Law Offices of Ian Goldstein, P.A.
330 Clematis Street, Suite 209
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Ian J. Goldstein is a long time criminal defense lawyer, located in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida. Born in the Bronx, New York in 1971, and raised outside of Philadelphia, PA, Mr. Goldstein has resided in Palm Beach County since his family’s relocation to West Palm Beach in 1983. Mr. Goldstein is a Florida Bar Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer, which means that he is recognized by the Florida Bar as an expert in the practice criminal law. Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Mr. Goldstein an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, their highest possible peer review rating. He has also been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers ®, The National Trial Lawyers, and various other organizations for his excellence and accomplishments in the field of criminal trial law. Mr. Goldstein limits his practice exclusively to the area of criminal defense in state and federal courts.
Having appeared in a multitude of jurisdictions, Mr. Goldstein brings with him extensive experience at both the trial and appellate court levels. While primarily focusing his practice to the South Florida area, Goldstein has also appeared before criminal courts throughout the State of Florida, as well as in Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, Indiana, North Carolina and California. While primarily a trial lawyer, Mr. Goldstein has argued appeals before the Fourth District Court of Appeal, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, as well as the Supreme Court of Florida.
Education: B.S., University of Florida, 1993 J.D., Florida State University College of Law, 1996
Honors and Awards: Florida Bar Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer/Criminal Law Specialist A/V Preeminent Peer Review Rated - Martindale-Hubbell ® Florida Super Lawyers ® - Selected for inclusion as a Rising Star 2009, 2011 The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2012-present FACDL President's Award "For Personifying the Spirit of the Criminal Defense Lawyer" 2012
Professional Associations: The Florida Bar (Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer) District of Columbia Bar The Florida Bar Criminal Law Section Palm Beach County Bar Association National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL) - Board of Directors Palm Beach County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Courts of Admission: United States Supreme Court U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit Supreme Court of Florida District of Columbia Court of Appeals