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Bruce D. Goodman

Bruce D. Goodman

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products, Birth Injury, Wrongful Death

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1974

  1. Wrongful Death: 20%
  2. Birth Injury: 20%
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
  5. Medical Malpractice: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Bruce. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Ian Robert Alexander

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Ian Alexander Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Steinberg, Goodman & Kalish

20 North Clark 31st Floor
Chicago, IL, 60602



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197408/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Illinois Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Illinois Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2008
Illinois Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Illinois Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Illinois Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Leading Illinois AttorneysAmerican Research Corporation1996
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1983
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1982

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Principal AttorneySteinberg, Goodman & Kalish1974 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Illinois State Bar Association, Tort Law Sectionmember2004 - Present
American Association for Justice, Birth Trauma Litigation Groupmamber1997 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Medical Negligence Committeemember1995 - Present
illinois trial lawyers association product liability committeemember1990 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Desio v. Riverside Medical Center$3,000,000.00

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Publication NameTitleDate
Northwest Suburban Bar AssociationMed-Mal Caps Nothing More Than Red Herring2010
Law EducationTrying the Soft Tissue Case in Illinois1989


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1971

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
CLE - Itla webinarBills of Discovery2007
CLE - Discovery is a Product Liability CaseWritten Discovery is a Product Liability Case2007