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Oscar Baylin Goodman, American mayor, Las Vegas, lawyer. Bar: Nevada 1965, United States Court Appeals. Named one of Best Criminal Defense Attorneys, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 1999. Member of National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers (president 1983).

Background

Goodman, Oscar Baylin was born on July 26, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of A. Allen and (Baylin) Goodman.

Education

Bachelor, Haverford College, 1961. Juris Doctor, University Pennsylvania, 1964.

Career

Chief deputy public defender Clark County, Nevada, 1966—1967. Senior partner Goodman, Chesnoff and Keach (formerly Goodman, Stein & Chesnoff), Las Vegas, since 1965. Mayor City of Las Vegas, since 1999.

Advisory board United States Conference of Mayors.

Achievements

  • Bar: Nevada 1965, United States Court Appeals.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Guest appearance (films) Casino, 1995, (television series) Computer Society of India: Crime Scene Investigation, 2004.

Membership

Clark County and American (Member: Defense Services and Effective Representation Committee, Section of Criminal Justice, 1975. Vice Chairman, Privacy Committee, 1976) Bar Associations. State Bar of Nevada (Chairman, Criminal Law and Practice Committee, 1973-1974).

Nevada Trial Lawyers Association (Director, 1968- 1969). Southern Nevada Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1969 1970). National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (President, 19801981.

Director, 1973-1977; Chairman, Lawyers Assistance Committee, 19761978). American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Provisional Member). The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice (Founding Member).

Connections

Married Carolyn Goldmark, June 6, 1962. Children: Oscar B., Ross C., Eric A., Cara Lee.

father:
A. Allen Goodman

mother:
(Baylin) Goodman

Spouse:
Carolyn Goldmark

Child:
Oscar B. Goodman

Child:
Ross C. Goodman

Child:
Eric A. Goodman

Child:
Cara Lee Goodman