Patrick Clare is a Raleigh native who focuses his practice on workers’ compensation defense. He helps insurance carriers, employers, and self-insureds throughout North Carolina navigate complex disputes in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.
Patrick received his Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in Psychology and a minor in Music, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While in undergraduate school, Patrick played viola in the UNC Symphony and enjoyed playing local shows with his rock band. After graduation, Patrick obtained a North Carolina Real Estate License and became a residential real-estate agent in the Triangle area. He enrolled in Campbell Law School and juggled real estate and law school classes until his graduation. During law school, Patrick was an Articles Editor for the Campbell Law Review and a class representative for the North Carolina Bar Association.
Prior to joining HPLP, Patrick served as a summer law clerk for the Chair of the North Carolina Industrial Commission and as a summer law clerk for the Honorable Chris Dillon of the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Patrick is admitted to practice before all North Carolina state courts and is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, and Wake County Bar Association.
In his free time, Patrick enjoys playing music, attending concerts, golfing, skiing, and cheering on the Tar Heels and the Carolina Panthers.
- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
B.A. in Psychology, minor in music
- Campbell Law School
- Active member of the North Carolina Bar Association
- Active member of the NCBA’s Workers’ Compensation Section
- Active member of the NCBA’s Young Lawyers Division
- North Carolina