Massachusetts Dispute Resolution Services

Charles W. Goddard, Esq.

Salem, Massachusetts

EDUCATION: Boston University School of Law (L.L.B. Cum Laude 1963); Boston College (A.B. Cum Laude 1960).

LEGAL EXPERIENCE: Attorney Goddard is a partner at Goddard, Scuteri & Delaney (1991 to present). He represents both plaintiffs and defendants principally in civil litigation and personal injury law matters; Costello, Frattaroli, Barrett, Gonthier & Goddard, P.C. (1988-1991); Private Practice (1970 -1988); Avery, Dooley, Post & Avery (1964-1970).  For over 20 years Attorney Goddard has also served as an arbitrator and mediator in hundreds of  cases involving a wide range of matters, including the full range of insurance claims, professional malpractice, commercial disputes, personal injury, product liability and general liability cases.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ASSOCIATIONS: Mr. Goddard was admitted into the Massachusetts Bar (1964), Federal Bar (1964) and is a member of the following: Massachusetts Bar Association, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Essex County Bar Association (President 1991,1992), Joint Bar Committee on Judicial Nominating Counsel (1991-1992), Conciliator, Essex County Superior Court (1990 to present); Chairman, Zoning Board of Appeals, Town of Manchester (1977 to present); Panel Member, Massachusetts Dispute Resolution Services.


  • Commercial
  • General Liability
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability