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Fernando Peter Silva II

Fernando Peter Silva II

also known as F. Peter Silva II

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Personal Injury, Consumer Protection, Criminal Defense, Lawsuits & Disputes

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Employment & Labor: 30%
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
  3. Consumer Protection: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
  5. Lawsuits & Disputes: 10%



Hourly ($200-300/hour), Contingent (25-33%), Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • William John Phelan IV

    I can emphatically recommend the services of Mr. Silva after working with him for over two years. His enthusiasm for finding solutions for his clients allows him to offer comprehensive and caring legal services.


    William Phelan Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Gowen Group Law Office PLLC

1015 15th NW Suite 1110
Washington, DC, 20005



DCActive 201205/24/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law201003/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Cum LaudeUniversity of Miami School of Law2010
Dean's Merit ScholarUnivesity of Miami School of Law2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney FellowWashington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs2011 - 2011
PartnerGowen Group Law Office PLLC2011 - Present
InternEEOC2010 - 2010
Judicial InternPeople for the American Way2009 - 2009
Summer AssociateOffice Of The Attorney General, District Of Columbia2008 - 2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Virginia Association of Defense AttorneysN/A2011 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Cross v. Prospect Mortgage, LLL, et al.,Case No. 1:12-cv-1455In a case of first impression for the United States District Court for Eastern District of Virginia, Plaintiff was successful on a motion for partial summary judgment under the ECOA.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJuris Doctor2010
San Diego State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2007