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Fatima Silva

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Berkeley, CA

Silva Law
825 Page St
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone: 925-606-6107
Fax: 925-606-7037
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021
Licensed in California Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Fatima Silva is a criminal defense attorney and the founder of Silva Law in San Francisco, California. Ms. Silva has over a decade of legal experience and represents clients in the San Francisco Bay Area from Silva Law’s offices in San Francisco, Berkeley and Livermore.

In addition to criminal law, Ms. Silva has experience with personal injury law, serving clients who have been seriously injured. She fights fiercely for the rights of her clients and is an accomplished courtroom litigator.

Ms. Silva is a familiar face for many in the greater community. She appears on the television show “Reasonable Doubt,” where she and a homicide detective assist individuals and families with loved ones with murder convictions.

Additionally, Ms. Silva teaches trial skills to participants in the San Francisco County Mock Trial program and Alameda County Mock Trial Competition. Outside of her law practice, she is a valuable contributor to her local community, participating in several professional organizations. She is a member of the Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association, the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, the East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association and the California Public Defenders Association.

Prior to founding Silva Law, Ms. Silva developed her legal skills and experience through working for several years with a renowned criminal defense attorney. He served as an advisor and mentor to her, training her to become the accomplished defense attorney she is today.

Raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Ms. Silva graduated with honors from St. Mary’s College of California with a bachelor’s degree in political science. She went on to earn her law degree from Pace University’s Elisabeth Haub School of Law in New York City, New York. She holds a license to practice law before all California state courts.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021

About Fatima Silva

First Admitted: 2011, California

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Educational Background

  • B.S. in Political Science with Honors, St. Mary’s College of California

Bar/Professional Activity

  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA), Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers (ACCTLA), California Public Defenders Association (CPDA), and East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association (EBLRLA)  
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Office Location for Fatima Silva

825 Page St
Berkeley, CA 94710

Phone: 925-606-6107

Fax: 925-606-7037

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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