David J. Garcia

David J. Garcia is responsible for Goyette’s Modesto Office.  He specializes in representing law enforcement, firefighters and public sector employees in all labor matters that arise in the course of their employment.  He also represents registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses in matters related to license revocation proceedings.   He has more than ten years experience representing clients in matters ranging from grievances to disciplinary arbitration.   David’s representative experience includes,

  • Disciplinary proceedings
  • Skelly hearings
  • “White v. Sacramento” due process hearings
  • Legal Defense Fund (LDF) panel attorney
  • Officer Involved Shooting (OIS) proceedings
  • Death in Custody (DIC) proceedings
  • Grievance arbitration
  • Public Safety Officer’s Procedural Bill of Rights Act (POBR) violations
  • Firefighter’s Procedural Bill of Rights Act violations
  • Public Employee Relations Board (PERB) unfair labor practice proceedings
  • National Labor Relations Board proceedings
  • State Personnel Board Evidentiary Hearings
  • Nurse representation before the Board of Registered Nursing
  • Nurse representation before the Board of Vocational Nursing & Psychiatric Technicians

David’s extensive experience handling a variety of labor and employment related matters allow him to quickly analyze a case for any legal issues or factual shortcomings in order to prepare defenses thereto.  As a result, he can provide clients a candid overview of their case.