Mr. Silva has been representing clients effectively and aggressively for over 45 years, obtaining the results they need and want. He established Silva & Associates, formerly Stonehouse & Silva, in 1979, in his home town of Alameda. He realized there was a unique need for a quality family law firm in Alameda and the greater East Bay. Mr. Silva’s first and foremost concern is protecting the rights of his clients while paying respectful and close attention to his clients’ personal expectations and needs.

Mr. Silva is a member of the Alameda County Bar. He has served as President of the Alameda County Bar Association, as a member of the Consumers Attorneys of California, Alameda/Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association, and has also served on the Judicial Selection Committee of the Alameda County Bar Association. Mr. Silva has been selected as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine that holds selected attorneys to a superior status, and has been nominated for the past fifteen years. Mr. Silva has over 45 years of experience and is well-known in the Bay Area legal community for his respect for the law and its magistrates. He is also known for his superior litigation skills. These attributes assist him in the resolution of complex family law matters.