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James Goodnow - Fennemore Craig


James Goodnow
DIRECTOR




James Goodnow, a Harvard Law grad, practices in the area of catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation. 

He regularly appears in the media.  He and his cases have been covered by CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, ABC News, CBS News, NBC Newsthe Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, NewsweekPeople Magazine, the Arizona Republic and many others(See hyperlinks below to view select videos and articles.)   

Goodnow has been recognized for his use of technology in the law.  In a cover story, the ABA Journal -- the official publication of the American Bar Association -- named him one of “America's Techiest Lawyers.” iPad maker Apple selected him as the first lawyer ever to be featured in one of its global commercials and featured him and his colleagues on Apple.com.

He has received awards and accolades.  Newsweek showcased Goodnow as one of “20 Leaders” among “Plaintiffs' Trial Lawyers” in the United States.  The National Trial Lawyers selected Goodnow for inclusion in its “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” list.  North Valley Magazine featured him as one of the top four personal injury attorneys in the Valley.  The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys selected him for the “Top 10 Attorney Award, Under the Age of 40,” and he has been named to “40 Under 40” lists by the the Phoenix Business Journal, the American Society of Legal Advocates and the National Trial Lawyers.  He has been named a Legal Network “top attorney” and a SuperLawyers® “Rising Star.”   His peers have given him the highest-possible peer-review rating: AV-Preeminent. 

Goodnow is active in the community.  As a father of two, he has donated his time to helping create, draft and pass legislation aimed at saving the lives of children.  He is a board member of the National Kidney Foundation of Arizona.  He is an active member of his church. He has volunteered his time at The Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, where he has also served as a board member.  Within his firm, he helps new lawyers hone their trial skills as co-chair of the firm’s Advocacy Training Program.  Every year he handles countless cases on behalf of victims pro-bono, and he has been selected and served pro-bono as a Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Pro Tempore.  

Read more about the plaintiff catastrophic injury and wrongful death practice that Goodnow and Lamber have developed at Fennemore Craig at: http://lambergoodnow.com.

Goodnow and Lamber appear on ABC’s Good Morning America.

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Goodnow and Lamber interviewed on CNN’s AC360 with Anderson Cooper.

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Goodnow featured in global Apple iPad for business commercial.

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Goodnow featured on HGTV’s House Hunters.

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Goodnow interviewed on CBS5 about world-record hopeful cyclist client.

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Goodnow interviewed on ABC 15 about social host responsibility.

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Goodnow and Lamber interviewed on Fox 10 about technology in the law.

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Goodnow and Lamber interviewed on ABC15 about high-profile case.

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Goodnow/Lamber case covered on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.

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Goodnow interviewed by CBS 5 about social host liability.

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Goodnow/Lamber case covered on national CBS Evening News.

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Goodnow quoted in the Wall Street Journal.

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Goodnow covered by the Washington Post. 

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Goodnow quoted in People Magazine.

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Goodnow and Lamber covered by USA Today.

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Goodnow and Lamber quoted on Today.com.

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Goodnow and Lamber named two of America’s Techiest Lawyers by the ABA Journal. 

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Goodnow and Lamber named among “20 leaders” in US for plaintiff lawyers.

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Goodnow and Lamber on cover of Attorney at Law Magazine.

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Goodnow and Lamber on FoxNews.com (national).

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Goodnow and Lamber on CBSNews.com (national).

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Goodnow and Lamber featured in US News & World Report.

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Goodnow and Lamber on ABCNews.com.

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Lamber discusses DUI checkpoints on KTAR

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