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Franklyn G Gokey

Franklyn G Gokey

also known as F. Snyder Gokey

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About Me

The mission of Gokey Immigration Law Office is to provide excellent, rapid, and reliable immigration legal services at an economical price and to reduce the stress and uncertainty of the immigration process for our clients.

Gokey Immigration Law Office engages exclusively in the practice of immigration law. The firm successfully represents businesses and individual clients throughout the United States and abroad.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Immigration: 100%
    11 years



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • No photo

    Mr. Gokey is a conscientious and caring attorney. Both his cases and his clients are well prepared for the immigration process, whether before the court or U.S. CIS.


    Kimberly Hunter Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gregory C. Larson

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Gokey proved to be invaluable in helping me arrange immigration matters for my clients. I have referred a number of clients his way and he has responded in a timely and professional manner.


    Gregory Larson Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Gokey Immigration Law Office

3137 32nd Ave. S
Suite 210
Fargo, ND, 58103



NDAuthorized to practice law198308/17/2015
MNAuthorized to practice198206/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
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BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1999
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1998
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1997
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1996
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1995
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1994
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1993
Certified Public Accountant (Inactive)ND State Board of Accountancy1984

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyGokey Immigration Law Office2011 - Present
AttorneyVogel Law Firm1986 - 2011
Trial Attorney - Tax DivisionU.S. Department Of Justice1982 - 1986


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/A2004 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Minnesota/Dakotas chapter)N/A2004 - Present
North Dakota Society of Certified Public AccountantsN/A1984 - Present
North Dakota State Bar AssociationN/A1983 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationN/A1982 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Aspatore Books’ Inside the Minds: Counseling Clients on Worksite Enforcement (West)Strategies for Managing Worksite Investigations2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Dakota School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of Michigan Business SchoolAccountingBachelor of Business Administration1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Dakota Teachers of English as a Second Language (TESL) Annual Conference 2012Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Significance to Young DREAMers2012
Cass County Bar AssociationCanadian, Eh? Legal Issues Presented By Canadians and Others2012
Health Care Industry ClientI-9 Questions &Answers: A Group Discussion2011
Employment Law SeminarNew Directions in Work Authorization Enforcement2010
People’s Diversity ForumImmigration Basics: Tips for New Americans2009
Employment Law SeminarNew E-Verify Clause in Federal Contracts2009
Concordia CollegeF-1 Status & Beyond: Student Immigration Information2009
North Dakota Society of CPA’s 2008 Management ConferenceEmployers, Illegals & ICE: Getting Business out of the Government’s Enforcement Cross-hairs2008
Employment Law SeminarWorker Authorization: Don’t be the Fall Guy for A Broken System2008
Construction Industry ClientWork Authorization & I-9s: Advanced Topics and Update2008
RotaryThe Immigration Debate: A House and Senate Divided2007
FM Human Resource AssociationImmigration Issues for Employers: An HR Perspective2007
Concordia CollegeBeyond F-1 Status: Immigration Options and Information2007
Association for Legal ProfessionalsImmigration : The Need for Comprehensive Reform2007
Health Care Industry ClientWork Authorization: Employer Obligations under Immigration Reform and Control Act2006
Employment Law SeminarHelp! My Recruit’s an Alien! Be Able to Hire That Top Candidate.2006
Associated General Contractors of North Dakota Annual ConferenceHelp! My Sub’s an Alien: Coping with Enhanced Worksite Immigration Enforcement2006
Employment Law SeminarImmigration Basics: An HR Perspective2004