Ross C. Goodman, Esq.
Ross C. Goodman, a native of Las Vegas, formed the boutique law firm Goodman Law Group, A.P.C. after concluding his commitment with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves (Major). As a second generation Las Vegas criminal defense attorney, Goodman Law Group is the legacy of the Honorable Oscar B. Goodman, Esq. OC – 3 term Mayor of Las Vegas and named one of the“15 Best Trial Lawyers in America” - who serves as Of Counsel to Goodman Law Group.
Ross C. Goodman has maintained the boutique firm dedicated in providing each client personalized service and attention to detail. Ross C. Goodman’s level of commitment in understanding the legal issues involved in each matter has garnered a series of Not Guilty and Multi-Million Dollar verdicts and settlements. We know that keeping clients out of the courtroom can often be the best strategy through negotiation, mediation or other alternative means but when the time comes to take a case to trial, Ross C. Goodman’s broad trial practice is invaluable. Goodman Law Group currently serves as co-liaison counsel for the MGM Mirage Securities Litigation.
As a Full-Service AV-Rated Law Firm, Ross C. Goodman will approach your case with the same commitment and attention to detail that puts you in the best possible position to win!
Oscar B. Goodman, Esq. 3-Term Former Las Vegas Mayor
Oscar B. Goodman currently serves as Of Counsel to Goodman Law Group.
After rising to national prominence and having been named one of the “15 Best Trial Lawyers in America” by the National Law Journal, Oscar B. Goodman was elected Mayor of Las Vegas in 1999 and has worked tirelessly for the citizens as Chairman to the Las Vegas Convention Authority and other regional boards. Re-elected in 2007 for a third and final term, the Mayor has unprecedented popularity, receiving 84% of the votes in the last election.
Oscar B. Goodman’s successful law practice and well known interviews on “Sixty Minutes” has been featured in many national publications such as the “Wall Street Journal,” “USA Today,” “The New Yorker” and has even portrayed himself in the movie “Casino” and other television series such as “CSI”.
Carolyn Goodman, Current Las Vegas Mayor
Winning 60 percent of the vote, Carolyn G. Goodman became the mayor of the city of Las Vegas on July 6, 2011. Her husband of 49 years and then current mayor, Oscar B. Goodman, administered the oath of office. It is the only known instance of a spouse succeeding her husband as mayor in the United States. Oscar Goodman was term limited after 12 years of service.
Recognized nationally by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and the National Association of Independent Schools in 2006 with the Seymour Preston Trustee Award for Leadership, Carolyn has devoted much of her life to volunteerism in the Las Vegas and more specifically to education. In 1989, the University of Nevada recognized Carolyn with the prestigious “Distinguished Nevadan” award and in 2006 bestowed upon her an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree (PhD). In 2009, nominated by members of her school, she became a Sarah D. Barder Fellow in The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth and an Alumna of the Year in Education at UNLV.
Carolyn has served the people of Las Vegas by volunteerism and therein in leadership in many community nonprofit boards, charities and service organizations. She has proven her deep commitment to the community and continues to be devoted to the highest quality of life for all southern Nevadans by her efforts and dedication.