Ross C. Goodman

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Goodman Criminal Defense Attorney
 | 520 South 4th Street, STE #200
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-706-0943
Fax: 702-385-5088
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%)
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    criminal defense attorney firm in Las Vegas, Nevada, Goodman Criminal Defense Attorney 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.

    The firm's attorney, Ross C. Goodman, Esq., 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’s 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. Goodman retired as a major before entering private practice in 2001.

    Admitted to practice in Nevada, Oklahoma, and the District of Columbia, 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, Goodman has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

    Goodman Criminal Defense Attorney 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. 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
    • 40%Criminal Defense
    • 40%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    • 20%Criminal Defense: White Collar
    Focus Areas

    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, DUI/DWI, White Collar Crime


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021

    Certificates and Credentials

    National Board of Trial Advocacy

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    About Ross Goodman

    Admitted: 2001, Nevada

    Professional Webpage:


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

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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


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    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
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    Office Location for Ross C. Goodman

    520 South 4th Street
    STE #200
    Las Vegas, NV 89101

    Phone: 702-706-0943

    Fax: 702-385-5088

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    Last Updated: 2/21/2021

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