Meet Attorney John H. Goolsby

Attorney John GoolsbyAttorney John H. Goolsby has been representing Minnesota consumers for over fifteen years.  He founded the Goolsby Law Office, LLC, in 2006, after a few years working for another firm.  John is a frequent national speaker on the Fair Credit Reporting Act and other consumer rights topics.

John H. Goolsby graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2002 and was editor in chief of the law school’s journal Law & Inequality.  He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Grinnell College, with a music major.

When not practicing law, John enjoys spending time with family, camping, and playing bluegrass guitar.

Memberships:

  • National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Consumer Rights Section
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Elder Law Section
  • Ramsey County Bar Association

  Avvo: John Goolsby       National Association of Consumer Advocates Member

 

Publications and Speaking Engagements:

  • Speaker and conference organizing committee, Fair Credit Reporting Act Conference, National Association of Consumer Advocates, Baltimore, MD, April 27-29, 2017
  • Webinar, “Credit Repair Organizations Act Claims for Punitive Damages and More,” National Association of Consumer Advocates, March 1, 2016
  • Speaker and conference organizing committee, Fair Credit Reporting Act Conference, National Association of Consumer Advocates, Las Vegas, NV, May 1-3, 2015
  • Speaker, “FCRA from Perspectives of Creditors and Debtors,” Minnesota State Bar Association Debtor & Creditor Conference, Minneapolis, MN, October 3, 2013
  • Speaker, Fair Credit Reporting Act Conference, National Association of Consumer Advocates, Austin, TX, May 30-31, 2013
  • Speaker, “Inaccuracies in Credit Reports: How Bad is the Problem? How Good are the Laws?” Hennepin County Bar Association, Minneapolis, MN, May 15, 2013
  • Webinar, “How Much is my FCRA Case Worth?” National Association of Consumer Advocates, June 20, 2012
  • Speaker, Fair Credit Reporting Act Conference, National Association of Consumer Advocates, Memphis, TN, May 20-22, 2011
  • Speaker, “Introduction to the FCRA and FDCPA” Ramsey County Bar Association, Saint Paul, MN, February 26, 2010
  • Speaker, Fair Credit Reporting Act Conference, National Association of Consumer Advocates, Chicago, IL, May 8-10, 2009
  • Speaker, “The Fair Credit Reporting Act in the Landlord/Tenant Context,” Hennepin County Bar Association, Minneapolis, MN, December 15, 2006
  • Speaker, “Consumers as Clients: How Consumer Laws Protect and Benefit Clients . . . and their Attorneys,” Fergus Falls, MN, October 5, 2006
  • When is Credit Reporting Unfair? or Does My Client Have a Good Claim Under 15 U.S.C. § 1681e(b) of the Fair Credit Reporting Act?, in The Most Commonly Litigated Consumer Lending Practices: Guidance, Tips and Expert Analysis (2006)
  • Is the Garment Industry Trying to Pull the Wool Over Your Eyes? The Need for Open Communication to Promote Labor Rights in China, 19 Law & Ineq. 193 (2001)

Admitted to Practice:

  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

 

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