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Frank Goldsmith
Frank Goldsmith

Frank Goldsmith is retired from the active practice of law and now confines his work to mediation and arbitration in an independent practice, Goldsmith Resolutions, based in Buncombe County. Frank may be reached there by e- mail to frank@goldsmithresolutions.com, or you may visit his website, www.GoldsmithResolutions.com. You may also reach him by mail at P.O. Box 102, Fairview, NC 28730.
Prior to his retirement from the firm, Frank was engaged in a litigation practice primarily in the fields of employment law, personal injury litigation, commercial, real estate and construction litigation, and constitutional and civil rights law. He was certified as a mediator in
1996 and has mediated hundreds of cases. He also taught trial advocacy as a Senior Lecturing Fellow at Duke University Law School and in various programs at other institutions, and he has lectured over the years in a number of continuing legal education programs for lawyers in the fields of civil rights, general civil litigation, criminal defense, and habeas corpus litigation. He is a former Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
and has served on the Boards of Governors of both the North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ), serving on and chairing various committees. He has consistently been listed in such publications as “Best Lawyers in America” and “Super Lawyers” in the fields of alternate dispute resolution and employment law.
A Marion native, Frank graduated from Davidson College in 1967, studied international law and French constitutional law at the Université de Montpellier, France, and received his Juris Doctor degree with honors in 1970 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif (a legal academic honorary society), served as Associate Editor of the North Carolina Law Review, and received the Van Hecke-Wettach Citizenship Award and the Student Bar Association Certificate of Service. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award from his alma mater, Davidson College, in 2017. He is an Army veteran.