Patrick He attended Shanghai Medical School, Tzabei Division, from 1972 through 1975. After finishing his medical studies, Patrick worked in a hospital for four years. Between 1979 and 1987, Patrick served as a translator and interpreter in the Foreign Language Department of the Shanghai Petrol-Chemical Institute and other government institutions in Shanghai. From 1987 to 1990, Patrick worked in the Consular Section of the U.S. Consulate in Shanghai. Patrick moved to the U.S. in 1990, and he has worked as a paralegal with Cohen and Associates since 1992.