Paul Q. Goyette

Personal Injury Lawyer Serving the Greater Sacramento Area

As an entrepreneur and skilled trial attorney, Paul is always looking forward to innovate his practice and find new and creative ways of achieving successful results for his clients. Since he began practicing law in 1988, Paul has gained a broad-range of experience.

This includes:

  • Over 40 cases seen to the jury’s verdict in both federal and state courts
  • Handling numerous class action suits in trial
  • Chief legal counsel for organizations in the private and public sectors and for medium and small businesses
  • Handling complicated civil litigation for defendants and plaintiffs
  • Panel lawyer for PORAC LDF
  • Supervising legal teams across multiple practice areas

Paul’s primary goal is to always provide efficient and effective counsel that advocates for his clients’ rights and best interests. He uses his experience, as well as a team approach to provide comprehensive and quality services so each case has the best possible chance for success.

Business Experience

  • Founder/CEO of Goyette & Associates, Inc., a multi-million dollar corporation
  • Founder/CEO of License Defenders Inc. DBA EMS Guardian and RN Guardian
  • Founder/CEO of G Ventures LLC, an entrepreneurial and investment company
  • Founder/CEO of Lannister Law Corp, a collections and judgment enforcement firm
  • Owner, board member, and director of Primal Quest LLC


  • California State University, Humboldt – B.S. in Forest Genetics
    • Xi Sigma Pi Honor Society
  • University of San Diego – J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • California State Bar, No. 137250
  • United States District Court of the Eastern District of California Central District
  • United States District Court of the Northern District of California

Publications & Presentations

  • Lecturer and presenter for the Peace Officer Research Association of California on topics including:
    • 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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