Jeanine E. Goodwin

Jeanine E. Goodwin

Jeanine E. Goodwin

Phone
617-523-6010
Fax
617-227-0927
617-523-2181

Jeanine E. Goodwin

Ms. Goodwin joined Sloane and Walsh in April, 2016 with years of litigation experience representing physicians, hospitals, dentists and other medical professionals. She has extensive courtroom experience in the Superior courts of Massachusetts, as well as in federal court. She also represents clients in matters before professional boards.

Ms. Goodwin began her legal career in 1997 as an Assistant State Attorney for the Palm Beach County State Attorney in Florida. She represented the state of Florida in criminal actions in both the appellate and trial divisions, held the position of Chief of her trial court division, and was sole counsel in over thirty-five jury trials.

A native to New England, Ms. Goodwin returned to Boston in 2000 and became an Assistant District Attorney in Suffolk County. Experienced in the fast-paced environment of the Commonwealth's busiest courtrooms, Ms. Goodwin continued to prosecute a high volume of criminal and jury trials. While handling her general criminal case load, she was also appointed to be the point prosecutor for all incoming domestic violence cases in the Chelsea District Court.

After leaving the public sector in 2003, Ms. Goodwin practiced civil litigation defense, including medical malpractice, in prominent Boston area law firms. She has represented insurance companies and individuals, handling hundreds of injury claims, including automobile and construction accidents, homeowner's actions and slip-and-fall claims.

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • General Liability Litigation

Education

  • University of Miami, School of Law, J.D. 1997
    • Phi Delta Phi, Legal academic honor society;
    • Quarter finalist, Advanced moot court competition;
    • Kurt Marmar award for professionalism, Advanced moot court competition
  • Emory University, B.A. 1994
    • Phi Sigma Tau, National philosophy Honor Society;
    • Dean’s list

Bar Admissions:

  • Massachusetts
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court – District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals – First Circuit

Professional Activities:

  • Served as a faculty member for MCLE training seminar on conducting depositions (2016)
  • Contributor to updates on Wrongful Death chapter of the MCLE Massachusetts Tort Law Manual (2016)
  • Member of the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association