• Attorney. Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein, P.C., Boulder, Colorado, 1985 to present. Shareholder since 1994.
  • Instructor. Presents various programs, workshops and seminars for real estate professionals, including real estate brokers, lawyers, mortgage brokers and appraisers.
  • J.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, 1985
  • B.A., Colorado College, Mathematics, 1982
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Co-Chair, Boulder Bar Association, Real Estate Section, 1994-1996
  • Member, Colorado Bar Association, Real Estate Section
  • Member, Boulder Bar Association, Real Estate Section
  • Member, City of Boulder Board of Zoning Adjustment, 1988-1993
  • Chairman, City of Boulder Board of Zoning Adjustment, 1992-1993
  • PRESENTATIONS:

    SEMINAR CALENDAR & PUBLICATIONS:

    TEACHING AIDS

    • 2014 Contract Date Guide
    • Exclusive Right-To BUY Listing Contract (All Types of Properties) Section 6. BROKERAGE RELATIONSHIP ONLY
    • Exclusive Right-To SELL Listing Contract (All Types of Properties) Section 6. BROKERAGE RELATIONSHIP ONLY
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    Real Estate Attorney

    Jon Goodman has been a real estate attorney in Colorado for over twenty-five years, he is a shareholder at Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein P.C., and has been since 1994. Jon has published hundreds of real estate articles and is a frequent speaker on dozens of topics for the real estate industry. Clients include mortgage lenders (banks, savings and loans, mortgage companies), real estate brokers and salespersons, real estate companies, developers, property management companies, builders, subcontractors, suppliers, buyers and sellers. As an experienced real estate attorney, Jon has been quoted in various publications including, the Wall Street Journal, the Denver Post, and the Rocky Mountain News.

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    Jon Goodman is a shareholder with Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein, P.C., a Colorado law firm. His practice areas include Real Estate, Brokerage Law, Contracts, Land Use, Leasing, Real Estate Title, Association Law, Business Law, and Finance. Contact Jon Goodman.

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