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R. Tamara De Silva

R. Tamara De Silva

Practice areas:

Civil Rights, Criminal Defense, Constitutional, Employment & Labor, Litigation

About Me

Attorney R. Tamara De Silva provides legal representation for a variety of legal matters including civil rights matters, criminal defense cases, employment law and constitutional law related matters. If you are seeking the knowledgeable legal advice your case deserves then call 312-913-9999 today.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Litigation: 20%
  2. Employment & Labor: 20%
  3. Constitutional: 20%
  4. Criminal Defense: 20%
  5. Civil Rights: 20%



Fixed (Always), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

Law Offices of R. Tamara de Silva

980 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL, 60611



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199808/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Merit ScholarshipUniversity of Chicago1990

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ownerLaw Offices of R. Tamara de Silva1998 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Defense CounselN/A2010 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2009 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A2008 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Phi Alpha DeltaN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Giacchino v. Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Medical Disciplinary Boardopen
Satkar v. Cook County Board of Review, et. alpending
Capra v. Cook County Board of ReviewMotion to Dismiss granted

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
The University of ChicagoPhilosophy, History, Political ScienceBA-Special Honors1993

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Radio show interviewEPA v. Sackett, Health Care Case2012