Patric's writing career began in the 1980s, when he became a monologue writer for Johnny Carson.
Patric graduated from Harvard University in 1981, bestowing the honor magna cum laude.
Patric was awarded a Lifetime Achievment Honor by the Animation Writers Caucus, a division of the Writers Guild of America Guild, west, on October 23, 2002.
Patric was an employee of the FOX network when it launched in 1986.
Patric was a lawyer by profession until he became a writer.
Patric is married to fellow writer Maiya Williams, who has worked on "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air", "The PJs" and "Mad TV."
Patric was elected Writer's Guild of America, West President in September 2005.