NICHOLAS J. GOODIER

Shareholder

Nicholas is a shareholder with Mancini Carter, focusing his practice on real estate development, construction, and business law.  He primarily works with clients seeking various state and municipal approvals for residential and commercial developments, while also advocating for clients in construction and business-related disputes.  Nicholas has spent many nights advocating for some of the firm’s most high-profile cases.

Primarily, Nicholas represents clients in situations linked to real estate development, construction delay, workmanship, lien and performance issues, along with those involving property insurance.  In the development realm, Nicholas enjoys providing clients practical, business-minded advice, from project concept through completion.  Experiences in large scale acquisitions, attaining state and municipal approvals, negotiating construction contracts and beyond, allow Nicholas to ensure that clients’ projects track seamlessly to realization.

In instances where conflicts arise, contractors, subcontractors, sureties and owners that Nicholas counsels appreciate the pragmatic advice he provides, as it preserves resources and leads to resolution, opposed to protracted litigation.  Of course, with years of experience, if reasonable minds do not prevail, Nicholas is able to assist and protect clients’ interests in arbitration or trial.

PAST EXPERIENCE

For nearly a decade Nicholas worked closely with Attorneys John Mancini and Thomas Carter in a Providence based law firm, prior to the formation of Mancini Carter in 2017.  During that period, Nicholas’ efforts cultivated long lasting relationships that form Mancini Carter’s client base today.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Nicholas was employed for several years as a commercial carpenter.  Working on multi-million dollar projects throughout New England, Nicholas gained experience dealing with general contractors, subcontractors, engineers, and architects, as well municipal and state regulatory agencies.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Real Estate
    • Acquisition
    • Permitting
  • Construction Law
  • Business Litigation

COURT ADMISSIONS

Rhode Island

Massachusetts

U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

EDUCATION

New England School of Law (J.D. 2007)

University of Rhode Island (B.A., Landscape Architecture, 2004)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Rhode Island Bar Association

APPOINTMENTS

Cumberland and Lincoln Boys and Girls Club Executive Board 2016 – Present

Town of Cumberland Ordinance Review Committee 2015

Town of Cumberland Zoning Board of Review 2012 – 2014