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Henry A. Goodman

Henry A. Goodman, Esq. is a Principal and Co-Founder of the firm Goodman, Shapiro & Lombardi, LLC of Dedham, Mass., Manchester, N.H. and Lincoln, RI. A major portion of Goodman's practice is devoted to condominium law, corporations, general real estate matters, and civil litigation, with 25% of his practice devoted to litigation. He represents unit owners, real estate developers, and is counsel to hundreds of condominium associations.

Goodman, who was involved in the initial drafting of the Massachusetts "Super Lien," is considered to be the first attorney in Massachusetts to concentrate in the representation of condominium associations. He has tried numerous cases in the state and federal court and has successfully argued appeals and has been instrumental in filing of successful Amicus Curiae Briefs in several jurisdictions on behalf of CAI.

Goodman is a founding member of the New England Chapter of CAI (CAINE) and a member of its Legislative Action Committee. He served as president of CAINE for two terms and is a member of CAINE's Board of Directors. He is a member and former chair of CAINE's Program Committee and Attorney's Committee and was honored with CAINE's Attorney of the Year and Outstanding Service Awards.

Goodman is on the Board of Governors of the prestigious national College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL) and is a member of the Real Estate Bar Association (REBA). He is a former member of CAI's National Board of Trustees and the former chair of CAI's National Business Partners' Council.

Throughout his career, Goodman has written scores of articles related to issues important to condominiums and cooperatives, and he gives presentations at various seminars (including the CAINE Condo Conference and Expo and the New England Condominium Expo) on topics related to condominiums, real estate, and cooperatives.

Education

  • J.D., Boston University School of Law

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1966
  • U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, 1967
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1967
  • Florida, 1995
  • Rhode Island, 2008

Affiliations

  • Founding member of the New England Chapter of CAI (CAINE)
  • Member of CAINE's Legislative Action Committee
  • Member and former chair of CAINE's Program Committee, and Attorney's Committee.
  • Fellow of the national College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL)
  • Member of the CCAL's Webinar Committee
  • Member of the Real Estate Bar Association (REBA)
  • Former member of the CAI National Board of Trustees
  • Former chair of the CAI National Business Partners' Council
  • Former president of CAINE (two terms) and former member of CAINE's Board of Directors

Honors and Awards

  • Involved in the initial drafting of the Massachusetts "Super Lien"
  • CAINE Attorney of the Year
  • CAINE Outstanding Service Award

Personal Interests

  • ‚ÄčLitigation strategizing
  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Travelling
  • Enjoying great food and wine
  • Analyzing and making stock market investments
  • History and politics
  • Amateur photography

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