Director of Moot Court & Mock Trial

Jennifer Goldson

Professor Goldson is currently Professor of Legal Writing at Capital University Law School, where she teaches Legal Analysis, Research and Writing and Legal Drafting – Family Law, and is Director of the Moot Court and Mock Trial Program. Prior to joining the full time faculty, she was the Senior Staff Attorney and Clinic Supervisor at the Family and Youth Law Center (FYLaw) at the law school. In her role at FYLaw, Professor Goldson taught the Family and Youth Advocacy Clinic class, supervised the operations of the clinic, and was the coordinator for the National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare and Adoption Law.

Prior to coming to Capital, Professor Goldson was an attorney in Columbus for 25 years practicing primarily family law. She spent almost 20 years in private practice with Bradley Frick and Associates. She worked for Franklin County Domestic Relations and Juvenile Judge Dana Suzanne Preisse at the start of her career. She is currently Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees at Jewish Family Services, where she helped to establish a Pro Bono Legal Clinic. In her spare time, Jennifer loves to watch sports (especially women’s soccer and college football), play pickleball, cook, solve puzzles and word games (crosswords and logic problems are her favorites), and play cards and mah jongg. She and her husband, Jamie, live in Bexley and have three children: Micah, age 25, Sari, age 22, and Eliana, age 18.