Milam Howard Nicandri Dees & Gillam P.A.

Patrick W. Joyce Associate

Patrick W. Joyce is an associate concentrating on business litigation, construction defects, landlord/tenant disputes, and commercial foreclosure cases.

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DIRECT LINE 904-421-4754


PHONE 904-357-3660
FAX 904-357-3661


  • Undergraduate University of Florida, B.S.
  • Graduate University of Idaho, M.S.
  • Law Florida Coastal School of Law, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • All State Courts in Florida
  • U.S. District Court,
    Middle District of Florida


Mr. Joyce was raised in south Florida and graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in animal science. After earning his graduate degree from the University of Idaho, Patrick moved to Jacksonville and served as a UF/IFAS Agricultural Extension Agent for northeast Florida.

Practice Areas

  • Construction Defect Disputes
  • Commercial Foreclosure Litigation
  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes
  • Agricultural/Land Use Disputes
  • Non-compete Agreements


  • Staff Editor, Florida Coastal Law Review
  • Pro Bono Honors Graduate
  • Pupil, Chester Bedell Inn of Court
  • Book Awards for Advanced Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law II, Federal Courts, Federal Criminal Law, and Trusts & Estates

Community Involvement

  • Member, The Florida Bar
    • Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section
  • Member, Fourth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, Appointed 2016
  • Member, The Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Jacksonville Bar Association
    • Judicial Relations Committee
    • Professionalism Committee
  • Member, Board of Directors, Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair
  • Member, Board of Directors, Duval County 4-H Foundation
  • Member, Board of Directors, Duval County Farm Bureau
  • Member, Florida Cattlemen’s Association
  • President, Emily’s Walk Home Owners’ Association