Patrick McArdle, Esq
Meet Patrick McArdle
After graduating from Davidson College with high honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Patrick received his J.D. with highest honors from Stetson University College of Law.
Patrick was born and raised in Sarasota, Florida and graduated #1 in his high school class. After graduating from Davidson College with high honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Patrick received his J.D. with highest honors from Stetson University College of Law. There, he served as the Editor in Chief of The Stetson Law Review and earned the highest grade in eight subjects, including Civil Procedure, Torts, Trial Advocacy, and Workers’ Compensation. In school, I interned at Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal and at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
He joined as a lawyer to Grossman Roth, P.A., later renamed Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen, P.A., out of law school. The firm is known as one of the premiere law firms in Florida. He became the youngest partner at the firm, before founding Arroyo | McArdle
J.D. (summa cum laude)
B.A. (magna cum laude)
Activities & Affiliations
•Former Chair of The Sarasota County Bar Association Civil Trial Section.
•Former Member of The Sarasota County Bar Association Civil Trial Committee.
•Member of The Manatee County Bar Association.
•Board Member of The Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court.
•Skills Instructor for Stetson University College of Law’s Mock Trial Team, with Stetson ranked #1 Trial Advocacy school in America according to U.S. News and World Report.
•Lecturer on Trial for the Florida Justice Association’s Personal Injury Bootcamp.
•Lecturer on Closing Argument and Cross Examination for the course Advanced Legal Storytelling: The Persuasive Use of the Law, Skill and Art of Advocacy, taught at University College Dublin.
•Director of the Board for the Florida Justice Association, YLD.
•Committee Member for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast for the 22nd Annual Bungalow Classic.