Paul Q. Goyette
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Paul is an entrepreneur, trial lawyer, and business builder who is on the constant look-out for new opportunities, innovations, and new ways of getting the best possible results for his client and customers.  Paul is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of several companies, including Goyette & Associates, Inc., RNGuardian, EMSGuardian, G Ventures, LLC., and Lannister Law Corporation.  Paul is also an owner, board member and director of Primal Quest LLC.

Paul has been practicing law since 1988, and in 1992, he founded Goyette & Associates, Inc.  Here is a brief overview of Paul’s legal experience.

  • 40 plus cases to jury verdict in both
    Federal and State Court;
  • Trial counsel in complex class action law suits;
  • Serves as Chief Legal Counsel for over 100 public and private sector employee organizations as well as small and medium sized businesses;
  • Complex civil litigation matters in both Federal and State court for plaintiffs and defendants;
  • Extensive trial experience in complex criminal defense matters in both Federal and State court;
  • PORAC LDF Panel Attorney
  • Responsible for client development and marketing policies;
  • Oversees teams of lawyers in diverse departments with varied legal practices.

The basis of Paul’s trial and litigation practice is simple: get the best possible result at the earliest possible time for his clients. Paul has unparalleled trial skills that allow him to be a preeminently effective advocate for his clients. His representation experience includes over 40 jury trials to verdict, numerous court trials and a countless number of arbitrations, mediations and other administrative proceedings. Paul’s best asset is the ability to assemble a unique team of professionals who are allowed and encouraged to work in their area of expertise to provide the highest quality service to G&A clients to create the opportunity for the best results.

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

  • Founder and CEO of Goyette & Associates, Inc.,; built company form sole proprietorship to existing multi-million dollar corporation.
  • Founder of CEO of License Defenders Inc. DBA EMS Guardian and RN Guardian.
  • Founder and CEO of G Ventures LLC, an entrepreneurial and investment company.
  • Founder/CEO of Lannister Law Corp, a judgment enforcement and collections law firm.
  • Owner, board member, director of Primal Quest LLC,, outdoor adventure company.
  • Founded innovated and cutting edge client development and marketing strategies for all companies.

EDUCATION/ ASSOCIATIONS

  • Bachelor of Science, Forest Genetics, California State University, Humboldt, Arcata, CA;
  • Xi Sigma Pi Honor Society
  • Juris Doctor, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA,
  • admitted to the  California State Bar 1988, State Bar No. 137250;
  • admitted to the  United States District Court of the Eastern District of California Central District and the United States District Court of the Northern District of California

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Frequent lecturer and presenter for the Peace Officer Research Association of California on a wide array of topic affecting police officers:
    • Critical Incidents and Officer Involved Shooting (OIS)
    • Public Safety Officer’s Procedural Bill of Rights Act (POBR) violations
    • Use of Force
    • Disciplinary proceedings
    • Skelly hearings
    • Death in Custody (DIC)
    • Grievance arbitration
  • LIUNA, UPEC Local 792 Rights of Employees- Presenter 2006
  • California Pension Reform – Presenter 2011
  • California Pension Reform – Presenter 2011
  • California State Bar presenter 2009 and 2010

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