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Charles M. Goldsmith

Charles M. Goldsmith

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Charles M. Goldsmith is a graduate of Brooklyn College and the University of Illinois Law School (Class of 1969).  He has practiced immigration law in NY for more than thirty years.

He is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, for which he has chaired several of AILA's business visa committees.  Mr. Goldsmith's columns on immigration law have appeared in Kaigai Chuzai, OCS News, Colon, and other Japanese periodicals.  He conducts annual seminars on business immigration law and visits Japan often.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1970

  1. Immigration: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Richard E Weltman

    I enthusiastically endorse Charles Goldsmith. Charles is a gifted immigration attorney at the top of his game. I have worked directly with him on visa applications for significant corporate clients.He is a pleasure to work with. I have also recommended clients and colleagues to Charles. Where others had failed to deliver results, Charles and his team made the process look easy.


    Richard Weltman Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Garganigo, Goldsmith & Weiss

14 Penn Plaza, Suite 1020
New York, NY, 10122-0197



NYCurrently registered 197003/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding Partner / AttorneyGarganigo, Goldsmith & Weiss1977 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (New York City Area chapter)N/AN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois College of LawN/AJD1969
Brooklyn CollegeN/ABAN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Seminar at Queens CollegePost practical training visa options2015
Visa seminar at Pace UniversityImmigration visas2014
NYU student seminarImmigration Visa Options2014
Seminar at Columbia UniversityVisa options after practical training2013