Mr. Goad has tried cases at the N.C. Industrial Commission to an Opinion and Award.
Mr. Jacob Goad is a workers’ compensation and personal injury attorney with Kornbluth Ginsberg Law Group, P.A. He graduated from University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill in 2005, and earned membership in Sigma Delta Pi, a Hispanic Collegiate Honor Society.
Before attending law school, Mr. Goad lived and worked in Peru, where he got involved with environmental advocacy and also coordinated international delegations for the Presbyterian Church. Jacob later graduated from North Carolina Central University’s Evening Law Program for students pursuing law degrees while also holding full-time employment.
Mr. Goad has dedicated the majority of his time over the past eight years to helping people who have been seriously injured from workplace accidents and automobile collisions. He has served on a variety of boards for nonprofit organizations, and he currently serves on the board for Urban Ministries of Durham. From 2018 to 2019, he chaired the Young Lawyers Division of the Durham County Bar Association where he helped raise thousands of dollars for a local nonprofit that helps women who have experienced domestic violence, through the Raising the Bar 5k.
Jacob is a member of the academy of trial attorneys known as the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. He is also a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, Durham County Bar Association, and he is licensed to practice law in the State of North Carolina.
While attending law school, Mr. Goad met his wife, Kelly, who is a speech therapist at a private clinic in Durham. Jacob enjoys playing soccer, hiking with his dog, Gigi, playing the guitar, and spending time with his friends and family. Originally from Julian, North Carolina, he fondly remembers growing up in the country, where he loved fishing at the pond on Amick Road with his dad and roaming through the woods with his friends.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Social Service Award||Law Offices of James Scott Farrin||2016|
|Rising Star Award||Lanier Law Group||2011|
|Attorney at Law||Kornbluth Ginsberg Law Group, P.A.||2018 - Present|
|Attorney||The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin||2016 - 2018|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Durham County Bar Association||Chair of Young Lawyers Division||2018 - Present|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||Member||2016 - Present|
|North Carolina Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|14th Judicial District Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|North Carolina State Bar||Member||2016 - Present|
|Durham County Bar Association||Secretary, Young Lawyers Division||2017 - 2018|
|Trial Briefs (NCAJ)||Workers’ Compensation for the Undocumented Worker||2018|
|North Carolina Central University||JD - Juris Doctor||2016|
|University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill||Spanish||2005|
|Law to the People - CLE||CLE Undocumented Workers and Workers Comp Benefits||2019|
|Live Webinar Presentation||Workers' compensation benefits for Undocumented Workers||2018|
|Zamarron v. 24/7 Roofing Solutions & Travelers Insurance||The Deputy Commissioner found that Mr. Zamarron was an employee and was entitled to workers' compensation benefits.|
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Mon Oct 08 2018
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