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Steven D. Goodspeed Attorney
About Steven D. Goodspeed
Steven Goodspeed is licensed to practice law in the States of Texas and Oklahoma and regularly assists clients nationwide. Mr. Goodspeed practices in the area of nonprofit and for-profit transactional law, focusing primarily on churches and religious organizations. Mr. Goodspeed assists clients with a broad range of matters, including incorporating nonprofit and for-profit organizations, risk management, drafting initial and ongoing corporate governance documents, and drafting difficult intellectual property, real property and employment agreements as well as exempt securities transactions and other alternative sources of financing. Mr. Goodspeed graduated from The University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts in Letters with Distinction. Mr. Goodspeed earned his dual-degree Juris Doctor and Masters in Business Administration from The University of Oklahoma College of Law and Price College of Business in Norman, Oklahoma in 1999. Mr. Goodspeed has been a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys since 2008 and he specializes in the legal needs of private Christian schools and colleges. Mr. Goodspeed served as in-house general counsel to a private Christian college for over two years, therefore, he brings a great degree of legal and practical insight and expertise to bear on issues of importance to all of our college and university clients.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Goodspeed served as General Counsel to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas and as General Counsel to several Oklahoma-based technology companies including Bio-Cide International, Inc. of Norman, a global specialty chemical manufacturer and 180 Medical, Inc. of Oklahoma City, a national specialty medical products distributor. Mr. Goodspeed also served as founder and President of Goodspeed Land & Title of Norman, an oil and gas lease brokerage and title examination firm working in Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas and worked as a private attorney at the Taylor Burrage Firm in northeastern Oklahoma where he concentrated on general civil litigation, condemnation/real property and estate planning and probate. He and his wife and three daughters live in Flower Mound, Texas where they are active members of The Village Church, a partner in the Acts 29 Network, and the March of Dimes.
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