John Eiler Goodwin

John Eiler Goodwin

Workers' Compensation Lawyer
Bainbridge Island, WA




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About Me

From 1978 to 1990 I worked as a claims examiner with the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, the Department that administers the Federal Employees's Compensation Act. Since 1990 I have represented injured workers before the Office. I mostly do appeals to the Branch of Hearings and Review and appeals including oral arguments before the Employees' Compensation Appeals Board. I also teach...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check


Hourly ($300-$400/hour)

Client Reviews

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Current Client

Posted by: Tim over 3 years ago.

I've had Mr. Goodwin as an attorney for about 7 years. He is extremely knowledgable and helpful.
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Jeffrey Carl Jones
Jeffrey Jones

Seattle, WA

About 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. John Goodwin knows everything there is to know regarding Federal Workers Compensation.
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1994 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 04/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1994 – present

The F.E.C.A. Clinic


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1994 J.D. cum laude in Legal Studies

University of Puget Sound School of Law


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2006 Cert. of Appreciation for Your Contribution To Legal Education

Washington State Trial Lawyers Association


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1995- present Member

The Washington State Trial Lawyers Association

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1996 An Introduction To the Federal Employees' Compensation Act

WSTLA Trial News

Speaking Engagements

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2012 Representing Injured Workers Before the OWCP in FECA

at The Role of the Metal Trades Council Advocate in FECA Cases

2012 The Role of the Steward in FECA Cases

at The APWU Stewards College

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