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Rina M. Goodman

Rina M. Goodman

Transforming Conflic, LLC
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • District of Columbia, New York, Washington
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Practice Area
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Family Mediation
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Business Mediation
  • Workplace Mediation
  • Conflict Coaching
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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New York
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Washington
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Professional Experience
Owner; Divorce and Family Mediator
Transforming Conflic, LLC
- Current
Provide mediation and facilitation services as well as conflict coaching for divorce, elder care, estate planning, trust administration, probate, family business planning, and other family issues.
Contract Attorney
Self-Employed
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Represented petitioners in prisoner habeas corpus actions before the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Also drafted litigation, arbitration, mediation and settlement documents; edited appellate briefs, negotiated settlements; and served as plaintiff's counsel in mediation of federal sector employment discrimination complaints.
Associate Attorney
Speiser Krause
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Second-chair trial attorney with full responsibility for preparing plaintiffs= damages trials in cases arising out of mass aviation disasters, including selecting and preparing fact and expert witnesses, defending and taking depositions, drafting litigation documents, and arguing motions in limine. Represented plaintiffs at mediation and settlement conferences.
Acting Assistant Circuit Executive
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
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Managed activities of Judicial Counsel=s Historical Subcommittee on Exhibits, directly reporting to the Honorable Roger J. Miner and Circuit Executive Steven Flanders and consulting with Second Circuit judges, court personnel, attorneys, law associations, and designer. Planned agendas for subcommittee meetings and presented progress reports to subcommittee.
Legal Consultant
Squadron, Ellenoff, Plesent & Lehrer
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Drafted memoranda on perfecting security interests in deposit accounts, lender liability, entitlements to post-petition rents, and preference periods applicable to payments on insider-guaranteed loans.
Education
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
J.D. | Law
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New York University
M.A. | Arts Administration/New Museology
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Sarah Lawrence College
B.A. | Literature/Art History
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Professional Associations
Task Force on Elimination of Court Costs in Litigation (ECCL), Washington State Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, Washington State Bar Association
Chair
- Current
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Planning Committee, NW Dispute Resolution Conference
Member
- Current
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Washington State Bar # 35196
Member
- Current
Activities: Chair Elect, ADR Section (2010-2011); Secretary, ADR Section (2008-09); Chair, Education Committee of ADR Section (2008-2011)
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Contact & Map
2401 4th Avenue
Suite 840
Seattle, WA 98121
USA
Telephone: (206) 523-7100