Headshot of Attorney Patrice Gay

Admitted to Practice

  • State Bar of Massachusetts, 1989
  • US Army Court of Criminal Appeals, 1990
  • US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1990
  • State Bar of Texas, 1995
  • United States Supreme Court, 1995
  • US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, 2017

Positions Held:

  • Professor of Constitutional and Criminal Law, United States Military Academy (West Point) 1993-1996.  Taught over 1000 students; co-authored student textbook; 
  • US Army Prosecutor, U.S. Army Europe; 1990-1993; tried over 70 cases including Capital Murder. Represents families from murder/rape/kidnapping case during annual parole hearings at the Bureau of Prisons. 
  • Legal Assistance Attorney- Operation Desert Storm; Prepared over 1000 Wills and Powers of Attorney for deploying soldiers; negotiated divorce separation agreements; conducted Operational and Law of war briefings.


  • US Army Airborne Qualified, 1990
  • Certified Mediator State of Texas, 2012
  • Department of Veterans's Affairs Accredited Attorney since 2017


  • J.D. — Suffolk Law School, 1989
  • B.S., Criminology — Suffolk University, 1986