Ross Goodman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney Ross Goodman
 | 520 South 4th Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-383-5088
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%),
  • Family Law (0%)
Attorney Profile

A criminal defense attorney at his own firm in Las Vegas, Nevada, Ross C. Goodman is dedicated to serving clients throughout the state. He provides representation to those who have been charged with misdemeanors or felonies, including driving under the influence, domestic violence, theft, sex crimes, drug possession or distribution, and dishonored casino markers.

Mr. Goodman received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of San Diego in 1992. He then completed Officer Candidate School with the United States Marine Corps after graduation and went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 1995. He took Marine Corps Basic Officer and Combat Development Command courses in 1996 and became a member of the Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps. Mr. Goodman retired as a major before entering private practice in 2001.

Admitted to practice in Nevada, Oklahoma and the District of Columbia, Mr. Goodman is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Recognized by his fellow professionals for his superior track record and high degree of ethics, Mr. Goodman has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

Mr. Goodman is an active participant in a variety of legal organizations. His memberships include the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Association for Justice, the National College for DUI Defense, the American Bar Association and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Goodman has also served on the State Bar of Nevada's Clients' Security Fund Committee. He is frequently asked to speak before groups of fellow attorneys on topics related to his practice area.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (40%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%): DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%): White Collar Crime

Family Law (0%): Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI: DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense: White Collar: White Collar Crime

Family Law: Domestic Violence

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Ross Goodman

Admitted: 2001, Nevada

Professional Webpage: rosscgoodman.com/ross-goodman/

Honors and Awards:

  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
  • 15 Best Trial Lawyers in America
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2013 and 2014
  • TOP 100 Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2012, 2013 and 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Course for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, La Pier & Associates Certificate for DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety, 2013
  • Board Certification in Criminal Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, National College of DUI Defense, 2013
  • President, Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney, 2012
  • Investigator Client Security Fund, Nevada State Bar, 2009
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1996
  • Member, American Bar Association, 1996
  • Member, Nevada Association for Justice, 1996

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Hester v. Vision Airlines, Inc.
  • Barnes v. Hertz
  • Gonzalez v. Mike Quinn Pumping Co.
  • Nev. v. G.G.
  • Glenn Murray v. Kenneth Jowdy
  • Nev. v. A.M.

Educational Background:

  • University of San Diego, B.A., 1992

Industry Groups

  • American Bar Association
  • National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National College Of Drunk Driving
  • National College Of DUI Defense
  • Nevada Justice Association
  • Office Location for Ross Goodman

    520 South 4th Street
    Las Vegas, NV 89101

    Phone: 702-383-5088

     

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    Last Updated: 5/15/2017

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