Joshua Mark Silverman

Joshua Mark Silverman

Silverman, Vorhis & Mack
  • Divorce, Family Law, Criminal Law...
  • Florida
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Founding partner Joshua Silverman is a 2001 graduate of the University of Florida College of Law in Gainesville and an experienced former prosecutor with the Florida State Attorney’s Office in Gainesville. Mr. Silverman brings a wide variety of legal experience to the firm, having worked extensively during his five years as a state prosecutor in the areas of child abuse, domestic violence, and sexual offenses. In addition, he handled various criminal matters ranging from routine crimes to more serious misdemeanors and felonies, such as cases involving DUIs and homicides. As an experienced litigator, Mr. Silverman’s expertise has been widely recognized both by his peers and clients. He has served as an Executive Board Member from July 1, 2008 to the present for the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Eighth Judicial Circuit. Mr. Silverman is a Barrister with the James C. Adkins, Jr. American Inns of Court in Gainesville, which attained platinum level in 2012-2103 for its successes in that year’s Achieving Excellence program. The American Inns of Court is a voluntary professional organization whose goal is to foster excellence in the legal community. Mr. Silverman’s expertise is further recognized by organizations that rate the legal community. He currently has the highest possible 10.0 Superb rating with Avvo, an online site that provides information and ratings about attorneys. The rating is calculated based on background data from public records, published sources on the Internet, and information from lawyers themselves and reflects the attorney's experience, professional achievements, as well as any disciplinary sanctions. Furthermore, Mr. Silverman has a client rating of 5 out of 5, which is considered Preeminent, by Martindale Hubbell, the leading nationwide legal directory. Mr. Silverman is committed to improving the justice system and the legal profession. He is a Faculty Lecturer for the Gerald Bennet Prosecutor/Public Defen

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Domestic Violence
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Professional Experience
Partner
Silverman, Vorhis & Mack
- Current
Assistant State Attorney
Office of the State Attorney, Eighth Judicial Circuit
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Crimes Against Women and Families Division, 2004-06 Emphasis on prosecution of major felonies and domestic violence.
Education
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.A. (1997) | Economics
Professional Associations
Eighth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee
Vice-Chair
- Current
University of Florida College of Law
Guest Lecturer, Trial Advocacy
- Current
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Eighth Judicial Circuit Chapter
Member
- Current
Activities: Executive Board, 2010-12
University of Florida College of Law Trial Team
Coach
- Current
Activities: National Champions, 2006 National Runner-up, 2007
Florida State Bar # 524891
Member
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
Gainesville Family Law
Website
Gainesville Attorney Website
Blog
Florida Probate
Contact & Map
Main Office
4001 W. Newberry Road
Building A, Suite I
Gainesville, FL 32607
USA
Telephone: (352) 337-8373
Fax: (352) 505-6188