Tripp Wingate received his bachelor’s degree from Georgia Southern University and law degree from Mercer University. He is a partner in a law firm, Myers & Wingate, LLP, where he has practiced law since 1999. Tripp is a former president of the Northeastern Judicial Circuit Bar Association and is a member of the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association. Tripp lives in Gainesville with his wife, Julie, and their daughter, Ellie. He is a member of First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville.