Brett Goodson

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio

Goodson & Company
Brett Goodson
Goodson & Company

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Products Liability, Insurance Coverage; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 1976

Education: University of San Diego School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2023

Goodson & Company

615 Elsinore Pl.
Suite 105
Cincinnati, OH 45202 Visit website


Brett Goodson is of counsel to Cincinnati-based Mezibov Butler. Focusing his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, he represents clients in the greater metropolitan area and throughout the southwestern portion of Ohio. Mr. Goodson has been admitted to practice before all Ohio state courts since 1976, and he is additionally admitted to practice in Kentucky and Indiana.

Mr. Goodson’s client base is comprised of people who have incurred significant harm as the direct result of the negligence of other persons or entities. During his distinguished career, he has worked on cases involving truck and other types of motor vehicle crashes, construction site accidents, pedestrian knockdowns, defective products and premises liability. An aggressive courtroom advocate, Mr. Goodson has been able to recover millions of dollars in compensation for his clients through jury awards after a trial. In other cases, he has negotiated favorable settlements with defendants and their liability insurance coverage providers.

Mr. Goodson has received a great deal of recognition from his fellow members of the bar on account of his successful track record and high degree of ethics. Among his honors are an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an “Excellent” peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, Mr. Goodson has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

A fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, Mr. Goodson has been a participant in several other legal organizations. His memberships have included the Ohio Association for Justice, the Southwest Ohio Trial Lawyers Association and the Cincinnati Bar Association. Mr. Goodson is a graduate of Ohio University and the University of San Diego School of Law.

*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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Insurance Coverage

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Bad Faith Insurance, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Insurance, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 60% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10% Insurance Coverage

First Admitted: 1976, Ohio

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Adjunct Faculty, College of Mount St. Joseph
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Oak Hills Educational Foundation, Trustee
  • Delhi Township Board of Zoning Appeal, Member and President
  • Volunteer Lawyers of the Poor Foundation, President
  • Oak Hills Athletic Boosters, President
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Southwest Ohio Trial Lawyers Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, Judicial Rating Committee, Tort and Insurance Committee, and Lawyer Referral Service Committee, Chair
  • Hamilton County Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1999 - 2001
  • Ohio Association of Justice (OAJ)
  • The American Association of Justice (AAJ)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio, 1976
  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana, 1990
  • Kentucky, 1989
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • The Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Super Lawyer
Educational Background:
  • Ohio University, B.G.S., 1973

Office location for Brett Goodson

615 Elsinore Pl.
Suite 105
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Phone: 513-909-3402

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