Patrice Gay has an extensive legal background. She graduated from Suffolk University Law School in 1989, and her practice areas include Family Law, Mediation, Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Estate Planning, and Constitutional Law. Patrice is a certified Mediator in Texas. Patrice was a Captain in the U.S. Army JAG Corps, where she served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Law at West Point and a Prosecutor for over 70 courts-martial. She taught Constitutional Law and Criminal Law as well as serving as an officer rep for the cadet Skydiving team. Patrice enjoys history, running, family-time, raising cattle on their family ranch, and volunteering with the local National Charity League chapter. Patrice serves as their volunteer coordinator at the Brazos Valley Food Bank. She also volunteers as a Veterans claims advocate and a merit badge counselor for the Scouts, USA.