Darryl J. Silvera Biography

Mr. Silvera obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University in 1985.  While at SMU, Darryl was a teaching assistant and a member of a philanthropies committee.  Darryl attended St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas where he obtained his Juris Doctorate degree in 1989,  While at St. Mary’s, Darryl taught legal research and writing to first-year students.  He was also a research assistant for a professor.  As a research assistant, Darryl contributed to articles published by various law professors.  Having had two articles published as a member of the St. Mary’s Law Journal, Darryl was recognized for his legal writing.  The first article addressed retirement benefits under ERISA.  The second article published dealt with the division of community property in Texas.  Upon graduation, Darryl joined the law firm of Bishop and Hummert where he spent 11 years as a director, officer and shareholder.  Darryl started Silvera & Associates P.C. on March 1, 2001.  The firm changed its name to The Silvera Firm in December 2002.

Mr. Silvera’s practice areas include Workers’ Compensation, Insurance Defense, Automobile Liability, Bad Faith Claims, Commercial Litigation, and Personal Injury.

Mr. Silvera also serves on the Board of Directors of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.  He is also a member of the County, Dallas, Texas and American Bar Associations; Texas Association of Defense Counsel and Workers Compensation Law Advisory Commission.

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