Former Las Vegas Mayor and Mob Lawyer Oscar B. Goodman Ordained as Universal Life Church Minister for Valentine’s Day Weddings

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The Universal Life Church Monastery has ordained former Las Vegas Mayor and mob lawyer Oscar B. Goodman. His ordination as a ULC wedding minister comes just weeks before the opening of the new Mob Museum in Las Vegas, NV. On Feb. 14, Goodman will preside over several marriages at the Mob Museum to celebrate St. Valentine’s Day and the museum’s grand opening.

The Universal Life Church Monastery has ordained former Las Vegas Mayor and mob lawyer Oscar B. Goodman. His ordination as a ULC wedding minister comes just weeks before the opening of the new Mob Museum in Las Vegas, NV. On Feb. 14, Goodman will preside over several marriages at the Mob Museum to celebrate St. Valentine’s Day and the museum’s grand opening.

Goodman began his career as a public defense attorney, representing famous mobsters like Meyer Lansky, Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal, and Anthony Spilotro. Goodman later became Mayor of Las Vegas, serving the city from 1999-2011. He now serves as chairman of the host committee for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, and oversaw the purchase and transformation of the historic Las Vegas old federal courthouse into the Mob Museum.

Recently named “Las Vegas’ best new attraction” by Travel and Leisure, the Mob Museum will officially open its doors on Feb. 14. Goodman will perform his first ceremonies as a ULC wedding officiant inside the old historic downtown courtroom for the seven lucky couples who win the Married at the Mob Museum contest. Winners will be announced Feb 1.

Goodman joins the ranks of celebrity ULC ministers, including Conan O’Brien, Kathy Griffin, Jeff Probst, and Rob Dyrdek, who have gone on to perform public and private wedding ceremonies. Follow the Universal Life Church on Facebook or Twitter (@ulcmonastery) for further news and video.

About the Universal Life Church Monastery
The Universal Life Church Monastery was founded in 1977 and has since ordained millions of people worldwide, allowing them to perform weddings and other religious events. The Universal Life Church Monastery strongly believes in the rights of all people from all faiths to practice their religious beliefs, regardless of what those beliefs are; so long as they do not infringe upon the rights of others and are within the law of the land and one’s conscience.

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