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Joshua Langston Goode

About me

As a probate attorney practicing in Cincinnati, Ohio, I help clients navigate the probate and estate process when a loved one passess away.  I previously served as a Magistrate at Hamilton County Probate Court, where I presided over all typs of probate cases.  I am experienced in estate administration, wrongful death, will contest, adoption, guardianship, and general civil litigation.  I draw on my varied and extensive experience to provide sound advice and guidance to my clients.  


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Practice areas


  1. Probate: 60%
  2. Adoption: 20%
  3. Guardianship: 10%
  4. Estate Planning: 10%



Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael Robinson Haas

    Josh is the best. He takes the time to understand your situation and he is very well known for keeping his clients informed. I send him every probate case that i get, and I've only heard great things.


    Michael Haas Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


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Contact info

The Goode Firm

36 E. Seventh Street
Suite 2020
Cincinnati, OH, 45202


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Distinguished Alumni AwardUniversity of Cincinnati Blue Ash College2012
Order of the CoifUniversity of Cincinnati School of Law2003
Provident Bank Prize for Wills, Trusts, and Future InterestsUniversity of Cincinnati School of Law2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Goode Firm2008 - Present
MagistrateHamilton County Probate Court2005 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
University of Cincinnati FoundationGift Planning Advisory Council2015 - Present
ProSeniorsSecretary, Board of Trustees2014 - Present
University of Cincinnati Alumni Association Board of GovernorsMember2013 - 2015
UC Blue Ash Alumni CouncilChairman2013 - Present
ProSeniorsMember, Board of Trustees2011 - 2014
Cincinnati Bar AssociationMember, Administration & Finance Committee2007 - 2015
Ohio Association of MagistratesMember2005 - 2008
Cincinnati Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Emergency GuardianshipN/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of CincinnatiLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of CincinnatiPsychologyBachelor of Arts1999
University of Cincinnati Blue Ash CollegePre-LawN/A1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Provide and Protect SeminarEstate Planning2015
Continuing Legal Education SeminarProbating Insolvent Estates & Probate Litigation2014
Ohio Mental Health & The Law SeminarThe Involuntary Commitment Process2013
Continuing Legal Education SeminarProbate Process from Start to Finish2010
Continuing Legal Education SeminarProbate Practice for Non-Probate Practitioners2010
Basic Estate PlanningAdvance Directives and Other Estate Planning Issues to Consider2010
Fundamental Probate Procedures and Practice, Dayton and CincinnatiGetting Started in Estate Administration2009
Community Legal Education NetworkGuardianship Procedure and Issues2009
Wills and Probate classProbate Procedures for Paralegals2008