Patrick J. Goode II represents entities and individuals in employment, business, and commercial litigation and provides counseling regarding employment issues.
Prior to joining Klinedinst, Mr. Goode started his legal career representing and advising corporations and individuals in labor and employment matters, contract disputes, and entity formation and dissolution issues. He also advised public entities in labor and employment matters, including collective bargaining agreements.
Mr. Goode earned his law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law where he graduated magna cum laude and received certificates in business law and legal research, writing, and drafting. While in law school, Mr. Goode served on the Editorial Board of the Florida Coastal Law Review as the Research and Writing Editor and was honored to be selected Law Review Member of the Year by his peers. He also participated as a brief writer on the Florida Coastal Moot Court Honor Board, which was ranked number one nationally among all law schools. Mr. Goode obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida, where he majored in Business Administration.
Before attending law school, Mr. Goode was a certified general contractor in Florida and served as Vice President of a construction company, where he gained invaluable business experience. This experience allows Mr. Goode to understand and approach legal issues from the business perspective of his clients and develop strategies that are aligned with their unique goals and definitions of success.
In his free time, Mr. Goode enjoys spending time with his wife and Boston terrier, training for and participating in triathlons, and watching college football.