Prior to joining Prediletto, Halpin, Sharnikow & Nelson, Brett Goodman worked as a civil litigator in Yakima, WA, which allowed him to serve clients in the areas of personal injury, commercial, estate, and real property litigation. He currently puts that expertise to work helping clients with their worker’s compensation and social security disability claims.
Brett has deep personal and professional ties to the Yakima Valley, where he was born and raised. After graduating from West Valley High School, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Western Washington University. Brett attended the University of Idaho School of Law, where he was selected as a member of the D. Craig Lewis Trial Team, giving him the opportunity to compete in local and regional mock trial competitions. Brett graduated from law school with pro bono honors, having completed over eighty hours of pro bono service as a law student.
Brett is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, and a member of the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Washington.
Brett has a passion for helping clients who have been wronged. He has defended indigent persons charged with crimes in Yakima County, and has provided pro bono legal services to low income clients through the Yakima County Volunteer Attorney Services. Brett is currently a board member for the Yakima County Volunteer Attorney Services non-profit, as well as a board member for the Foundation for Washington State Courts where he previously helped fund a security initiative for the Yakima County Courthouse. Brett has also previously served as Treasurer of the Yakima County Bar Association.
In his spare time, Brett enjoys traveling, distance running, golfing, exploring the beauty of the Pacific Northwest, and spending time with his wife, Maggie Lund and their son William.
302 N 3rd St.
Yakima, WA 98901-2366