James L. Goldsmith

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James Goldsmith Lawyer
Name:James L. Goldsmith
Status:In Good Standing
Practice In:Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle, Title Insurance, Medical Malpractice, Car Accident, State Trial Practice, Wrongful Death, Professional Malpractice, Insurance, Landlord-Tenant, Premises Liability, Securities, Transactions, Construction, State and Local, Construction Contracts, Conveyancing, Residential Real Estate, Trade Associations, Administrative Law, Errors & Omissions Insurance, Land Use & Zoning, Mediation, Contract, Dental Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Malpractice, State Appellate Practice, Business Organization, Real Estate, Commercial Leasing, Commercial Real Estate, Licensing, Dispute Resolution, Corporate, Litigation, Arbitration, Limited Liability Companies
Law Office:Caldwell & Kearns, P.C.
Law School:Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D.
Location:3631 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Fax: 717-232-2766
www.caldwellkearns.com
 
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Introduction:

Mr. Goldsmith's practice concentrates in professional negligence defense, the defense of professionals before licensing boards, litigation, real estate and association law.  He has litigated numerous cases at the trial and appellate levels of the state and federal court systems.  In addition to appearing in court on behalf of businesses and licensed professionals, Mr. Goldsmith has represented individuals in personal injury and malpractice suits.  In cooperation with the Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS(R), he has co-authored the Pennsylvania Real Estate Reporter, which represents the first and only indexed compilation of Pennsylvania cases devoted to real estate and related issues.  He has taught real estate transactions at Widener University School of Law and is a frequent lecturer to attorneys and real estate professionals.  His comments on real estate law have been quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.  

Mr. Goldsmith is a past treasurer of the Dauphin County Bar Association and currently serves as a member of the House of Delegates of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.  He is a past president of the Kiwanis Club of Harrisburg, past board president of the Museum of Scientific Discovery and past president of the Pennsylvania Mountaineering Association.  Mr. Goldsmith currently serves on the Board of the Keystone Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America and on the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries of Central Pennsylvania.

Education:
SchoolDegreeMajorGraduation
Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State UniversityJ.D. Law SchoolN/A  
Washington and Jefferson CollegeB.A.N/A  
Admissions:
State / CourtDate
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania1978
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit1985
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania1999
U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania1978
U.S. Supreme Court2000
Service Type:Private