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Fatima Silva is a trial attorney dedicated to her clients.  As a litigator, she fights for people accused of crimes in courtrooms around the Bay Area.   Her successes and devotion have led to her being selected to star on the TV show Reasonable Doubt, where she partners up with a homicide detective to help families whose loved ones have been convicted of murder.  Ms. Silva teaches trial skills to competitors of the Alameda County Mock Trial Competition.

Ms. Silva also represents victims who have suffered serious injuries due to the negligence of others.  She litigates wrongful death and personal injury cases against individual defendants, corporations, and insurance companies.

Fatima Silva is a Bay Area native.  After attending law school in New York, she returned to California to work closely with James V. McGrail, a top defense attorney who was a former sheriff and a prosecutor.   After several years and following the passing of her mentor, Ms. Silva started Silva Law. 

Ms. Silva earned her B.S. in Political Science with Honors from St. Mary’s College of California and graduated Cum Laude from Pace University School of Law in New York.  She is fluent in Spanish.

In her spare time, Ms. Silva can be found singing at local events, hiking around the Bay Area, laughing with her big diverse family, volunteering with local organizations, or helping a friend.

Memberships include:  San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA), California DUI Lawyers Association (CDLA), California Public Defenders Association (CPDA), East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association (EBLRLA), and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). 

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If you are headed for criminal court in California, you are in for a fight


 You want a tough legal defense; you want the best possible outcome and you want a defense attorney who knows the local courts and what can be done with an effective defense strategy.

Attorney Silva offer clients knowledgeable and skilled defense representation for the following types of criminal cases:

  • Misdemeanors
  • Felonies
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Pre-Trial Diversion
  • Expungement
  • Drug Crimes/Drug Trafficking
  • Violent Crimes
  • Firearms/Weapons
  • Theft/Burglary
  • Fraud/Extortion

If you or someone you love has been accused of a crime, you are undoubtedly under a tremendous amount of stress. If not handled properly, a criminal charge can turn into a conviction that will follow you around for the rest of your life. To protect your future and your good name, you need a seasoned criminal defense attorney. We provide aggressive defense representation you need to prevail.



Providing clients with personal attention and care, guiding them through all steps in the legal process


A personal injury is any injury you suffer as a result of someone else’s negligence. The sad truth is, when you are injured in an accident, insurance companies are not on your side. While they may offer a quick settlement, this is to protect their bottom line, not your best interests. The only way to get the compensation you are truly due is through legal action brought by an aggressive personal injury law firm.

We have successfully handled cases involving issues such as:

  • Auto Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Defective Products
  • Premises Liability
  • Wrongful Death

If you have suffered a personal injury or have lost a family member because of the negligent, reckless or intentional acts of others, our attorneys want to help you secure a judgment or settlement.We will fight to get the compensation you deserve for your injuries. If we don’t get you money, we won’t charge you a dime.

We only represent injured people; we do not work for insurance companies or big businesses.





(925) 606-6107





447 Sutter Street

Suite 414

San Francisco, CA 94108



1919 Third Street

Livermore, CA 94550


TELEPHONE: (925) 606-6107