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Innovative legal Solutions


 

Legal solutions

As a member of the legal profession, Terry Goddard serves as a representative of his clients, officer of the legal system, and as public citizen. He takes seriously the solemn responsibilities that accompany these roles, and thus aggressively employs his knowledge of the law on behalf of his clients as well as in his efforts to improve the law, the administration of justice, and access to the legal system.

Whether the solution lies in litigation, negotiated settlement, or elsewhere, his clients' best interests are paramount. Although he takes on matters that do not fit neatly into a single category, he has experience in numerous areas of law, including commercial, employment, and tort litigation: appeals; government investigations; environmental law; government relations; administrative/regulatory law; and civil rights/constitutional law.

 

Terry Goddard


Terry Goddard


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EDUCATION
BA, Harvard College
JD, Arizona State University, College of Law

GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Arizona Attorney General (2003-2010)
Arizona State Director, HUD (1996-2002)
Mayor of Phoenix (1984-1990)

ADMISSIONS

Arizona
U.S. District Court (Arizona)
U.S. Court of Appeals (Ninth Circuit) 
U.S. Supreme Court

CONTACT

terry@goddardlawplc.com

Practice Areas


Practice Areas


DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Managing and resolving disputes outside of, or as a supplement to, traditional court litigation is an important part of this practice. Regardless of how or where disputes initially arise, Goddard Law PLC's commitment is to resolve them efficiently and economically, in partnership with clients.

BUSINESS DISPUTES

Commercial disputes can be disruptive, costly, stressful, and have significant impacts on business operations. Goddard Law PLC works closely with clients to find the shortest distance from conflict to resolution—an efficient approach designed to cultivate innovative strategies that keep clients' overall interests in the forefront.

APPELLATE LITIGATION

Preparing for an appeal before any notice is filed provides a significant competitive advantage. Goddard Law PLC work closely with clients and trial counsel to devise cost-effective litigation strategies, prepare and argue important pre-trial and post-trial motions, and ensure that issues are preserved for appeal. 

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

Goddard Law PLC offer advice and litigation services in connection with proceedings before and against government agencies, both at the administrative level and in state and federal courts

CIVIL RIGHTS

Goddard Law PLC is devoted to the pursuit of civil rights, liberties, and justice, and has the experience to handle a wide range of issues in this important area of law, including constitutional torts and actions for injunctive relief.

BUSINESS STRATEGY

Goddard Law PLC brings a creative yet practical approach to complex matters, and can serve as your outside general counsel, providing broad-based expertise required by today's businesses.


"[I]t is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive."

– CHIEF JUSTICE EARL WARREN, 1955