STEPHEN M. GOLDMAN
Passed away on July 10, 2014. He was a longtime Distinguished Lecturer in Law at the Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law. He also taught law at George Washington University, taught history at Catholic University and was a member of the business and professional litigation group at Sands Anderson P.C. in McLean, VA.
After graduating Duke University, Professor Goldman received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan
School of Law in 1971. He held a clerkship with The Hon. John Paul Stevens, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, in 1973-1974 before receiving his Doctorate in Political Philosophy and Ethics from Oxford University, where he was a Ford Foundation scholar.
Professor Goldman was a former partner at Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP and a former editor of Coverage, the publication of the Insurance Coverage Section of the American Bar Association.
He was the author of Temptations in the Office: Ethical Choices and Legal Obligations, published by Greenwood/Praeger. Professor Goldman had also published on issues related to pre-trial practice and the preparation of witnesses for deposition, and corporate governance. He had served on ethics panels at two annual conferences of the Judicial Conference for the United States Court of Claims and has lectured on ethics at programs of NITA, the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and held three active bar memberships and a regular speaker on legal ethics and civil litigation procedures for legal and other professional audiences.
Professor Goldman also managed and owned businesses in the electrical supply industry and management consulting along the way.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Allison
Feierabend, his mother, Elaine Goldman, and his sister, Carol Maxym.
A service of Thanksgiving and Celebration of the life of Stephen M. Goldman will be held on Thursday, July 17 at noon at St. John's Episcopal Church, Georgetown Parish, 3240 "O" Street, NW, Washington, DC 20007. All are welcome.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Stephen M. Goldman Scholarship Fund, Columbus School of Law, 3600 John McCormack Rd., N.E., Washington, DC 20064