When you engage Goode, Hemme, & Peterson, you’ll be working directly with an attorney who has in-depth, real-world experience in your legal issue. Our attorneys specialize in real estate, business, construction, civil litigation and landlord-tenant law, as well as business collections.

Many of our San Diego attorneys have been business owners and real estate investors, which gives them a unique point of view when it comes to crafting legal solutions for clients.

Visit our attorney profile pages or contact us for a free legal phone consultation about your real estate, business, construction, landlord/tenant, or litigation-related legal issues.

Thomas Goode is a partner and one of the founders of Goode, Hemme & Peterson. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Goode was involved in real estate development, mortgage banking and commercial brokerage, including serving as Vice President/Operations of a real estate development firm and a management consulting firm.


Partner & Co-Founder

Jerry D. Hemme is the managing partner and a co-founder of Goode, Hemme & Peterson. A highly experienced attorney who has practiced law in Southern California since 1981, Mr. Hemme understands that early resolution of a dispute is a key factor in reducing legal expense and often leads to a better result.


Managing Partner & Co-Founder

Michael C. Rogers is a San Diego business attorney with a practice uniquely focused on the representation of new and pre-owned automobile dealers and affiliated businesses such as automobile service centers, flooring lenders, warranty providers, and surety bonding companies.
Danielle Barger is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law (State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization), a designation reserved for those attorneys who are able to meet California’s comprehensive education and experience requirements in the field of Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law.
Jeffrey Simenton is an experienced attorney representing individuals, small, medium, and large companies in pre-litigation, litigation and transactional matters.
John Malki’s unique background has provided him with an in-depth knowledge of real estate that few attorneys have. In addition to being an attorney, he is a California-licensed Real Estate Broker, and an Adjunct Professor of Real Estate Law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, where he teaches Real Estate Transactions and Secured Land Transactions.
Mark Kagan is a Principal Attorney with Goode, Hemme & Peterson. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Kagan was a commercial real estate broker for 34 years and focused on leasing and selling commercial, industrial, office, flex buildings and land.
Robin H. Smith is an associate attorney with Goode, Hemme & Peterson and works in the firm's real estate and business litigation practice groups.
Dani L. Battiest is an associate attorney with Goode, Hemme & Peterson who devotes her practice to estate planning and business law.
Mr. Laturno, who has practiced law for over 30 years, counsels clients in the areas of real estate, estate planning and elder law. He also serves as an arbitrator and mediator with the American Arbitration Association and the San Diego Superior Court.
Arnold Neves, Jr. is a native San Diegan who has practiced law in Southern California for over thirty years. His practice has focused on extensive representation of clients involved in, among other things, real estate, vessel, and aircraft acquisitions and sales; medical device manufacturing and distribution; SBA loan processing; risk mitigation; business development and capitalization; and international manufacturing and development, including China.