Criminal Defense Attorney Jacqueline Goodman was sworn in to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) at the Association's annual meeting in Philadelphia, PA, on August 3rd. Ms. Goodman was sworn in with thirteen board members who join those currently serving their terms on the NACDL Board of Directors. Jacqueline's mom and aunt (pictured) traveled to Philadelphia to witness this important step in Jacqueline's commitment to criminal justice reform.
Goodman is a private defense attorney practicing in Fullerton, CA. She is a certified criminal law specialist by the California State Bar. Ms. Goodman is the 2019 president of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice where she also serves as the chair of the Public Information Committee. Jacqueline continues to serve on the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Membership Committee and as Co-Chair for NACDL's annual Sex Crimes Defense Seminar.
The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is the preeminent organization advancing the mission of the criminal defense bar to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or wrongdoing. A professional bar association founded in 1958, NACDL's many thousands of direct members in 28 countries - and 90 state, provincial and local affiliate organizations totaling up to 40,000 attorneys - include private criminal defense lawyers, public defenders, military defense counsel, law professors and judges committed to preserving fairness and promoting a rational and humane criminal justice system.