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Scott A. Goodwin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Birmingham, MI

Goodwin & Scieszka, PC
999 Haynes Street, Suite 385
Birmingham, MI 48009
Phone: 248-644-4529
Fax: 248-258-2837
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
Licensed in Michigan Since: 1986
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

About Scott A. Goodwin

First Admitted: 1986, Michigan

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Pro bono/Community Service

  • Every year for past 35 years I have held a free law day where I assemble over 40 attorney`s who donate their time to the community free of charge to assist folks with Legal problems. In addition we give away free of charge bicycle helmets which are expertly fitted by trained staff from Children`s hospital of MI. For the last few years we also, have given out free smoke detectors donated by ACE hardware.This is annual event where folks receive free legal advice, free food , free bicycle helmets and it is broadcast live on the radio. We have provided over ten thousand free safety bike helmets to the public free of charge.


  • Recent resolutions  4.5 million auto vs Pedestrian crash ,1.8 million dollar settlement for Motorcyclist who was hit by truck 1.4 million  Pedestrian struck by City of Detroit bus, 1.4 million award against Drunk driver.  1.4 million  Underinsured motorist award,1 million for child injured on a hayride, 1 million for a college student struck in a crosswalk, 985,000 Underinsured award for a rear seat passenger who was injured in an auto crash and was ejected from his vehicle.  800,000 Auto crash where client suffered closed head injury 1.1 million propane explosion at private home and 625,000 for a homemaker struck by a school bus. 525,000 for a resident Doctor struck by a semi-truck on the highway. 350,000 for a woman bitten by a pitbull. 800,000 truck driver visting plant for pick up whose feet were crushed by HI LO. 1 Million dollars for driver of truck T-boned by window company stake truck. 950,000.00 for the wrongful death of a victim of road rage by a drunk driver. 700,000 for a security guard who was a victim of T-bone crash. 750,000 elderly lady struck in a crosswalk, 400,000 student struck by a van, 476,000 verdict postal employee hit by rental truck. Dog attack little girl bitten in face 326,000, Jet Ski crash fractrued sternum and Traumatic Brain injury 330,000. 1.25 million motorcycle vs car traumatic brain injury 
  • Over the past 35 years I have assembled numerous jury verdicts, settlements and arbitration awards well in excess of millions of dollars

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • 2019 Navigating the chaos the new No Fault legislation ,2018 MAJ NO FAULT INSTITUTE speaker on Underinsured and Uninsured motorist coverage and chages in the law .Speaker at 2015 Michigan Association for Justice Seminar in the snow. No Fault Wage Loss PIP benefits. June 2017 Covenant evening forum speaker., Speaker, NO FAULT PIP wage loss, 2015
  • 2012 MAJ Rapid Fire seminar speaker on PIP No Fault benefits, Speaker, Michigan Association For Justice, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Champion of Justice award 2021 from MAJ for commitment to fighting for Justice for over 35 years. Past President Michigan Association for Justice the premier Plaintiff trial lawyer association in MI. American Association for Justice MI State Delegate, Executive Board member of Michigan Association for Justice.  Chairman of Judicial Qualifications committee, Chairman of  membership and co-chair of Media committee. Auto No-Fault Task force. American bar association member. Member million dollar advocates forum. National Trial Lawyers top 100 Trial Lawyers. Oakland County Bar association., 2021


  • Champion of Justice award 2021 recognizes stellar work in legal community by my peers fighting for Justice. LAWYER OF THE YEAR. MI Lawyers weekly selected ten MI Attorneys out of 30000 who stood out from the crowd during 2004 by winning important cases, being involved in matters that raise challenging legal issues and otherwise furthering the profession`s commitment to the rule of law and concept of justice. Best lawyers in America 2014,15 16 and 17,18 19 and 20,21  DBbusiness Top Lawyers in MI,2021,2020 2019,2018, 2009, 2010 and 2012 in the area of Auto accident,Trucking accidents and Dog bite claims. Martindale Hubbell AV preeminent Highest rating for ethical and legal ability. Member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum.Recently,been chosen as a top 100 lawyer for the National Trial Lawyers Association. Year after year Super Lawyer top 100 and top 50 in consumer law. 2016 Leaders in the law MI Lawyers Weekly. Best lawyers in America 2021, Champion of Justice award , Michigan Association for Justice , 2021
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Office Location for Scott A. Goodwin

999 Haynes Street
Suite 385
Birmingham, MI 48009

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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