What some of our clients are saying…

  • While working in claims Pat was a great reference. She would help with both insurance policy interpretation and with claims assessment. Pat was always very knowledgeable of the Pennsylvania Laws and helped me make fair and accurate claim assessments.
    J.Carney, Independent Insurance Professional
  • I have referred cases to Pat in Pennsylvania (specifically Philadelphia) and she has handled them with professionalism and great success. I would trust Pat with all of my "PA" legal work!
    K. A. Anderson, Esquire, Attorney & Counselor at Law
  • Pat is a dedicated lawyer who represents clients faithfully and turns what can be a frustrating process into a positive experience.
    R. Aryel, MD, University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Pat has an excellent grasp on the concepts, theories and practice of the rule of law. She is able to involve herself with a case enough to let you know that she greatly cares about and enjoys her work. At the same time maintaining a professional attitude and demeanor to help her stay focused on what should be the true goal of any attorney......a just outcome based on the law of the land.
    J Venuto, Owner at JT Venuto Custom Tilework
  • Patricia Hoban is a detailed oriented attorney that is always prepared for court and respected by Judges and the legal community. In addition, her personal attention to each client is second to none. It is no wonder that juries have awarded Patricia millions of dollars on the serious cases she takes on that other attorneys cannot handle. I highly recommend Patricia's legal abilities and work.
    C. Laguzzi, Esquire, Attorney & Counselor at Law
  • I can't thank Pat enough for the time she have put into my. Initially we did not know where to turn for legal advice. She came highly recommended and really came through for us, guiding us through the legal steps. Having a good attorney representing us made us both feel a lot better. I will be sure to recommend her to those that need legal assistance.
    J. Doyle, Client
  • Patricia is reliable and savvy as counsel. She guided me through every step and was able to explain things in a straightforward manner. Her warm personality serves to underscore her capacity as a solid attorney. I strongly recommend her services.
    S. Staller, Esquire, Attorney & Counselor at Law
  • I find myself uniquely qualified to recommend Patricia Hoban, as a leading player in the legal world. I have used her services and consider her one of the best in the business. I have witnessed her dedication to practicing law and her willingness to do what it takes in order to win cases. Patricia Hoban is a true professional with an impeccable record; she has the skills and qualification to counsel clients. The level of commitment she gives to clients is without equal. She is focused, and yet flexible enough to meet the needs of her clients 24/7. Patricia Hoban does not just practice law, she is involved with community projects in the Greater Philadelphia area and has led numerous community initiatives.
    N. Kodjoe, Founder at Sustainable Initiatives and Alliances for Africa
  • I have known Patricia for over 10 years. Since our original meeting, she has been a great source of reference. She is completely professional and reliable. If you need somebody to represent you, or work on a project and follow though to the very end, Pat is the best!
    R. Frey, Director of Sales at TLG/GTI Travel
  • Pat is always there when needed. She has extensive experience as an attorney and she is dedicated to helping people in their time of need.
    J. D. Lento, Esquire, Attorney & Counselor at Law
  • I am pleased to recommend Patricia Hoban. She distinguishes herself by handling complex and difficult issues with good judgment and common sense.
    W.J. O’Brien, Esquire, Attorney at Law
  • Patricia is an excellent attorney and strives to provide only the highest quality of service. She is always available for legal advice and consistently reliable.
    I. Alam, Nurse Practitioner at Minute Clinic

“Justice denied anywhere diminishes everywhere.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.



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