J. Vernon Patrick Jr.

Securities, Mediation
1400 Park Place Tower, 2001 Park Place North
Birmingham, Alabama 35203



1955, Alabama; 1960, U.S. Supreme Court; 1962, District of Columbia

Law School

Harvard University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1955

Law School Graduation Year



Harvard University, A.B., magna cum laude, 1952


Alabama State Bar; American Bar Association; American Law Institute.


Phi Beta Kappa. Member, Board of Editors, Harvard Law Review, 1953-1955. Author: Some Practical Questions Concerning the Effect of the Proposed Federal Securities Code on Civil Litigation, 32 Vanderbilt Law Review 2, 1979; Litigation Under SEC Rule 10b-5 and Civil Remedies Available for Violations of SEC Rule 10b-5, in Resource Materials for Securities Litigation, 2d ed., 1977. Law Clerk to Justice Hugo L. Black, U.S. Supreme Court, 1955-1956. Special Assistant and Loan Officer, Bureau for Near East and South Asia, Agency for International Development, U.S. State Department, 1962. Member, Advisory Committee on Civil Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States, 1978-1984. Chairman: ALI-ABA Course of Study on Litigation Under the Federal Securities Laws, 1974-1981; ALI-ABA Course of Study on Class and Derivative and Other Multiparty Complex Litigation, 1978; N.Y. Law Journal Seminar on Class Actions, 1973.