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Attorney C. Jordan Godwin

C. Jordan Godwin

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Jordan is an attorney of Maginnis Howard and works with Britton Law.

Biography

Jordan Godwin concentrates his focus primarily on litigation matters. 

A native of Fayetteville, Jordan earned his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Methodist University in 2017. After graduating from Methodist, Jordan would then go on to law school at Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law, where he graduated in 2020.  

Jordan is licensed to practice in North Carolina.

Jordan is an attorney of Maginnis Howard and works with Britton Law.

Education

  • Samford University School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D.
  • Methodist University , Fayetteville, North Carolina
    • B.S.
    • Major: Business Administration

Practice Areas

  • Litigation Matters 100%

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Methodist University's Legal Studies Department
  • Co-Regional Director, N.C. High School Mock Trial Program

Case Results

  • Navigated landlords through the complex COVID-19 eviction process.
  • Obtained judgments exceeding $200k for local business so they could recoup overdue accounts.
  • Obtained summary judgment in a negligence action, which entirely eliminated client's risk of contributory negligence and conclusively established the opposing party's fault.
  • Successfully defended our client against a punitive damages claim, which significantly reduced the client's overall financial risk.
  • Successfully litigated two superior court jury trials.
  • Favorable verdict exceeding $100k in damages during a breach of contract trial.
  • Favorable verdict exceeding three times the liability carrier's highest offer during a personal injury trial.

Published Works

  • The Feres Doctrine: How Courts Use Federal Service to Shield the Government from Tort Liability , 2020
  • T. Brad Bishop, Municipal Courts: Alabama Practice & Procedure (C. Jordan Godwin et al. eds., 5th ed.) , 5th, 2021