Patrick attended University of Kentucky undergraduate where he was an editor for the student newspaper, the Kentucky Kernel, and graduated with dual degrees in mathematics (’16) and philosophy (’16). Patrick then attended University of Kentucky College of Law (’19) where he was an editor for the Kentucky Law Journal and student extern with the Kentucky Innocence Project. Patrick became a member of the Kentucky Bar Association in 2019, and he became a public defender with the Frankfort Trial Office that same year. Patrick handled numerous criminal cases as a public defender ranging from low level violations to capital murder. Patrick is known to fight zealously for his clients to obtain the best possible resolution.