Ausley McMullen

Patrick S. Bickford

Patrick S. Bickford | Associate

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123 South Calhoun Street
P.O. Box 391 (32302)
Tallahassee, Florida 32302
Voice: (850) 425-5334
Fax: (850) 222-7560
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Patrick Bickford is an associate with the firm and practices in the areas of construction law, business law, regulatory compliance, employment law, state and federal administrative law, and federal administrative appellate practice. Prior to joining the firm, Patrick practiced workers’ compensation defense at Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue, McLain & Mangan, P.A. and construction law, with a focus on litigation, at Cotney Construction Law, LLP. Before attending law school, Patrick worked for his father’s law practice which represented developers and international companies in general business litigation and real estate transactions. While in law school, Patrick clerked for three Judges of Compensation Claims and performed pro bono research for the First Amendment Foundation. Patrick primarily practices OSHA defense and has represented clients in various industries throughout the entire United States during OSHA inspections, litigation, and appeals.

Admitted to Practice

  • Florida (2017)
  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals (2020)
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals (2020)


  • B.S. – Business Management – University of South Florida (2014)
  • J.D. – Cum Laude – Florida State University College of Law (2017)
  • Business Law Certificate – Highest Honors – Florida State University College of Law (2017)

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Other Practice Areas:

  • Regulatory Compliance
  • OSHA Defense
  • Federal Administrative Appeals

Recent Decisions:

  • Stormforce of Jacksonville, LLC, No. 19-0593 (O.S.H.R.C. March 8, 2021)
  • Assisted with Randall Mechanical Inc., No 18-12959 (11th Cir. 2020)

Honors & Recognition

  • Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award, Florida State University College of Law, 2017
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Construction Law, 2021

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