Barry S. Goodman, a partner in the Woodbridge office of Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP, has been elected President of the Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts (IOLTA) Fund of New Jersey. The IOLTA Fund, which was created by the New Jersey Supreme Court, is dedicated to supporting Legal Services and other programs that provide legal representation and assistance to the poor, improvements in the administration of justice, and law-related education to the public. In addition, IOLTA helps to enable non-profit legal aid providers to assist low-income people with civil legal matters, such as landlord/tenant issues, child custody disputes and advocacy for those with disabilities.
Goodman’s practice focuses on handling real estate and real estate brokerage issues; complex commercial litigation, including antitrust suits, corporate shareholders’ and partnership disputes, and other business cases; and municipal law. He is the chair of the firm’s Real Estate Brokerage Practice Group and is a frequent author and lecturer on real estate and other brokerage issues. He serves as General Counsel for the New Jersey Association of REALTORS®.
Goodman is a recipient of the prestigious 2006 Rutgers University Alumni Meritorious Service Award. He also is a past president of the Rutgers-Newark Law School Alumni Association and of the United Way of Hunterdon County, and is a trustee of the Hunterdon Healthcare System and the Hunterdon Medical Center. Goodman also is a member of the Hunterdon County, Middlesex County, New Jersey State and American Bar Associations, and the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Real Property and Antitrust Sections, and the American Bar Association’s Litigation and Antitrust Sections. Goodman is a cum laude graduate of Rutgers College and received his law degree from Rutgers-Newark School of Law.
Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP has offices located in Woodbridge and Roseland, New Jersey. For more information, call Erin P. Cenkner at 732-549-5600 or visit the firm’s web site at www.greenbaumlaw.com.