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Patrick F. Mize

Associate

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Professional Experience:

Patrick joined the firm in October of 2014 to assist with the development of the firm's estate planning, trust and probate department.  Patrick focuses his practice on estate planning, probate, and trust administration, with a concentration on estate planning for international clients.  Patrick is a graduate of the Fredrick M. Supper Honors Program at Palm Beach Atlantic University, where he received his B.A. in Communications.  Patrick received his J.D. from the University of Florida.  Prior to joining the firm, he worked at Laird A. Lile, P.A.  Patrick is an At-Large Member of the Executive Council of the Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar. 

Patrick was the Chair of the Trusts & Estates Section of the Collier County Bar Association for the 2014-2015 bar year and is the current President of the Young Lawyers Section of the Collier County Bar Association.

Areas of Concentration:

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Formation and Administration
  • Probate
  • Trust, Estate and Probate Litigation
  • Estate and Gift Tax

Of Note:

  • Author, "Governing Law for Dispositions of Florida Real Property by Non-Resident Decedents," ActionLine, a publication of the Florida Bar's Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, Winter, 2017
  • Speaker, "Florida Estate Planning for Canadian Clients," Probate and Pumpernickel CLE Luncheon Series, October 2016
  • Speaker, “Grantor Trust Review – Tips, Tricks, and Traps,” Probate and Pumpernickel CLE Luncheon Series, April 2014

  • Speaker, “The New Florida Power of Attorney Act,” Probate and Pumpernickel CLE Luncheon Series, April 2012

  • Florida Bar Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section

  • At Large Member of the Executive Council, May 2014 – Present

  • Member, Probate Law and Procedure Committee, May 2013 – Present

  • Chair, Subcommittee Studying § 731.106, Florida Statutes, November 2013 – Present

  • Member, Guardianship and Power of Attorney Committee, February 2014 – Present

  • Chair, Collier County Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section, June 2014 – May, 2015

  • President, Collier County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, June 2016 – Present

  • Board of Directors, Collier County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, June 2012 – Present

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