Serving Broward, Miami-Dade,
Palm Beach County, and all of Florida
Bruce A. Goodman, P.A.: A South Florida Litigation Law Firm
Bruce A. Goodman, P.A. is a law firm located in Broward County, Florida, dedicated to providing quality legal services to businesses and individuals involved in civil disputes, lawsuits and litigation in South Florida, including Fort Lauderdale, Miami and West Palm Beach.
Bruce A. Goodman, Esq. has 32 years of experience handling cases in the State and Federal Courts in Broward County, Miami-Dade County, Palm Beach County, and all of Florida. Each case is unique and important to us, and we devote our personal attention and experience to strive to meet our clients’ legal needs and goals.
We represent individuals, corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships involved in business disputes of all kinds. We also represent banks, factoring companies, vendors and other creditors in pursuit of recovering business debt. We are experienced in pre-judgment and post-judgment collections and remedies such as execution, fraudulent transfers, replevin (judicial repossession of property including aircraft), garnishment and attachment. We represent doctors, lawyers and other professionals involved in disputes over corporate, shareholder and partnership matters, including in lawsuits involving corporate and partnership dissolutions, partner and shareholder terminations, accountings, and "business divorces." We also represent individuals and entities engaged in litigation in the probate courts, involving disputes related to estate, probate and trust administration and proceedings. We also handle cases involving personal injury on behalf of plaintiffs, and wrongful death. We also engage in aviation litigation.
Attorney Bruce A. Goodman, Esq. attended The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a major in accounting in 1983. He passed the Certified Public Accounting Examination in 1983. Thereafter, he attended the School of Law of the University of Miami where he graduated cum laude in 1986. Mr. Goodman was born in New York in 1961 and has been a resident of South Florida since 1977.
Mr. Goodman was admitted to The Florida Bar in October 1986. During 1986 through 1999, he was with the law firm of Ruden, McClosky, Smith, Schuster & Russell, P.A. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, concentrating in the fields of commercial and civil litigation. Mr. Goodman was a partner at Ruden McClosky from 1994 through 1999. After leaving the big firm in 1999, he practiced law as a partner in Moore & Goodman, P.A. until 2013, when he launched Bruce A. Goodman, P.A.
Throughout his career, Mr. Goodman has represented businesses and individuals in commercial litigation, as well as real estate, probate, and partnership litigation and disputes. He has effectively represented clients in litigation cases involving many different types of claims including breach of contract, fraud, negligence, tortious interference and breach of fiduciary duty. He has also effectively handled litigation cases involving shareholder and partnership disputes and dissolutions, complex accounting issues, and probate matters. Mr. Goodman also has experience representing creditors in collection matters, and has handled a number of cases involving extraordinary remedies including replevin, garnishment, and fraudulent transfers.
Additionally, Mr. Goodman also represents persons injured in automobile and boating accidents. Our personal injury cases, and many of our post-judgment collection cases, are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means our fees are paid on a percentage of the recovery, if any. Most other cases are handled on a reasonable hourly fee basis.
Mr. Goodman is admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts as well as the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Mr. Goodman received the highest AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell (indicating a “very high to pre-eminent legal ability and very high ethical standards as established by confidential opinions from members of the Bar”).
In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Goodman is an Active Member and Past President of the Rotary Club of Coral Springs-Parkland. Mr. Goodman is married and has two adult children.
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1986, cum laude
Board Member, University of Miami Law Review , The Order of the Coif.
B.S.E., The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 1983
PROFESSIONAL & BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS
The Florida Bar
Member Since: 1986
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
Member Since: 1987
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
Member Since: 1996
United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Member Since: 1996
Broward County Bar Association
Rotary Club of Coral Springs-Parkland
Club President 2008-2009
We respond in a timely and efficient manner to your legal needs using our skills and resources, and aggressively seek positive results keeping cost in mind.