Precinct 3, Place 1

Judge Julie Bray Patterson

JP 3 Judge Julie Bray Patterson

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Judge Julie Bray Patterson

Judge Patterson previously served as an attorney for Bexar County District Court Administration where she advised judges, drafted orders for the courts, and put together jury instructions for cases in trial. Her legal career includes operating her own practice for over ten years, serving as the alternate prosecutor for the City of Olmos Park, serving as the staff attorney for the 436th District Court Family Enrichment Court, prosecuting for the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, working for Dallas County Judge Lee Jackson, representing small TV/radio interests in Washington, D.C. at the Federal Communications Commission and on Capitol Hill during her tenure with Alcalde & Fay, working for U.S. Senator Phil Gramm in Washington, D.C, and interning for Senator Cyndi Taylor Krier in Austin.

Within the community, Judge Patterson served seven years on the board of Morningside Ministries (including two as chairman) and six years as a member of Young Mens’ Service League – Mission Chapter (including one as president). She embraces San Antonio’s Fiesta traditions and is a member of the Battle of Flowers Association and volunteers yearly with the San Antonio Conservation Society at NIOSA. She attends First Presbyterian Church downtown.

Judge Patterson has a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law (1996) and a B.A. Degree in government from the University of at Austin (1992). She graduated from MacArthur High School (1988).

She and James “Jamie” Patterson, local family law attorney, have been married for over 25 years, and they have two adult sons, McCoy and Mitchell.