Shawn A. Goforth, J.D.
Attorney Shawn Goforth works in our personal injury litigation division as a trial attorney. He is a United States Air Force veteran with over 10 years of service. In the Air Force, Mr. Goforth worked as an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft mechanic. While stationed in northern Japan he cross-trained to become a paralegal. As a paralegal he assisted attorneys in the military justice (criminal) and claims (lawsuits against the government) divisions.
After serving several years as a paralegal Mr. Goforth was hand selected to teach the Paralegal Studies Apprentice Course at the Air Force Judge Advocate General’s School at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama. He served at bases in Misawa, Japan, Phoenix, Arizona, and Montgomery, Alabama. He graduated from Troy State University, in Montgomery (his last duty station) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science in 2001. Mr. Goforth then left the Air Force to pursue his desire to become a trial attorney.