Gerald Patch

A large part of Gerald’s practice involves contested and uncontested divorce and family law work. Prior to returning to Picayune in 2002, Gerald was with a law firm in Titusville, Florida where for approximately 10 years he handled all of the firm’s family law practice; constantly maintaining a caseload of over 125 cases; and went to trial on numerous contested divorces and child custody law suits.

Gerald is an aggressive attorney who is not afraid to go to trial to get the justice he feels his client deserves.



Manya Creel Bryan

Ms. Bryan has practiced law for 23 years and brings to the firm Patch and Bryan many years of criminal law experience. As an assistant district attorney and public defender, Ms. Bryan has tried approximately 95 felony cases including everything from drug possession cases to capital murder. At this time, she has not had one case reversed for retrial by the Mississippi Court of Appeals or Mississippi Supreme Court. This is quite a record, as it shows the depth of experience and knowledge she has in the courtroom.