Practice areas

Military/Veterans Law, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: White Collar

Focus areas

Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Law, Criminal Law – Federal, Military & Veterans Law

With a career spanning over thirty years, Daphne L. Silverman has been actively practicing law in federal courts throughout the nation. She operates as a proficient lawyer leading her own firm, namely Daphne Pattinson Silverman, Attorney at Law, situated in Austin. Drawing from her background as a former U.S. Navy attorney, she presently specializes in providing defense representation to individuals confronting military administrative actions or global criminal charges. Her legal expertise also extends to representing individuals accused of federal offenses, with a particular emphasis on cases classified as domestic terrorism.

Having graduated from Southern Methodist University, Ms. Silverman pursued a major in computer science/math and successfully earned her bachelor’s degree in 1998. During her time in university, she showcased visionary qualities and undertook various roles within multiple college organizations. Notably, she founded the Association of Computing Machinery and held the position of vice-president of administration in the Program Council. Subsequently, she attended the University of Houston Law Center, achieving a Juris Doctor degree in 1991. She ranked within the top third of her class and even assumed the role of President for the Environmental Law Society, orchestrating its growth from a mere 5 members to a thriving group of over 100.

Upon obtaining her bar license, Ms. Silverman embarked on her legal journey as a criminal defense and legal assistance attorney. Her services encompassed offering sound counsel and criminal defense aid to individuals stationed at the U.S. Navy base, specifically the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport, Mississippi. Her career subsequently evolved as she took on diverse legal positions within the United States military. This included roles such as staff judge advocate at NCBC Gulfport, assistant staff judge advocate at the United States Strategic Command, and legal assistance attorney at NRLSO Central 109. In these capacities, she provided legal guidance to naval commands on matters related to security, governmental standards of conduct, and military justice.

Ms. Silverman’s affiliations extend to various professional organizations across the nation. These include active participation in the State Bar of Texas’ Disability Rights and Issues committee, involvement with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Texas, and association with the National Lawyers Guild.

For those seeking legal consultation, Ms. Silverman offers free virtual consultations on a global scale and in-person meetings in Southern California.

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