Peter J. Goodman, Esq., has been a practicing attorney since 1996. His specialization is in real estate law, religious corporation law, and personal injury law with an emphasis on purchases and sales, litigation, foreclosure prevention and loss mitigation.
- HofstraSchool of Law
- The GeorgeWashingtonUniversity
Long Island Housing Crisis Task Force; Long Island Housing Partnership (formerly served on Strategic Planning Committee); New York State Coalition For Excellence in Homeownership Education; New York State Bar Association; Nassau County Bar Association; Brooklyn Bar Association; Former Treasurer for the Town of Hempstead Democratic Committee.
Speaking Engagements and Articles:
Mr. Goodman was a regular presenter of the closings portion of the Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) and NassauCountyHomeownershipCenter’s HUD certified training program helping first-time homeowners obtain the dream of homeownership. Mr. Goodman’s most recent speaking engagements on foreclosure prevention, homeownership, and/or shortsales include: The Center for New York City Neighborhoods; Charles Rutenbeg Realty, and The Neighborhood Housing Services of Northern Queens. Additionally, Mr. Goodman authored the cover article for the October, 2008 Nassau Lawyer entitled “Keeping up with the Latest Reforms in Foreclosure Litigation” and the September, 2009 Suffolk Lawyer article entitled “Protecting Tenant’s Rights at Foreclosure.” Most recently, Mr. Goodman was quoted in the New York Times, the Long Island Business News, and has been quoted several times in New York Newsday.
Practice Areas/Areas of Expertise:
Real Estate and Small Business Transactions; Religious and Not for Profit Corporation transactions; and Litigation (personal injury, general).
Honors and Awards:
Peter Goodman was awarded a citation from the Nassau County Office of the Executive, a Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding and dedicated service to Peace Valley Haven, and a certificate from the Community Mayor’s of New York State that recognizes Mr. Goodman as a Mayor Member Representative for the area of Garden City.