Supreme Court of Ohio
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio
Supreme Court of Louisiana (Inactive)
United States District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeal
Criminal Justice Studies, Kent State University, 1977
J.D., The Ohio State University, 1980
Women Lawyers of Franklin County
National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR)
Ohio State Bar Association
Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ)
Eileen Goodin has been with Barkan Meizlish, LLP for over 30 years. She began working for the firm while still in law school and is now a partner and manager of the Ohio Social Security department. Ms. Goodin received her undergraduate degree, cum laude, in Criminal Justice Studies from Kent State University in 1977. While at Kent State, she was very active in residence hall government and served as president of Kent Interhall Council for two years. Ms. Goodin obtained her law degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 1980. Eileen was admitted to the Ohio bar in 1980 and to the Louisiana bar in 1985. Ms. Goodin is also admitted to United States District Courts in Ohio and Louisiana and to the Sixth and Eleventh Circuits Courts of Appeal.
Ms. Goodin has over 30 years of experience in social security disability law and frequently lectures and teaches on social security issues. She has represented disability and SSI claimants at all levels of the administrative process including over 5,000 Social Security and black lung hearings and administrative and federal court appeals. In 1999, Ms. Goodin was in charge of the firm’s pro bono project that was the recipient of the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Presidential Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service.
Ms. Goodin is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR) and is also a member of the Ohio State, Louisiana State, and Columbus Bar associations, the OAJ, and the Women Lawyers of Franklin County. Eileen is a life member and active supporter of the Girl Scouts of the USA. Eileen lives in Columbus and is an avid fan of Ohio State football and women’s basketball.