Allegheny County personal injury attorney John P. Goodrich has been re-appointed to serve as a member of the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
First appointed to the Board in April 2016, Goodrich will begin serving his next three-year term beginning April 1, 2019.
Created in 1972, the 13-member Disciplinary Board is an independent agency under the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction. Its members include 11 attorneys and two non-lawyers from across the state. Funded by annual assessments paid by attorneys licensed to practice in the Commonwealth, the Board assists the Supreme Court in all matters involving attorney licensing and discipline.
Goodrich is a principal of the law firm Goodrich & Associates in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His practice focuses on personal injury with a concentration on head trauma and vehicular accidents including wrongful death and complex civil personal injury litigation.
He has served on a variety of committees and boards at Duquesne University School of Law and for six years was appointed as a Hearing Officer for the Disciplinary Board. Mr. Goodrich is currently a board member and fundraising chairman for the Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day parade committee and a past president of the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.
Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Goodrich is a graduate of St. Francis University and he earned his law degree from Duquesne University School of Law.