Patricia Quigley began her professional life as a NYS Certified Social Worker after receiving her MSW from NYU. Several years into her practice, she decided to return to school for her Juris Doctorate. She graduated from Hofstra Law School where she attended on full academic scholarship. Upon graduation, Ms. Quigley went to work for the Internal Revenue Service as a general services attorney handling cases concerning IRS employees and Union disputes. In 1999, she relocated to East Quogue and opened a private practice specializing in real estate law where she practiced for over four years. In 2005, Ms. Quigley moved her family and her practice to Shelter Island where she was quickly approached to run for the office of Shelter island town justice. She won that seat and was one of only two town judges for four years before decidng to devote herself entirely to private practice. Patricia Quigley has played an active role in the community volunteering with Communities That Care, the Shelter Island PTSA and most recently working with others to help efforts to find affordable housing on Shelter Island. Ms. Quigley is married with two sons who attend the Shelter Island School.