Ian Woo Goyette Attorney

Ian Woo

Attorney at Law

Ian Woo joined the Goyette, Ruano & Thompson team in January 2019, following the successful completion of his Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in 2018. He had previously earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of San Diego in 2014.

Ian, originally born in San Francisco and raised in Orinda, CA, located in the East Bay, brings his legal expertise to the firm. Beyond his professional life, Ian is also passionate about creating wheel-thrown ceramic art. He also enjoys cooking and caring for his shih tzu.

Legal Expertise

Ian offers administrative law, particularly in defending licensed healthcare professionals facing disciplinary actions from regulatory agencies. He provides comprehensive support throughout the entire process, from investigations to mounting strong defenses against accusations. Ian is also adept at advising clients on disclosing criminal convictions when required.

A significant aspect of Ian’s practice involves assisting professionals in navigating the complex procedures for removal from ineligible provider lists, whether at the federal or state level. These lists significantly impact employability, underscoring the crucial role Ian plays in resolving such intricate matters.

In addition to his focus on administrative law, Ian also handles trust and estate planning, as well as probate matters.

When asked about his favorite aspect of his work, Ian emphasizes the importance of client interaction and effective communication. He values the time spent building strong relationships with clients to gain a deep understanding of their unique situations.

Ian enjoys continually expanding his legal knowledge, particularly in the dynamic fields of law and policy. His involvement in transactional matters allows him to delve into statutory research and tackle complex tax codes, challenges he finds intellectually stimulating and fulfilling.

Driven by a commitment to bring peace of mind to his clients, Ian tailors estate plans to their specific wishes and needs. He approaches each new client with empathy and compassion, ensuring their legal concerns are addressed with care and diligence.