About Albert Goodwin

Our law firm has a record of success in high-stakes litigation, negotiations and administrative hearings throughout New York City and the surrounding areas. Since 2008, our law firm has helped hundreds of people just like you.  We consistently achieve superior results, are widely praised by our clients and are respected in the legal community.

A Record of Civic Action

Albert Goodwin feels strongly about equal access to justice in New York City and is continuously involved in the city’s civic life:

  • Educates the public about New York evolving estate laws through this website, seminars, and media appearances
  • Participates as a coach and a judge in National Speech and Debate Association debates
  • Participates as a judge in New York Moot Court competitions
  • Offers his services to the courts as a referee, court evaluator, guardian and fiduciary
  • Lectures for New York City’s numerous accountant associations

He maintains this website, where he continues to provide valuable information to attorneys and laymen alike.

Media Involvement

In an effort to educate the public about estate law, Albert Goodwin makes media appearances and advises media outlets.

  • Appeared live on NPR Radio to answer legal questions from the public in real-time
  • Gave presentations in The Wall Street Journal Smart Money Expert Series
  • Appeared on the Discovery Channel documentary
  • Was a consultant for CBS on their drama “Person of Interest”
  • Was a source for Forbes for an article
  • Was a source for CNBC for an article about New York Medicaid expenditures
  • Was a source for ProPublica for an article about who is more likely to die from COVID-19
  • Was a source for NBC News for an article about young people making estate plans due to COVID-19
  • Was a source for ABC about foreclosure process in New York

Talmudic Scholar Background

Albert Goodwin has been studying the law since he was a child. He was groomed to be a Rabbinic scholar. He has spent his childhood and adolescence in a Yeshiva, studying the nuances of civil and religious Talmudic law. In 2004, he earned the degree of Bachelor of Talmudic Law on a full scholarship, with a GPA of 3.9. He wanted to apply his skills to secular law, and continued his legal studies, culminating in a Juris Doctor degree, graduating in the top third of his class.


Mir Yeshiva, Bachelor of Talmudic Law, 2004
Hofstra University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2007

Attorney Albert Goodwin

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