O'Connor & Thomas, P.C.
James E. Goodman, Jr.

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James E Goodman, Jr.  was born in Erie, Pennsylvania. He graduated cum laude from Illinois State University in 1985, where he majored in political science and music. He obtained his law degree with distinction in 1988 from the University of Iowa. He was admitted to the Iowa Bar in 1988 and the Illinois Bar in 2001. Jim joined the firm in 1994 following positions as an Associate attorney with Shaff & Farwell in Clinton, Iowa, and as a Trust Officer for National Bank of Waterloo and American Trust & Savings Bank in Dubuque.


Taxation, Business Law, Estate Planning, Trusts, Real Estate, Corporate Law, Probate, Elder Law, Wills


University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, 1988
Honors: With Distinction

Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, 1985
Honors: cum laude
Major: Political Science
Major: Music

Bar Admissions

Iowa, 1988
Illinois, 2001
U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 2001
U.S. Tax Court, 2004

Extended Biography