Scott C Silva

Scott C Silva

Criminal Defense Attorney
Chandler, AZ




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About Me

Scott C. Silva is an AV "Preeminent" ® Peer Rated Attorney (highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards) by Martindale-Hubbell. He was selected as one of the TOP FIVE criminal defense attorneys in Maricopa County by East Valley Magazine in 2013.    He has been practicing law for over 17 years.  His courtroom experience is immense.  He has represented clients in over 3500...

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Client Reviews

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Wonderful Attorney!

Posted by: Steve 10 months ago.

Mr. Silva is a wonderful attorney. I talked to several lawyers and he was the only one who didn't seem to be trying to "sell" me his services. He...

Best Lawyer!

Posted by: a DUI client over 1 year ago.

Hired him for a DUI case. I was very impressed by his knowledge and how he explained everything to me. I was really stressed and he made everything...
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Zachary Nathaniel Storrs
Zachary Storrs

Phoenix, AZ

30 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Mr. Silva is an excellent attorney and a good advocate for each of his clients.
John R Gaertner
John Gaertner

Scottsdale, AZ

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Co-worker

I worked with Scott for a few years and he is an excellent attorney. Very bright, organized, and an aggressive and effective trial attorney. I...
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1997 License Status: Active for the state of Arizona.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/12/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2001 – present

Silva Law Firm, PC


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2014 Instructor/Certificate in Law

APDA Statewide Legal Conference


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2015 Top 100 Lawyers

American Society of Legal Advocates


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2012- present

American Bar Association

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1999 Arizona's Knock & Announce Rule vs. The Search Warrant Requirement: Two Different Types of Exigency

For the Defense (MCPD)

1999 Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Evidence and Its Proper Use In DUI Trials

For the Defense (MCPD)

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Reviewing a DUI Police Report

at APDA Statewide Legal Conference

2013 Identifying Issues in a DUI Case

at APDA Statewide Legal Conference

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