ATTORNEY PROFILE

Derek Goodman J.D.

Derek is a 2011 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School. He joined the Law Offices of Jonathan Goodman in January of 2013. Prior to working at the Law Offices of Jonathan Goodman, Derek worked for a small, local criminal defense firm servicing the Hispanic/Latino and indigent community. While at the firm, Derek gained experience handling a wide variety of criminal defense, family law, and probate matters, putting him in the courtroom every day. Prior to graduating from law school, Derek was a member of the University of Wisconsin Law School’s Prosecution Clinic. Placed with the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office, Derek practiced in nearly every Milwaukee County criminal court. Derek also worked for the University of Wisconsin Law School’s Remington Center, where he participated in the Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons (LAIP) program. Through LAIP, Derek gained invaluable experience in appellate procedure and legal writing.

Before attending law school, Derek resided in Santiago, Chile for a year where he performed legal research for the University of Chile and perfected his Spanish.

Derek focuses his practice on criminal defense, real estate law, and other forms of civil litigation.

Milwaukee Bar Association, Member
State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association, Member
Wisconsin, 2011
J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 2011
B.A., History and Spanish, University of Wisconsin- Madison, 2008

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