Patrick V. Douglas is a trial lawyer. He is a fourth-generation north Floridian who prides himself on providing honest and competent advice to his clients and ensuring they receive the maximum recovery possible. Prior to co-founding Douglas & Carter, Patrick worked for a law firm defending corporations and insurance companies in automobile liability, medical malpractice, premises liability, product liability, and employment discrimination cases. He also worked for a national construction and commercial litigation law firm. His insight gained as a defense attorney enables Patrick to very effectively represent his clients and anticipate arguments and strategies employed by the defense. Patrick has been involved in numerous personal injury cases and has achieved successful resolutions of their cases in pre-suit, mediation, and at trial.
Patrick also represents clients in employment law matters including discrimination in the workplace based on age, disability, race, color, religion, national origin or sex.
Patrick was born and raised in Lake City, Florida and attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where he received his Bachelor of Science, with University Honors, from the Marriott School of Business Management (English Minor). During his undergraduate studies, Patrick spent two years as a full-time volunteer in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He received his Juris Doctorate from Florida State University, where he was selected as a member of the Mock Trial Team as well as the Journal of Transnational Law and Policy.
Patrick is fluent in Spanish and is an avid tennis player. He also gives of his time volunteering with local charity organizations. Patrick is an advisory board member of the Suwannee Valley Community Foundation, a north-Florida based philanthropic organization. He is also an active member of the Jacksonville Justice Association.
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE:
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida