Meet Patrice Williams
Ms. Williams is an Oklahoma Native. She attended Clark Atlanta University on full academic scholarship before transferring back home to the University of Oklahoma. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Degree in English and a concentration in writing. She also attended and graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law where she was the recipient of the Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Scholarship.
Ms. Williams began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office. She spent 11 years as a passionate trial attorney, working under multiple District Attorney’s (Bill Hill, Craig Watkins and Susan Hawk). She knows the inner workings of the DA’s office how prosecutors evaluate cases. While at the the District Attorney’s Office, she’s handled hundred of cases from the misdemeanor to the felony level. In the course of doing so, Ms. Williams has formed relationships with numerous judges, prosecutors, and police officers from various police agencies.
As a result of her hard-work, dedication, and excellence, Ms. Williams who began as a misdemeanor Prosecutor was promoted to a Felony Chief Prosecutor in charge of supervising other Felony Court prosecutors and handling the most serious cases, such as, Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, Murder, and Capital Murder. While at the DA’s office Ms. Williams, spent 3 years in the Child Abuse Division, handling cases involving families and children in situations that were sensitive in nature. She managed those cases with professionalism and grace.
Ms. Williams has a special interest in vulnerable populations, specifically, children, the elderly those with mental health issues, and people who for whatever reason do not have an advocate. Ms. Williams has a reputation of being diligent, honest, and zealous in her advocacy. She’s currently a member of the Dallas Bar, the Collin County Bar and J.L. Turner Legal Society.