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Randi J. Silverman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Johnstown, PA

Silverman, Tokarsky & Forman, LLC
227 Franklin Street, Suite 410
Johnstown, PA 15901
Phone: 814-792-2412
Fax: 814-536-4890
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 1987
Practice Areas: Family Law (90%), Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Randi J. Silverman is a partner with the firm of Silverman, Tokarsky & Forman, L.L.C., in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Nationally regarded as one of the top lawyers in the country, Ms. Silverman has more than 33 years of experience, and she provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Johnstown metro and surrounding areas who are going through a divorce or have another serious family law issue they need to address.

Focusing solely on family law, Ms. Silverman is able to provide the highest level of representation possible to those she serves, and she holds her certification in collaborative law from the Collaborative Law Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania. As such, she prefers to help her clients resolve their conflicts and reach favorable agreements regarding child custody and support, property division, and all other related matters in a manner that is far more economical and less stressful than traditional divorce litigation.

However, Ms. Silverman will not shy away from taking her clients' issues to court when necessary, and whether inside or outside the courtroom, she is fully dedicated to her clients and helping them achieve their goals and the positive results they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Silverman has consistently been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, and Worldwide Publishing voted her among the Top Female Executives for 2015. She also holds a lifetime membership with the National Registry of Who's Who, and Worldwide Who's Who named her Family Law Professional of the Year in 2012.

Ms. Silverman graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1983, and she obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Dayton School of Law in 1987. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania as well as the Supreme Court of the United States.

A leader in her legal community, Ms. Silverman has served as chair of the Cambria County Bar Association's Family Law Committee, and she is a fellow with the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Somerset County Bar Association, and she has written extensively and conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminars across her region on a variety of family law topics.

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Practice Areas
  • 90%Family Law
  • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights, Probate & Estate Administration

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About Randi J. Silverman

First Admitted: 1987, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.stfhlawoffice.com/attorney/randi-j-silverman/

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Baird v. Yocum: The Common Pleas Court of Cambria County granted our client's Petition for Relocation and this decision was upheld by the Pennsylvania Superior Court

Pro bono/Community Service

  • United Way of the Laurel Highlands, Board
  • New Choices, Board
  • Beginnings Early Intervention Services, Board

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified in Collaborative Law, 2008

Educational Background

  • Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, B.S. in Administration of Justice, 1984

Honors/Awards

  • Lifetime Member, National Registry of Who's Who, 2000
  • Included in the Who's Who Publishers' "Top 101 Industry Experts"
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2020
  • Top Female Executives, Worldwide Publishing, 2015
  • Family Law Professional of the Year, Worldwide Who's Who, 2012

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, 2005
  • Super Lawyers honoree, 2021
  • Lifetime Member, National Registry of Who's Who, 2000
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2014
  • Family Law Professional of the Year, Worldwide Who's Who, 2012
  • Top Female Executives, Worldwide Publishing, 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker, 10 Mistakes that Women Make, Women's Showcase, 2013
  • Custody Caselaw Updates, PA Bar Association
  • Speaker, Rule 1915.4: Speedy Trial Rule, Cambria County Bar Association, 2012
  • Speaker, The Impact of Custody Litigation on Children, Children's Roundtable Discussion, Cambria County Bar Association, 2011
  • Speaker, Overview of the New Custody Statute, Cambria County Bar Association, 2011
  • Speaker, Custody Case Law Updates, PBA Family Law Section Outreach Program, 2008
  • Speaker, New Amendments to the Divorce Code, Cambria County Bar Association, 2005
  • Speaker, Custody Case Law Updates, PA Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1995
  • Speaker, New Custody Statute, Cambria County Bar Association
  • Somerset Legal Journal; Volume 63, 2008
  • Women of Distinction, Our Town, 2007
  • Case Note, The Pennsylvania Family Law Lawyer, 2004
  • Speaker, Maintaining Mental Health in the Age of Distraction, Demands and Denial, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (PA Chapter), 2018
  • Speaker, Support Case Law Updates, PA Bar Association Winter Meeting, 2017
  • Speaker, The Increasing Role of Third Parties in Custody Cases, Children's Roundtable Discussion, Cambria County Bar Association, 2017
  • Speaker, Our Family Wizard, Children's Roundtable Discussion, Cambria County Bar Association, 2017
  • Speaker, Handling Family Law Cases Involving Children with Special Needs, Children's Roundtable Discussion, Cambria County Bar Association, 2016
  • Speaker, Custody Case Law Updates, PA Bar Association Winter Meeting, PA Bar Association Family Law Section, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Merit Selection Committee for Federal Magistrate Judge, 2021
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Admissions Committee, 2021
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1987
  • Pennsylvania, 1987
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2014
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section; Membership Committee, 2013
  • Somerset County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section; Rules Committee, 2014
  • Somerset County Bar Association; Ad Hoc Family Law Committee
  • Cambria County Bar Association, 1990
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (PA Chapter); Co-chair of Rules Committee, 2018
  • Cambria County Bar Association; Chair of Family Law Committee
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Office Location for Randi J. Silverman

227 Franklin Street
Suite 410
Johnstown, PA 15901

Phone: 814-792-2412

Fax: 814-536-4890

Last Updated: 11/4/2021

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