Terry Goddard

Terry Goddard,  Principal , Goddard Law Office PLC in Phoenix.

During his 8 years as Arizona’s Attorney General, Terry Goddard focused on protecting consumers and the natural environment and fighting trans-national organized crime.  In 2010, he received the Kelly-Wyman Award, the highest recognition given by his fellow state Attorneys General.

Terry was elected Mayor of Phoenix four times, leading the City from 1984 to 1990. In those years, Phoenix made significant progress in increasing citizen participation in government, expanding and modernizing law enforcement, and revitalizing downtown.  In 1988, Terry was named “Municipal Leader of the Year” by City and County Magazine and was elected President of the National League of Cities. Phoenix was recognized as an All-American City during his tenure.

Terry was elected to the Board of the Central Arizona Water Conservation District (CAP) in 2000, again in 2012 and reelected this year.  He also serves on the boards of the Grand Canyon Trust, Arizona Housing, Inc., the Benton Foundation, and the Eliot Spalding Foundation.  He is the founder and Co-chair of Outlaw Dirty Money, a movement to bring transparency to Arizona election spending.

During his 8 years as Arizona’s Attorney General, Terry Goddard focused on protecting consumers and the natural environment and fighting trans-national organized crime.  In 2010, he received the Kelly-Wyman Award, the highest recognition given by his fellow state Attorneys General.

Terry is currently working to restore an historic church in downtown Phoenix as a mixed-use destination attraction.  He served on active duty in the US Navy from 1970 to 1972 and retired as a commander after 27 years in the Naval Reserve. A Tucson native Terry lives in downtown Phoenix with his wife Monica and their ASU student son. 

Terry earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard College (1969) and his J.D. , following his naval duty, from Arizona State University. (1976)