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
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Professional Experience
Silverman, Vorhis & Mack
- Current
Assistant State Attorney
Office of the State Attorney, Eighth Judicial Circuit
Crimes Against Women and Families Division, 2004-06 Emphasis on prosecution of major felonies and domestic violence.
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.A. (1997) | Economics
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Professional Associations
Eighth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee
- Current
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University of Florida College of Law
Guest Lecturer, Trial Advocacy
- Current
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Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Eighth Judicial Circuit Chapter
- Current
Activities: Executive Board, 2010-12
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University of Florida College of Law Trial Team
- Current
Activities: National Champions, 2006 National Runner-up, 2007
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Florida State Bar  # 524891
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Gainesville Family Law
Gainesville Attorney Website
Florida Probate
Contact & Map
Main Office
4001 W. Newberry Road
Building A, Suite I
Gainesville, FL 32607
Telephone: (352) 337-8373
Fax: (352) 505-6188
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