Benjamin F. Goodwin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Uniontown, PA

Goodwin | Como, P.C.
 | 108 N Beeson Blvd, Suite 400
Uniontown, PA 15401
Phone: 724-438-1616
Fax: 724-438-1664
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (30%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Benjamin F. Goodwin is a partner with the Goodwin Como, P.C., law firm in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. Born in Smithfield, Mr. Goodwin grew up in southwestern Pennsylvania, and he learned his tireless work ethic and tenacity from working on his family's farm and with his father's trucking company. As an attorney, Mr. Goodwin embodies the values that define the honest, hardworking people of this area, and he strives to represent all he serves with the utmost integrity and professionalism.

Serving clients throughout Fayette County and the surrounding areas, Mr. Goodwin focuses his practice on criminal law, family law, personal injury law, workers' compensation and Social Security Disability, as well as real estate law. Over the course of his more than 11-year legal career, he has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of those in need, and he has received widespread recognition for his impeccable ethical standards and exceptional representation.

In 2017, the American Society of Legal Advocates voted him as one of the nation's Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, and the National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys named him among the Top 40 Under 40 in Pennsylvania. In 2002, the American Mock Trial Association named him an All-American Attorney.

After graduating from Saint Vincent College in 2003, Mr. Goodwin attended Duquesne University School of Law, earning his Juris Doctor in 2006. That same year, the Pennsylvania Bar Association admitted him to practice, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

A consummate professional, Mr. Goodwin is a member of numerous local, state and national bar associations, and he also serves as adjunct professor of business law for Saint Vincent College. An accomplished author and speaker, he has published articles and conducted lectures across the region on a variety of legal topics. He also serves as a court-appointed special master in domestic relations matters as well as a court-appointed child advocate for Fayette County Children & Youth Services.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Workers' Compensation
  • 20%Personal Injury - General
  • 20%Estate Planning & Probate
Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Estate Planning, Living Wills, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills


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Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020

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About Benjamin Goodwin

Admitted: 2006, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • AMTA All-American Attorney Award
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers - Rising Star, 2016
  • Super Lawyers - Rising Star, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Pennsylvania
  • Fayette County Public Relations Committee, Member
  • Court Appointed Child Advocate: Fayette County Children and Youth Services
  • Fayette County Civil Rules Committee, Member
  • Court Appointed Special Master in Domestic Relations Matters
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • George Washington, Fellow

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Contributing Author, “Sufficiency of the Evidence”, Pennsylvania Criminal Procedure: Elements, Analysis, and Application, Second Edition, P.B.I Press, 2009
  • Adjunct Professor of Business Law, Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA

Educational Background:

  • Saint Vincent College, B.S., Bachelor of Science, Major: Economics
  • Saint Vincent College, B.S., Bachelor of Science, Major: Political Science, Minor: Public Policy Administration
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Office Location for Benjamin F. Goodwin

108 N Beeson Blvd
Suite 400
Uniontown, PA 15401

Phone: 724-438-1616

Fax: 724-438-1664

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Last Updated: 12/5/2019

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