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Joshua David Silverman

About me

For 15 years, I have represented victims of nursing home and assisted living facility abuse, medical malpractice and automobile accidents throughout Virginia.  If you would like a free consultation please do not hesitate to contact me.  I will be happy to discuss your situation with you and review your legal options. 


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Car Accidents: 30%
    17 years, 200 cases
  2. Medical Malpractice: 25%
    17 years, 100 cases
  3. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 25%
    17 years, 70 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
    17 years, 80 cases



Contingent (25-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Patrick Austin

    I endorse this Josh. He is a fantastic trial lawyer who focuses on helping people in need.


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  • Mark J. Krudys

    Josh is a very fine lawyer. He is highly regarded by both the plaintiff’s and the defense bars as bright, ethical, and highly capable. Josh speaks with passion on behalf of his clients. I am sure that Josh’s clients regard him as caring and a strong advocate for them. I strongly endorse Josh.


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Contact info


VAAuthorized to practice law199809/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerSilverman Law Firm2013 - Present
AttorneyWilliamson Petty LC1998 - Present
Law ClerkNurenberg Paris Heller McCarthy1996 - 1998
Law ClerkJay Tronfeld & Associates1995 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationChairman of Long Term Care Section2014 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Young Trial Lawyers SectionPresident2005 - 2006
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors2004 - Present
American Association for JusticeAttorney Member1998 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member1998 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Automobile accident110,000
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Journal (Virginia Trial Lawyers Association)Medical Malpractice Legislative Update2005
The Journal (Virginia Trial Lawyers Association)Spoliation of Evidence, Rights and Remedies2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
American University, Washington College of LawInternational StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Personal InjuryTreatment of Medical Liens2011
VTLA Long Term Care CLEInformal Discovery2010
Security Conference"Beyond the Obvious: Security IS your Business2009