Patrick D. Wier
Patrick D. Wier is an associate in LaCava Jacobson & Goodis’ Tampa office where he focuses his practice primarily in medical practice defense. Pat graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in American politics and law, serving in United States Navy for ten years as a surface warfare officer and currently as a reserve Judge Advocate General. He graduated from Creighton University School of Law simultaneously earning a Master of Science, in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, and Juris Doctor, cum laude. After law school he attended Naval Justice School, earning his certification to practice in military courts, with honors. While in law school, he served as the President of the Student Bar Association and founded the Veterans Law Society. Pat continues to participate in the program as an attorney mentor where he educates law students, attorneys, and the community on legal issues specific to veterans and provides pro bono legal support for veterans in need. He has successfully represented clients before the Naval Discharge Review Board and the Board for Correction of Naval Records.
Pat is an active Navy Reserve Judge Advocate General and member of the Florida, Nebraska, and Iowa State Bars, Nebraska State Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, and the Knights of Columbus. He is also a board member for Active Citizens for America which provides mentorship services for community youth. Prior to joining La Cava Jacobson & Goodis, Patrick worked for an insurance defense law firm handling medical malpractice and general liability cases.
In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, fitness, outdoor activities, coaching his children’s soccer teams, and sharing his like of sports and outdoors with his wife and five children.
At La Cava Jacobson & Goodis, Patrick handles Medical Malpractice cases.