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  • Shreveport Office


    1550 Creswell Ave.
    Shreveport, Louisiana 71101, United States of America



Mr. Goodwin joined Mayer, Smith & Roberts, L.L.P. in 1978 after having served as a Law Clerk to the Chief Judge of the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal. He is the most senior member of the firm and has more than 35 years' experience as a trial lawyer. He leads the firm’s medical malpractice and healthcare practice, and for the past 25 years has represented physicians in various specialties, hospitals, nurses, physical therapists, and other healthcare providers in Northwest Louisiana. With a unique combination of medical knowledge and accomplished trial skills, Mr. Goodwin has developed a strong reputation as a leading lawyer in the Northwest Louisiana Healthcare community.


  • Louisiana State University and A&M College
    B.S., 1973
    J.D., 1977

Bar Admissions:

  • Louisiana, 1977

Admitted to Practice:

  • All Louisiana state courts, including Louisiana Supreme Court
  • Federal courts:

   United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana

   United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana

Professional Memberships:

  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Medical Defense Committee
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel

Areas of Practice:

  • Medical Malpractice Law
  • Hospital Law
  • Professional Liability Law