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Dara J. Goldsmith

also known as Dara J. Gelbman

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Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


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



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

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • W. Tyler Melling

    I admire Ms. Goldsmith's contributions to this site and her timely responses to inquiries. I endorse this lawyer.


    W. Melling Estate planning Attorney
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  • Jonathan Craig Reed

    I met Dara Goldsmith because we both are members of the Nevada state bar's section on probate and related matters. When I run into a difficult issue I ask for, receive and value her opinion.


    Jonathan Reed Car accident Attorney
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Contact info

Goldsmith & Guymon

2055 Village Center Cir
Las Vegas, NV, 89134


AZInactive 199104/02/2016
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
Nevada Community FoundationBoard of Directors1998 - Present
State Bar of NevadaBoard of Governors2001 - 2009
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 Miami School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1994
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
California State University, NorthridgeEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
AARP National Convention, Las Vegas, NVAdvanced Directives2009