Goodwin Aldarondo Jiménez

Goodwin Aldarondo Jiménez


Goodwin Aldarondo Jiménez


Lcdo. Goodwin Aldarondo


2007 to 2010
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Law School, Ponce, P.R. Juris Doctor (Cum Laude Graduate)

Universidad Sagrado Corazón, San Juan, P.R. Paralegal Certificate (Intermediate and advance)

Interamerican University, Hato Rey, P.R. Master Degree in Criminal Justice (Summa Cum Laude)

University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus Bachelor in Arts, Psychology mayor, (Magna Cum Laude)


Specialized practice in Criminal Law, where I have litigated in cases from drug possession to first degree murder. Known for the renowned and controversial case of Pueblo vs. Christian Serrano Chang.

Vast experience in the Labor Law practice, including wrongful termination, Title VII cases, age discrimination, collective bargaining and arbitration, whistleblowers/retaliation claims and Union campaigns.

Since 2015, I have included in my practice the study of all subjects related to Medical Marijuana and the industry that surrounds it. Thru certifications, education, seminars, experience and travel (Alaska, Colorado, N.Y, California, Washington) I have achieved knowledge and certifications regarding the medical marijuana industry and the legal implications of the subject.


Puerto Rico Legal Marijuana Inc.
2015- to present
President and Founder of Puerto Rico Legal Marijuana Inc.
Providing legal and business advice about the industry in PR and USA.

Aldarondo-Girald Law PSC
2010 to present Litigation Department Director
In charge of criminal law and labor law matters

2005-2010 Paralegal and Office Manager


  • Marihuana and the US Congress, (2016)
  • Secretary of the Dept. of Health of PR can re-schedule marijuana (2016)
  • “Retracto de crédito Litigioso en PR y Derecho Comparado”(2014)
  • Violence in Television, study among children in elementary schools, part of my work for the Master Degree (2007)
  • Retaliation for Speech, The free speech right and the Supreme Court ruling in Garcetti vs Ceballos (2011)
  • Employers and Social Media, Regulations of the National Labor Relations Board (2013)


Cannabis Concentrate Production Technology Course, THC Safety Inc. (2016), Boulder Colorado.
Master Certificate Program, Cannabis Training University (2016), Colorado USA.
Colorado’s Cannabis Regulation, Safety and Compliance Certification, (2016), Colorado USA.
Washington’s Cannabis Regulation, Safety and Compliance Certification, (2016), Colorado USA.
Cannabis Business Certification (2016), Colorado USA.
Marijuana DUI Investigations with Green Lab, Understanding Legal Marijuana LLC (2015), Colorado USA.
Professional Responsibility before the media and Electronic Evidence, JMLA Learning Center, Corp San Juan PR, (2014).
Has Herrings Swallowed Harlow? (and other civil rights litigation questions), Federal Bar Association-PR Chapter (2012)
The Lost Art of Talking, American College of Trial Lawyers (2012)
Family Law, Practical Aspects in Case Litigation and New Laws, Educación Continua Inc., San Juan PR (2012)
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Catholic University School of Law. February (2009)
Labor Law Seminar, Peak Performers of PR, San Juan, P.R. (2002)
Interrogation and Interview Techniques, John Buckley, San Juan, P.R, Interamerican University, School of Law. (May 2000).
Eagle Scout, San Juan PR (1999), highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA)
Fire walking Experience, Antony Robbins, Orlando FL, (1999)
Photo reading Seminar, Noel Alicea, San Juan PR (1999)


Understanding Legal Marijuana; the legal and policy implications in PR

-Office of Legislative Affairs of P.R. (April 5, 2016)
-Continued Legal Education for Lawyers (April 7 & 8, 2016), approved by the Supreme Court of PR
-General Public (April 9, 2016)

Comparative Law Seminar: Colorado & Puerto Rico (Colorado, USA)
Approved by the Supreme Court of PR for 21 credits for Lawyers

-October 12th to the 16th, 2016
-September 17th to the 21th

Occupational Licence Certification, Medical Cannabis
Approved by the Department of Health and required to all persons that want to
work in the cannabis industry in PR

-October 1rst, 2016
-October 29th, 2016

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