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Patrick Noll Harris

Patrick Noll Harris

Harris Law Firm
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime...
  • Florida, Ohio
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Summary

Patrick Harris is a retired judge (2003-2015) now serving as a lawyer in Central Florida. His practice focus includes Criminal, Traffic and DUI Defense, Mental Health (Baker Acts, Guardianship), Education Law (school suspensions, expulsions and disciplinary actions), Administrative Law, Small Business Law, and Child and Family Law. His 25 years of legal experience, both as a trial attorney and a judge, gives him the Legal Knowledge and Practical Wisdom to give Trusted Advice on a wide range of legal issues.

During his tenure on the bench, Mr. Harris presided over a docket that consisted of both criminal and civil cases. He created the first adult Mental Health Court in his central Ohio County. In 2012 Judge Harris was selected by the Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court to be one of two Ohio Judges to attend the National Judicial College’s first Theory and Practice of Judicial Leadership training in Reno, Nevada.

Mr. Harris teaches lawyers, law students and judges. As National Judicial College faculty, he has taught advanced evidence and case management to judges from across the United States. On a more local level he has also taught courses in electronic evidence to the Florida Circuit Court Judges Association, and 5th and 6th amendment law (suppressing statements) to Florida attorney’s seeking their Criminal Trial Certification. Currently he teaches trial advocacy (how to perform a trial in court) at the Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law in Orlando.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime
  • Juvenile Law
  • Education Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Estate Planning
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Ohio
Education
Ohio State University - Columbus
J.D. (1991)
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Bowling Green State University
B.S. | math computer science
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Professional Associations
Ohio State Bar
Member
Current
The Florida Bar # 0121245
Member
Current
Speaking Engagements
Electronic Evidence: Is it Real?, Advanced Evidence, Montana
National Judicial College
You have the right to remain silent: Defendant's Statements (5th and 6th Amendment), Criminal Trial Certification (Florida), Tampa
FACDL
Class prepares attorneys taking criminal trial certification test. This class gives an overview of 5th amendment and 6th amendment law as applied in Florida.
Electronic Evidence: Is it Real?, Conducting a Trial, Reno, Nevada
National Judicial College
Is the technology that is commonly used in the courts reliable and authentic. This is a one hour to two hour hands on presentation evaluating reliability of facebook, text messaging and websites being admitted.
DUI Case Management for Judges, City and Juvenile Judges Seminar, New Orleans
Spoke to judges about research based, best practices for achieving justice without inconveniencing participants.
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Harris Law Firm
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Contact & Map
115 East 4th Avenue Suite 206
115 East 4th Avenue Suite 206
Mount Dora, FL 32757
USA
Telephone: (407) 496-5701