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  1. Aviation: 90%
    5 years
  2. Personal Injury: 10%
    5 years

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  • Michael Wayne Goolsby

    I endorse this lawyer. Will is the go to guy on any aviation case. I refer any of those cases I get to him and know the client will be treated right and their case will have one of the top aviation lawyers in the country working on it.


    Michael Goolsby Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


NYCurrently registered 200403/07/2016
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199707/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2013
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2012
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2011
Best Lawyers in DallasD Magazine2011
Best Lawyers in TexasNewsweek Magazine2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dallas Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2010 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A2003 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2003 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaN/A2008 - 2010
New York City Bar AssociationN/A2003 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Wong v. Precision AirmotiveConfidential - eight figure settlement
Whitefield, et al. v. Divco, Inc.Confidential multi-million dollar settlement
Harrison v. North Texas Skydiving CenterConfidential large settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Trial MagazineThe Harsh Realities of the State Secrets Privilege2010
Advocate, Journal of Consumer Attorneys Associations for Southern CaliforniaLeft Behind: How Consumers Became the Biggest Losers of the Chrysler and GM Bankruptcies2010
Texas LawyerAmateur-Built Aircraft Litigation Risky for Plaintiffs Attorneys2010
AAJ Aviation Law Section NewsletterThe Need for Mandatory Aviation Insurance2008
AAJ Aviation Law Section NewsletterPlaintiff Thwarts Cessna’s Preemption Arguments in Monroe v. Cessna2007
Texas Bar JournalThe September 11 Victim Compensation Fund,2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SMU Air Law SymposiumField Preemption and the Federal Aviation Regulations2003