Attorney Patrick J. Noonan has earned hundreds of dismissals, negotiated favorable plea agreements, and he’s tried and won countless Not Guilty verdicts on cases ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies.
Patrick J. Noonan was born and raised in Brockton, Massachusetts. Patrick is the son of Gerald J. Noonan, a former Plymouth County Assistant District Attorney, Brockton Public School teacher, and now criminal defense practitioner. Patrick is the grandson of Joseph B. Noonan, who served on the Brockton Police Department for 40 years as a Sergeant. Patrick is the great-grandson of Joseph A. Noonan, one of the first Irish-Catholics elected to city government in Brockton. Patrick is the youngest of four boys with three older brothers: Sean, Ryan, and Brendan.
Patrick J. Noonan attended Coyle & Cassidy High School in Taunton, Massachusetts where he was a three-year letterman on the varsity football team. During his senior year, Patrick was elected Captain of the varsity football team. Patrick was a standout two-way starter for the Warriors. Patrick was the smallest offensive lineman in the league and he was the smallest defensive lineman on the team. During high school, Patrick was also the Captain of the Raynham Powerlifting Team. During his junior year, Patrick won the Massachusetts State Powerlifting Title and he placed Third in the New England Open Powerlifting Championship. In 2002, Patrick won the Raw National Powerlifting Championship for his weight class.
Patrick attended Stonehill College in North Easton, Massachusetts. Patrick was a Dean’s List student at Stonehill and earned membership to Phi Alpha Theta for his conspicuous attainments and scholarship in the field of History. Patrick earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and graduated with Honors.
Patrick attended the University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth. Patrick earned the distinction of Dean’s List as a first-year and third-year law student. Based on his excellent academic performance, Patrick was awarded the honor of serving on the editorial staff of the law review’s publication of Trends and Issues in Terrorism and the Law. (5 U. Mass. Roundtable Symp. L. J. (2010). At UMass, Patrick received an award for his contributions to the Dean’s Pro Bono Program. Patrick also received a Special Recommendation from the Dean of the Law School for his valiant efforts in saving the life of a fellow student. A fellow law student collapsed in the library and stopped breathing. Patrick immediately performed CPR and resuscitated him before the ambulance arrived. Patrick was a member of the first graduating class at UMass School of Law. Patrick graduated with High Honors near the top of his class.