Judge M. Boyd Patterson, Jr. (ret.)

Business Development Manager

Connected Justice

Boyd Patterson is a Business Development Manager for Connected Justice with Cisco, a new position created in 2011. His responsibilities include direct support of the sales force as a resident expert and advisor on telepresence and videoconferencing in law enforcement and judicial fields. Prior to joining Cisco, Patterson served for 29 years as a judge in Dallas County, TX, the last 25 of which as Chief Magistrate for the Criminal District Courts. He initiated the first videoconference system within Dallas Co. in 2007 and by the time of his retirement, had expanded it to become the largest connected justice program in the US.



September 21, 2015


Video Interpretation Solutions Help Ensure Equality in the Justice System

3 min read

While I was thinking about the topic of my second post in the court series leading up to the CTC conference in September, I came across an interesting news article. The state of California just announced that it will now provide court interpreters for free in all court cases. In the past, the state – […]

July 30, 2015


Courts Series Kick-off: Connected Justice for All

2 min read

Imagine the price of connecting all of the moving parts within our justice system. Think of the time and money it takes to do so. From pre-trial hearings, attorney conferences and arraignment to administrative proceedings and remote testimony then disposition and even post-trial proceedings, all of these services can be streamlined through Cisco’s Connected Justice […]