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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: 40%
    35 years
  2. Mediation: 30%
    30 years
  3. Prenuptials: 10%
    35 years
  4. Child Custody: 10%
    35 years
  5. Uncontested Divorce: 10%
    35 years



Hourly ($300-375/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Melisa Lyn Medina

    Elaine is a wonderful and compassionate mediator and attorney. I highly recommend her!


    Melisa Medina Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Arthur John Grossman III

    I have known Elaine for about 5 years. She has mediated cases for me and is a fellow member of the Collaborative Family Law Group of Central Florida. She is a wonderful person and a skilled mediator and lawyer. She is professional, ethical, empathetic, and funny too!


    Arthur Grossman Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

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


FLMember in Good Standing200406/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
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
Collaborative Family Law Group of Central FloridaMember2005 - Present
Seminole County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Seminole County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2005 - Present
Florida BarMember2004 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Florida Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsAnnual Conference Co-Chair2016 - 2017
Seminole County Bar Association, Family Law SectionChair2005 - 2005
Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law SectionCo-chair1996 - 1998
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
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsCollaborative Practice: Skills & Solutions for Every Restructuring Family2016
Florida Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsSharpening Your Skills With Collaborative Practice2015
Florida Association of Family & Conciliation CourtsHow Collaborative Skills Can Help Every Divorcing Family2015
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
Central Florida Behavioral Hospital-Continuing Mental Health Professional EducationCollaborative Divorce: A Better Path to Family Reconsturction2014
Last First Date RadioHow to Avoid Divorce the Second Time Around2013
Continuing Education SeminarCollaborative Family Law2013
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