“I love working at GADC because helping people with their legal matters gives me great personal and professional satisfaction.”

Mr. Goede represents GADC’s developer clients with the development of office buildings, mixed-use projects, residential developments, retail projects, multi–family residential projects and industrial and warehouse properties. Mr. Goede has vast experience with contract and lease drafting, title examination and title insurance, which paved the way for his current representation of a number of major financial institutions. Mr. Goede also regularly advises landlords and tenants on leases that involve office buildings, shopping malls and other commercial properties.

An expert on all aspects of estate planning, including generational planning, asset protection and charitable giving to preserve assets and transmit wealth while minimizing transfer taxes, Mr. Goede counsels private clients as well as fiduciaries and financial institutions in the administration of trusts and estates including disputes. Mr. Goede regularly consults on the formation of entities to provide the best strategy for the protection of assets (both corporate and personal) and tax liability. He is also involved in business mergers and acquisitions, buy/sell agreements, corporate transitions and a wide range of general corporate matters.

Mr. Goede considers his greatest professional accomplishment to be his unique ability to parlay his resources and legal expertise to orchestrate the Firm’s significant growth during one of the greatest recessions in U.S. history. His commitment to client satisfaction and providing value and quality legal work has quickly transitioned the Firm into one of the largest full-service law firms in Southwest Florida.

EDUCATION
University of Florida, Levin College of Law, J.D., 1998
University of Florida, B.S., 1993

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Bar Association, 1998
The Florida Bar, 1998
Real Property, Probate, and Trust Section of the Florida Bar
Business Law Section of the Florida Bar
Condominium and Planned Development Committee of the Florida Bar
Mortgage Banker Association

PRO BONO
Naples International Film Festival, Board of Directors
Haven on Earth Animal Shelter, Board of Directors/Legal Counsel
Naples Area Professional League of Executive Services (N.A.P.L.E.S.), Legal Counsel

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Bayshore Cultural and Performing Arts Center, Ambassador

PUBLICATIONS
Naples Daily News, Regular Columnist on condominium and HOA legal issues
TCPalm, Regular Columnist on condominium and HOA legal issues

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