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Elaine Terry Silver

also known as Elaine T. Silver

About me

"Divorce Without Getting Pounded"

If you are reading this--you probably feel like your life is fallling apart.  Divorce might be the last thing you thought would happen to you.  Take a moment, take a breath, and then call me.  I can help you pick up the pieces and figure out how to move forward peacefully and efficiently.  I'll put my years of experience to work for you and your family.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    32 years
  2. Mediation: 30%
    27 years
  3. Family: 15%
  4. Child Custody: 10%
  5. Marriage & Prenuptials: 5%
    27 years



Hourly ($300-375/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Kelly Ann Cavanaugh

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    Kelly Cavanaugh Appeals Attorney
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  • Lan B Kennedy-Davis

    Elaine Silver is an excellent mediator who I have used many times. She has a command for family law and has been very successful with the cases that she has mediated for me. I whole heartedly recommend using Elaine.


    Lan Kennedy-Davis Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

1301 S. International Parkway Ste 1041
Lake Mary, FL, 32746


FLMember in Good Standing200409/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Special Master CommendationJudicial Dept. State of Connecticut-Superior Court Family Law Division1986
Poses Prize for Excellence in Clinical PracticeNew York University School of Law1977
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalSilver Divorce Center2004 - Present
PartnerSilver Golub & Teitell LLP1987 - 2000
PartnerFleisher Trow & Silver1983 - 1987
AssociateGlazer Wechsler Seelig & Glazer1977 - 1982
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsBoard Member2013 - Present
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsMember2011 - Present
Florida Association for Women LawyersMember2010 - Present
Central Florida Family Law American Inn of CourtBarrister2008 - Present
Seminole County Bar Association, Family Law SectionChair2005 - 2005
Collaborative Family Law Group of Central FloridaMember2005 - Present
Seminole County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2005 - Present
Seminole County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Florida BarMember2004 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law SectionCo-chair1996 - 1998
American Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Icahn v. IcahnMatter settled privately
Divorce, alimony, child support, property settlementSuccessful for my client and her children
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Publication nameTitleDate
Connecticut Family Law JournalThe Professional License: Fruit of the Marital Property Tree?"1983
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Bucknell UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1974
Hebrew University of JerusalemPolitical Science & International RelationsJunior Year AbroadN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Florida Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsSharpening Your Skills With Collaborative Practice2015
FACP Annual ConferenceThe Tension Between Confidentiality, Privacy, and Transparency in Collaborative Practice2015
Mental Health Professional Continuing EducationCollaborative Divorce: A Better Path to Family Reconstruction2014
Florida Collaborative Council Annual ConferenceThe Art of Collaboration: From Roots to Results2014
Last First Date RadioHow to Avoid Divorce the Second Time Around2013
American Bar Association Solo and Small Firm DivisionDoing Well While Doing Good: Building a Mediation, Collaborative & Unbundled Divorce Practice2010
NBI CLE SeminarCustody Modification and Ethical Considerations2007
Overview of Connecticut Family LawAnatomy of A Divorce Trial: Direct Examination of Your Clients1998
Stamford/Norwalk Regional Bar AssociationSeminar on Family Law1991
Continuing Education SeminarCollaborative Family LawN/A
Central Florida Behavioral Hospital-Continuing Mental Health Professional EducationCollaborative Divorce: A Better Path to FAmily REconsturctionN/A