Robert G. Goodman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Woodbridge, NJ

Palmisano & Goodman, P.A.
171 Main Street
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Phone: 732-634-6464
Fax: 732-634-6519
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)


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Attorney Profile

Serving clients in the New Jersey area, Robert Goodman focuses his law practice on the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, automobile accidents and wrongful death. He is intent on offering quality representation to his clients and ensuring that their rights are protected during the entire legal process. He is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Law and has been representing personal injury clients since 1972. His years of experience are an advantage to his clients in New Jersey.

Mr. Goodman is certified as a civil trial attorney. Because of his excellence in the courtroom and his success on behalf of his clients, Robert Goodman is known as one of the most prominent personal injury attorneys in his geographic region. This has been formally recognized when he was named by The American Trial Lawyers Association, now known as The American Association for Justice, to be one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New Jersey. He is also the recipient of the Honorable Herman L. Breitkopf Award for 2010 from the Middlesex County Trial Lawyers Association. This award is only given to the top attorneys that exhibit high ethical standards and concern for the welfare of their clients. Additionally, he has received a rating of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell* for his excellence in his law practice, as recognized by his peers.

With his high level of skill, Mr. Goodman can navigate complicated lawsuits, and he has been successful in winning large settlements on behalf of his clients.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

Certificates and Credentials

About Robert G. Goodman

Admitted: 1972, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • Breitkopf Award Exemplifying Honesty, Integrity and Intelligence, Middlesex County Trial Lawyers Association, 2010
  • Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney, Star ledger Inside New Jersey(lexus nexus), 2012
  • Top 100 trial attorneys in N.J, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
  • Martindale Hubbell rating of AV
  • Honorable Herman L. Breitkopf Award, Trial Lawyers Association of Middlesex County, 2010
  • One of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New Jersey, American Association for Justice

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates N.J. Chapter, 1985 - 2012
  • Attorney Member, New Jersey State Bar Association 1972 - Present
  • Attorney Member, Civil Trial Practice Committee, Middlesex County Bar Association, 1985 - Present
  • Attorney Member, American Association for Justice chapter 1986 - Present 
  • Member, New Jersey Association for Justice
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • New Jersey, 1972

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Trial Practice, Monthly Meeting, 1993
  • Civil Arbitration, Middlesex County Bar Association, Government Attorneys Committee, 2005
  • Motions in limine, N.J.Trial Magazine, 1986

Educational Background

  • Fairfield University

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney
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Office Location for Robert G. Goodman

171 Main Street
Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Phone: 732-634-6464

Fax: 732-634-6519

Last Updated: 10/2/2020

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