Kody C. Silva

Top rated Family Law attorney in Austin, Texas

Deyerle Silva Smith, PLLC
Kody C. Silva
Deyerle Silva Smith, PLLC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2011

Education: Baylor University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2024

Deyerle Silva Smith, PLLC

3410 Far W Blvd
Suite 275
Austin, TX 78731 Visit website


One of the founding partners of Deyerle Silva Smith, PLLC, Austin, Texas, Kody C. Silva is an experienced litigator with over a decade of experience. Focusing his practice on family law, he is committed to providing compassionate legal services to individuals, families and grandparents residing across the state. He assists his clients with divorce, child custody, child support, premarital agreements, LGBTQ+ family law matters and protective orders.

An Avvo 10/10 rated attorney, Mr. Silva has earned the respect and trust of both his clients and peers alike. Driven by an unwavering commitment to set things right in individuals’ lives and help them see the light at the end of the tunnel, he fearlessly tackles cases every single day, whether simple or complex. His dedication to his work extends beyond just providing legal counsel to his clients. He strives to be a friend, more than just a legal professional, ensuring that they are heard throughout the legal process.

Majoring in psychology and sociology, Mr. Silva earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and later his Juris Doctor degree from Baylor University Law School. After graduating law school in 2011 and obtaining his bar license first in Texas (2011) and in the District of Columbia (2012), he worked in the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia and later as an associate attorney at a renowned private law firm before returning to Texas.

Honoring his work, the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys named Mr. Silva one of the Top 10 Attorneys Under 40 and the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys included him in their 10 Best Family Law Attorneys list.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Father's Rights, Same Sex Family Law

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2011, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://dssfamilylaw.com/team/kody-c-silva/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Austin Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas in 2011
  • Austin Family Law Section Member
  • Travis County Bar Association
  • Austin LGBT Bar Association
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • Williamson County Bar Association
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • District of Columbia Bar, 2012
  • President of the Baylor Public Interest Law Society
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Baylor Innocence Project
  • Texas Family Law Foundation  
  • Harvey M. Richey Moot Court Competition
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Interscholastic Client Counseling Competition
Educational Background:
  • University of Nebraska, B.A. with Honors in Psychology and Sociology with a minor in Political Science, 2008

Office location for Kody C. Silva

3410 Far W Blvd
Suite 275
Austin, TX 78731

Phone: 512-920-6968


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2024

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