Community Involvement

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services - Council
​Texas Guardianship Association, Board of Directors & Member
Leadership of Fort Worth, Class of 2010
Southcliff Baptist Church, Member 
Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Volunteered 
West Texas Legal Services, Volunteer 
Elderly Health & Legal Seminar –Chair 
Keep Justice Alive –Chair 
TWU Moot Court – Volunteer Judge 
Texas High School Mock Trial – Volunteer Judge 

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Campaign Treasurer: Dr. Linda Garcia

Core Values

Family comes first

Integrity matters

Justice should prevail

Service above self


Patricia Cole Campaign

PO Box 101056 Fort Worth, Texas 76185



"I am the only candidate for Probate Judge with extensive experience in probate, guardianship, mental health and civil litigation matters."

                                                Patricia Cole

About Patricia

Patricia is a judicial candidate for Probate Court No. 1.  She was born to a fourth generation Texan and raised with her twelve siblings by her hard working parents, Patricia Cole learned early on the value of hard work, teamwork and perseverance.  Patricia is an attorney and shareholder at Decker Jones, P.C. law firm where she practices in the areas of probate, probate litigation, guardianship and estate planning. 

Patricia is active in the Tarrant County Probate Bar and is a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, one of the highest honors that has been bestowed on only 1/3 of 1% of Texas lawyers. 

She is a past president of the Fort Worth - Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association and former board member of the Tarrant County Bar Association.  

Political Involvement

Fort Worth Republican Women - Member, Chair, Volunteer

Texas Federation of Women - Delegate, Volunteer

Tarrant County Republican Party - Delegate, Volunteer

Texas Republican Party - Volunteer

Tarrant County Republican Assembly - Member

Arlington Republican Club - Member

Texas Strong Republican Women - Member

Cowtown Republican Women ​- Member

Patricia is a true conservative who has spent almost 20 years working on various campaigns to elect other conservatives.  She has been an active member of the Fort Worth Republican Women and Tarrant Republican Party.  Worked on dozens of campaigns, which included making contributions, working the polls, stuffing envelopes, marketing and social media, and block walking. 

Legal Experience

Decker Jones, P.C. Attorney/Shareholder - Legal practice focusing on litigation cases involving probate, will contests, breach of fiduciary duties defense and claims, contested guardianship cases, elderly law advice,  oil & gas disputes, business transactions, contract disputes, and defense in mental health commitments.  

Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Fort Worth, Texas 2000
Tarrant County Probate Bar – Member 
National Guardianship Association – Member 
​Tarrant County Bar Foundation – Fellow 
Texas Bar Foundation - Fellow
​Tarrant County Bar Association - Estates & Trusts Section Chair