Jay Goodman

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Mr. Goodman is licensed to practice law in New Mexico, Ohio and Texas. He is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States, The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the United States District Court of New Mexico, and the United States Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit.

Mr. Goodman received his Juris Doctor from the Capital University School of Law in Columbus, Ohio and completed his undergraduate training at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1983.

Mr. Goodman has been practicing law in the areas of Family Law, Business, Real Estate, Collaborative Practice, Estate Planning, Probate, Elder and Guardianship/Conservatorships. for more than twenty-six years.


Past/Present Professional Affiliations and Memberships: State Liaison to Committee on Corporate Laws, ABA section of Business Law, New Mexico Collaborative Practice Group: President, Board of Directors; Galisteo Center Condominium Association: Vice President, Board of Directors; Children First, Co-Parenting Support Services, Inc.: Board of Directors; Santa Fe Rape Crisis Center: Board of Trustees; International Academy of Collaborative Professionals Member; Santa Fe Collaborative Practice Group Member; Oliver Seth American Inn of Court: Barrister; State Bar of New Mexico: Elder, Family  Real Property/Probate and Trust Sections; Santa Fe Estate Planning Council Member; State of New Mexico Health Care Partnership: Provider Representative; DUUC, Inc.: Board of Trustees, Finance Committee Member.

Mr. Goodman has also been Vice President & Executive Director and Corporate Counsel for The Foundation for Grandparenting; Associate and Associate Attorney in Health Care and Law with Geophrey Webster, Attorney-at-Law at Goodman & Goodman.

Legal Presentation & Publications: Guardianships and Conservatorships, Seminar; Bankruptcy, Seminar; AARP Legal Checkup, Seminars; AARP Publications for New Mexico 2003, Pro Se Clinic, First Judicial District Court, September 2006; Collaborative Practice 2006-2007; Faculty Estate Planning, NBI 2008; Administering the Small Estate, Seminar for the National Business Institute, “Minimizing Costs of Administering the Estate v. Administration of Small Estate”, 2008.