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  • Class of 1982MSPublic PolicyEconomicsAuburn, Alabama
    Auburn University, Arlington Hall (FSI) and Georgetown (SFS)
  • NoneForeign Policy SeminarsWriting SeminarsForeign Language TrainingWashington, District of Columbia
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About Jim
  • "Your years of steadfast dedication to the fight for civil rights and equality, liberty, and justice for all are greatly appreciated." House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, October 4, 2013

    "No one knows Washington, DC better than Jim Patterson." K Street lobbyist.

    "God has blessed Jim with special gifts." Dr. Robert Schuller

    "Jim Patterson is promoting the gay agenda." Senator Jesse Helms, Congressional Record, July 19, 1994.

    "Jim Patterson is the most talked about man in corporate America." Former Citigroup CEO Charles Prince, Sept. 2005. At Carnegie Hall.

    "Through your efforts, life for many has been made better." Trade Ambassador Clayton Yeutter, November 1990

    "Thank you for your hard work on behalf of gay, lesbian, and bisexual people in Washington DC. You have undoubtedly touched many lives without knowing it. I, for one, appreciate all of your efforts." Brian McNaught, author of Gay Issues in the Workplace, June 26, 1995.

    "The Patterson case is unusual, employment lawyers said, because it involves a close family member. Such cases typically involved partners of people with AIDS." NYT At Work, January 22, 1995, Barbara Presley Noble.

    "I admire your ourage in speaking out." Former Congressman Barney Frank, May 29, 2013

    "Thank you for your public service--and for your help on the Americans with Disabilities Act." US Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) April 23, 2013
Favorite Quotes
  • "The difference between the right word and almost the right word is like the difference between lightning and the lightning bug."
    Mark Twain

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