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Elaine Terry Silver

Elaine Terry Silver

also known as Elaine T. Silver

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Mediation, Family, Child Custody, Marriage & Prenuptials

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

Licensed since 1977

  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

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Kelly Ann Cavanaugh

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Kelly Cavanaugh Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • 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 Standing200408/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1994
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
Central Florida Family Law American Inn of CourtBarrister2008 - Present
Collaborative Family Law Group of Central FloridaMember2005 - Present
Seminole County Bar Association, Family Law SectionChair2005 - 2005
Florida BarMember2004 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law SectionCo-chair1996 - 1998
American Bar AssociationN/A1985 - 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 LawN/AJuris Doctor1977
Bucknell UnvPolitical ScienceBachelor of Arts1974
Hebrew University of JerusalemN/AJunior Year Abroad1972

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
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