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Dara J. Goldsmith

Dara J. Goldsmith

also known as Dara J. Gelbman

Practice areas:

Guardianship, Probate, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid & Medicare

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Guardianship: 35%
    24 years, 300 cases
  2. Probate: 30%
    24 years, 500 cases
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
    24 years, 300 cases
  4. Elder Law: 10%
    17 years, 50 cases
  5. Medicaid & Medicare: 5%
    10 years, 25 cases



Hourly ($350-425/hour), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

19 total 

  • Marjorie A. Guymon

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Dara for 20 years and observed her dedication to her clients and the legal community. She has been and continues to be one of the premier attorneys in the areas of probate, estate planning and guardianship. I highly recommend her to anyone seeking legal assistance in these areas.


    Marjorie Guymon Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Mary J Quin

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Goldsmith is an outstanding attorney with an exceptional reputation. She is a strong and zealous advocate for her clients and true credit to the legal profession. I highly recommend her legal services.


    Mary Quin Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Goldsmith & Guymon

2055 Village Center Cir
Las Vegas, NV, 89134


NVAttorney Active199105/09/2015
HIInactive - Voluntary200205/04/2015
AZInactive 199102/26/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Attorney of the YearLegal Aid Center of Southern Nevada2011
Super LawyersMountain States Super Lawyers2010
Preeminent 5 out of 5 AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2010
Super LawyersMountain States Super Lawyers2009
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2009
Super LawyersMountain States Super Lawyers2008
Lloyd D. George Professionalism AwardState Bar Board of Nevada & Clark County Bar Association2007
Nevada Women of Distinction (Philanthropy)National Association of Women Business Owners2004
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2002
Top 40 Under 40In Business Magazine2001
President's AwardClark County Bar Association1999

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderGoldsmith & Guymon1996 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Nevada Law FoundationBoard of Trustees, Chairperson (2011-present)2010 - Present
Clark County Law FoundationBoard of Trustees, Secretary 2011- present)2008 - Present
State Bar of NevadaBoard of Governors2001 - 2009
Nevada Community FoundationBoard of Directors1998 - Present
Clark County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors1993 - 2000

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In the Matter of the Tiffany TrustAffirmed by Nevada Supreme Court.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of MiamiTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1994
Pepperdine Univ SOLLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
California State University, NorthridgeEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
AARP National Convention, Las Vegas, NVAdvanced Directives2009