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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Trial Advocacy Certificate||NITA/Pace University School of Law||2002|
|President||Law Office of Aaron M. Goldsmith, PC||2009 - Present|
|Panel Member||NYC Felony Assigned Counsel Program||2006 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York Criminal Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2005 - Present|
|Connecticut Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|United States v Colombo||Acquitted on several counts with a Hung Jury on remaining. Post-verdict plea of guilty to non-Racketeering Fraud with sentence of 6-months imprisonment.|
|People v Farrell||Acquitted at trial.|
|People v McKoy||Defendant acquitted of all Felonies, found guilty on Misdemeanor weapons possession.|
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|Pace University School of Law||N/A||Juris Doctor||2002|
|Brandeis University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
Posted by anonymous
Hired Aaron to help defend a frivolous law suit. Gave him a retainer of which he said would go a long way given the particulars of the case. Most of the negotiations behind the scenes he was not present for due to some personal issues so he says and then when he was told a settlement was imminent due to our discussions he changed his tune. Received an invoice that was almost twice what he received as his retainer then proceeded to pressure me to file motions to "protect me" which he knew would never be needed and was just another way to pad his already OVER INFLATED bill. He took advantage of my lack of experience and knowledge navigating through the legal system only to increase and add fee on top of fee. He allowed the other party and his attorney to string out the process and was always being reactive and playing catch up to get closer and closer to discovery date. He then used this as a means to the filling of countless motions which again never were seen or reviewed by the judge nor were needed given the settlement confirmation several months before. I would not recommend this attorney to anyone unless a public defender is your alternative.
Posted by Bernie
I had the pleasure to have Aaron assist in representing me in a very difficult case. He always kept me informed. He is very understanding and I would recommend him to anyone.
Posted by Nancy
Shortly after we retained Aaron as our attorney we recognized what a terrific decision we made. He has the "fire in his belly" that it takes to make a truly remarkable attorney. He was incredibly resourceful, has a wealth of contacts, and knows the law like the back of his hand.
Aaron has worked for us a couple of times already, has gotten us out of a pinch, and has provided strong counsel. All this, plus he was financially savvy and worth every penny.
I strongly recommend Aaron, whether you need civil or criminal counsel.
Alexander Gastman, Employment and labor Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Aaron is a wonderful lawyer who is very well respected by his peers and within the legal community. He is tenacious in fighting for his clients and his results show it. I've had the pleasure of working with Aaron on a couple matters and am always pleased to work with someone as knowledgable and prepared as he is. I endorse Aaron without reservation and whole heartedly recommend him to friends and family.
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