Shannon McCall FitzPatrick is the Director of the Office of Attorney for Students at Texas State University-San Marcos. She has been with the office since 1998. She received her undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University, her M.S. at the University of Wyoming, post-baccalaureate teaching certification at the University of Houston, and her J.D. at South Texas College of Law. She is licensed by the State of Texas and is a former Assistant District Attorney for Hays County and a former Assistant General Counsel for the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Milena Christopher has been with the Office of the Attorney for Students since October 2005. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Furman University and her Masters degree in Psychology/Counseling at the University of West Florida. She earned her law degree (Doctor of Jurisprudence) from Nova Southeastern University Center for the Study of Law. Ms. Christopher began her legal career as an Assistant State Attorney in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida where she prosecuted felony cases, including sex crimes, child abuse, and murder cases. She became licensed in the State of Texas in 1997 and maintains a private law and mediation practice in Dripping Springs. She also serves on the Boards of the Hays Caldwell Women’s Center and the Texas Association of Mediators.
Sylvia Holmes, a native Texan, joined the office in September 2011. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin and her Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law. Mrs. Holmes began her career in private practice with an emphasis in civil litigation and criminal defense. She is a member of the Texas State Bar, the Travis County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and President of the University Student Legal Services Association - Western Region.