Eileen Goodin has been a Girl Scouts program supporter for more than 30 years. Eileen received a bachelor’s degree from Kent State University in 1977 and a law degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 1980. She recently retired as a partner of the Columbus law firm Barkan Meizlish Handelman Goodin DeRose Wentz, LLP after 34 years. While with Barkan Meizlish, Eileen represented disability claimants at all levels of the administrative process including thousands of Social Security and black lung hearings, as well as administrative and federal court appeals.
For many years, Eileen was an adjunct instructor for Capital University Law School where she taught Social Security law in the paralegal and legal nurse consulting programs. Eileen is a season ticket holder and avid fan of Ohio State football and women’s basketball and is a member of OSU’s President’s Club and Buckeye Club. She has been a member and active supporter of the Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland for more than 50 years and was inducted into the Ohio State Fair Hall of Fame in 2007.
Eileen lives in Canal Winchester and shares her condo with two Shih Tzu dogs, Smokey and Willie. Her retirement plans include traveling, watching OSU sports and continuing to volunteer with Girl Scouts and other organizations.