David M. Gouldin, one of the attorneys that assisted Fr. David Bollinger in his defense against the charges leveled at him by the diocese has been named to the "Top 50" list by New York Super Lawyers. He is also listed in the magazine's General Personal Injury Defense section.
What does this have to do with the DCNY? At an emergency clergy meeting a few years ago Bp. Adams described David Gouldin as an ambulence chaser.
On a related issue, can any reader let us know whether the Shaffer Report has been released? This was the piece of evidence that the diocese withheld in its case against Fr. Bollinger that resulted in the dismissal of the case by the diocesan ecclesiastical court.