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Richard Goldstein

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Phone
(973) 609-5693

Fax
973-675-5674

Email
richard@goldsteinlaw.com

Location
East Orange, NJ

biography

Richard Goldstein is the founding partner of the law firm and focuses his entirepractice on Personal Injury Litigation. Richard graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1975, with a B.S. in Economics. He majored in accounting. Richard attended law school at Nova University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and received his Juris Doctor degree in 1978. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1978, the New York Bar in 1979 and the New Jersey Bar in 1988. From 1979 through 1983, Richard was counsel to the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association in New York City, where he successfully represented hundreds of New York City Police Officers in a variety of legal matters. Thereafter, Richard became a partner in the Law Firm of Weicholz, Peters and Goldstein in New York City where he practiced personal injury law. In the mid-nineties Richard opened his current office in East Orange, New Jersey where he has been practicing personal injury law ever since. Richard is a consultant to the Board of Directors of the Family Service Organization of Essex County and was the Chair of District Fee Arbitration Committee. Richard’s son, Michael, joined his firm in 2011 after clerking for the Honorable William Wertheimer, J.S.C. in Union County and working for the law firm of Coughlin Duffy in Morristown.

Areas of Practice

  • Slip and Falls
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Ceiling Falls

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1978.
  • New York, 1979
  • New Jersey, 1988
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1988

Education

  • Nova University Center for the Study of Law, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • J.D.
  • Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • B.S. – 1975

Professional Associations

  • New Jersey Bar Association, 1988 to Present

Past Positions

  • New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Assoc, Counsel, 1979 to 1982
  • Honorable William Wertheimer, J.S.C., Union County, Clerk
  • Coughlin Duffy, Morristown

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Consultant Family Service Organization of Essex County, 2008 to Present
  • Fee Arbitration Committee, 2010 to 2013

Fraternity or Sorority

  • Zeta Beta Tau

Current Employment Positions

  • Managing Partner

Client Reviews

“The Very Best in the State of N.J. and very aggressive on cases. I recommend them to anyone looking for a fair shake and a great outcome. Thank You so very much for helping me Goldstein and Goldstein, LLP. Thank You from Byron Teal.”

Bryon Teal

“When it comes to Goldstein and Goldstein law firm get ready to have a firm that is not only professional but will go above and beyond for you! I felt like I was family and that my case the only one they had( even though it wasn’t)! My lawsuit from my car accident was a long and steady road that Richard, Michael and his staff paid so much personal attention to. I am completely grateful for all of their efforts!! Because of their due diligence, I will be a home owner by the end of 2020, be completely out of debt, and have a great amount set aside for my retirement! So to all of the Goldstein and Goldstein law firm lawyers and staff THANK YOU!! You will forever also be a part of my family too!! I can truly see why this firm was under the Super lawyer firms!! You all are #1 in my book ”

Felica Aharon

“If you are looking for someone to care, then this is the place. Michael and the staff are great. Melissa is wonderful, polite and kind as well as everyone else. I appreciate everything they’ve done for me.”

Michelle Bennett

“They’re always super courteous, and quick to respond to any of my questions which is super helpful for someone who isn’t familiar with the process of law. I’m super glad my uncle recommended me this law firm, definitely deserving of a 5 star rating.”

Israel Amaya

“These guys are THE BEST!!! They are honest and take a no nonsense approach. Not wasting time and stacking hidden fees. Extremely pleased with their results.”

Jean Labeaf

“Goldstein & Goldstein, is a professional Lawyer known the best for you when you contact them for your case, they would never disappoint you, whatever your case may be, they would work with you and make sure you’re good, so I personally recommend, Goldstein & Goldstein, LLP ATTORNEY AT LAW”

Amos Olayemi

“Goldstein and the secretary’s in the office stayed on top of my case , and got me a settlement I was satisfied with I highly recommend there services.”

Khalif Emile

“Great service to the people.Anytime i propose a question it is answered in a timely manner.Very helpful and committed.Thank You Guys!!!!”

hassan jackson

“Amazing place, definitely will recommend to anyone that needs a good lawyer!! There’s a wonderful lady called Melissa and also Michael that took care of our case. The process went smooth and they took care of everything, it takes time but you just have to be patient and wait for a good result. I’m giving this place a 5 stars.”

Komi Awumey

“This place kept in contact with me through my case, they helped me with great treatment and the attorney Michael is very good man and they work very fast. When I go to the office they are very nice to me and make me feel comfortable.”

Denise Francios

“Michael Goldstein is an awesome attorney. They provide you with the best customer service and they make sure you and your family are taken care of. The outcome for my slip and fall case was a very good one and I couldnt ask for a better attorney. I will recommend anyone here...Thank you Goldstein & Goldstein..”

Tyra Rulz

“Melissa Quintero has been absolutely amazing from day one. She is extremely diligent with her work and keeps a positive attitude when dealing with tough situations. She genuinely puts the client first and has kept things simple for me. Highly Recommend her services!”

Saahil Dhawan

“My brother recommended me to this firm and I was so happy he did. I was so happy with the outcome of my case. Michael got me money and fast! Thank you again I would def recommend him,”

Leonor Santiago

“I was referred to Goldstein and Goldstein by a friend after a car accident and the service I received was exceptional! Thank you guys! Like”

Simone J

“Michael Goldstein is an awesome attorney. They provide you with the best customer service and they make sure you and your family are taken care of. The outcome for my slip and fall case was a very good one and I couldnt ask for a better attorney. I will recommend anyone here...Thank you Goldstein & Goldstein..”

Tyra Rulz