Carolyn G. Goodwin, Esq.

Director for Public Service and Pro Bono


Prior to joining the Career Development Office, Carolyn practiced civil litigation, primarily in the area of employment discrimination law, as both an Assistant Attorney General with the New York State Office of the Attorney General and as an associate at the law firm, Alterman & Boop LLP, in New York City. Carolyn also served as a law clerk in the Staff Attorneys’ Office for the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Carolyn graduated magna cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, where she served as a publications editor on the Buffalo Law Review and a leader in the Buffalo Public Interest Law Project. Carolyn received her undergraduate degree in English Literature from the University of Michigan.

Carolyn served as Chair of the American Association of Law Schools Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities; Chair of the Labor Relations and Employment Law Committee of the New York County Lawyers’ Association; Co-chair of the Amicus Committee of the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts; and as a member of the pro bono panel of the Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association.  Carolyn currently serves on the Boston Bar Association Delivery of Legal Services Steering Committee and on the Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee.

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