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Goodrow Law is committed to providing vigorous legal representation for
our clients. Our experience in DUI and Criminal Defense  is unique and
unparalleled in California. As your attorney it is our job to maintain
our standards of excellence in ethical, fair minded, and aggressive
support for your cause or action. Call us right now
and let's get started.


Languages spoken: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    12 years, 400 cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 35%
    12 years, 60 cases
  3. Appeals: 15%
    11 years, 13 cases



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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
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  • John Midori Hamasaki

    I have known Russell Goodrow as a fellow lawyer in the community over the last few years, including representing co-defendants last year. He is a dedicated, diligent criminal defense lawyer who works tirelessly on behalf of his clients.


    John Hamasaki Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Law Offices Of Russell Goodrow

Law Chambers Building
345 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA, 94102-4427


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Volunteer Appreciation AwardAids Legal Referral Panel2011
Honor Society--HistoryPhi Alpha Theta1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Russell Goodrow2007 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
AIDS Lawyer Referral ProgramPanel Attorney2010 - Present
Bar Association of San Francisco, Appellate Practice SectionPanel Attorney2009 - Present
California DUI Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
California Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Bar Association of San Francisco, Indigent Defense AdministrationPanel Attorney2009 - Present
American Bar Association, Science and Technology Law SectionMember2008 - Present
Criminal Trial Lawyers Association of Northern CaliforniaMember2007 - Present
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
Bar Association of San FranciscoMember2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States of America, et al. v. Eastern Municipal Water District, et al.Currently on Appeal
United States of America, et al. v. Cosco Busan, et al.Settled
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Publication nameTitleDate
Phi Alpha ThetaRace, Class and Power: The Effects of Race on Social Theory1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
San Francisco State UniversityLatin American History, Social TheoryMA - Masters2000
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis ObispoHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
San Jose Blues FestivalThe State of Medical Marijuana Law in CA2011