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Michael E. Goodman

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Phone: 972-772-4140

1008 Ridge Rd
Rockwall, Texas 75087

Family and Criminal Lawyer

Prior to his legal career, Michael Goodman worked as a school teacher. As an educator, he was called to court on a number of occasions to testify on matters involving his students’ parents. These experiences sparked his interest in starting a career in law. Before he went into private practice in 2003, Michael Goodman was a prosecutor in Kaufman County. Over the last 14 years, Michael has worked tirelessly for his clients to develop his reputation as one of the best attorneys in Rockwall County.

What is Michael’s Professional Background?

Goodman Law Firm, P.C.
2002-present
Family Law, Criminal Law, and General Practitioner

Kaufman County District Attorney’s Office
2000-2002
Chief Felony Prosecutor and Misdemeanor Prosecutor

Trial Experience
Have had over three hundred bench trials and forty (plus) jury trials

Case Experience
Has handled thousands of Family Law and Criminal Law Cases

Why Should You Choose Michael Goodman to Represent Your Case?

Attorney Michael GoodmanMichael Goodman has experience that makes him fully prepared to take on even the most challenging legal situations. With a background as a Chief Felony Prosecutor and a track record that includes successfully trying more than 300 cases, there isn’t much Michael hasn’t seen. Not every attorney has the experience and contacts that come with working for the District Attorney’s Office. When your family or freedom is at risk, make sure you have an experienced attorney in your corner.

Education

J.D., South Texas College of Law; Houston, Texas, May 2000

B.A., Texas Tech University; Lubbock, Texas, August 1994

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Texas; in good standing with the Texas State Bar
United State District Court
Northern District of Texas
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

State Bar of Texas – American Indian Section

State Bar of Texas – Litigation Section

State Bar of Texas – Family Law Section

State Bar of Texas – Criminal Law Section

American Trial Lawyers Association

The Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas

Texas Bar Foundation

Client Reviews
★★★★★
"I am a local pastor, and we have urged some of our parishioners to use Michael’s services. Michael is not only a good lawyer, he’s committed to the community and has a generous heart. I would not hesitate to recommend him." Ryan T.
★★★★★
"I picked the BEST attorney for sure. You were fair, kind, respectful and just a all around good man. I couldn’t have been more pleased." Pat W.
★★★★★
"This was my first experience with court/lawyers/law suits and Mr. Goodman really made everything easy for me! He answered all my questions in a professional and timely manner! I would recommend him to everyone!" C. Morrison
★★★★★
"Mr. Goodman is my go-to attorney for Texas law. As an attorney myself, I frequently represent litigants with interests in both Texas and California. Mr. Goodman’s advice has always been spot-on and saved my clients thousands of dollars." Pat H.