About our Firm


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Since its founding in 1992, Goodman & Nekvasil has always represented investors. Founding attorneys Joel Goodman and Kalju Nekvasil created the firm to give excellent representation to clients who had wrongfully suffered losses on their investments. Over 25 years later, this mission continues with an expanded staff and many achievements. Kalju Nekvasil now manages the firm following Joel’s retirement in 2011. As the lead attorney, Kalju has more than 35 years of legal experience in the securities arbitration, litigation and regulatory fields, including approximately 7 years as Regional Counsel for the NASD now known as FINRA. A number of the cases handled by Kalju have been reported in national investment publications. This formidable track record has enabled the firm to achieve a 99% case settlement rate in its time of operation. In addition to the firm’s continued success representing investors in arbitration, in 2002 attorney Stephen Krosschell appeared in front of the U.S. Supreme Court (Harvey v. Salomon Smith Barney, Inc.).

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Goodman & Nekvasil has been practicing securities arbitration and litigation on the national stage since 1992. We represent investors across the Nation. If you have suffered losses from investment fraud, contact us today for a free, confidential case evaluation and learn more about your rights as an investor. Call 1-800-500-4442 to speak with us today.

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Kalju Nekvasil

Kalju Nekvasil is admitted to the state bars of Florida and Louisiana, several federal district bars, as well as the federal bars in the Second, Sixth, and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeal. A graduate of Duke University Law School at age 21, Mr. Nekvasil has more than thirty years of legal experience, including seven years as Regional General Counsel for the NASD in New Orleans. As NASD Regional General Counsel, Mr. Nekvasil prosecuted hundreds of cases against stockbrokers for violations of securities laws and industry rules. Mr. Nekvasil has served as a lecturer at arbitrator training seminars for the NASD and been quoted in publications such as the Wall Street Journal.



Duke University Law School
Juris Doctor

Activities & Affiliations

• Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (PIABA), Member
• More than 30 Years of Legal Experience
• Quoted in Leading Publications including the Wall Street Journal

Bar Admissions

• Florida and Louisiana




Stephen Krosschell

Stephen Krosschell is admitted to the state bar in Florida, has more than twenty-five years of legal experience, and is a graduate of The University of Michigan Law School. Mr. Krosschell has handled hundreds of appeals and has appeared at an oral argument before the United States Supreme Court. More than 250 appellate court opinions have been published in his cases, including more than fifteen published decisions from the Supreme Court of Florida. He served several terms on the Florida Bar Rules of Judicial Administration Committee and the Appellate Court Rules Committee. He is a certified public accountant and has a masters degree in accounting.



University of Michigan Law School
Juris Doctor

Activities & Affiliations

Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (PIABA), Member
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Bar Admissions

• Florida