David F. Silver joined the law firm as a partner in 1992. He is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. His law practice concentrates on criminal defense in the state and federal courts of Vermont and New York, personal injury litigation and employment law. David graduated with honors from Cardozo Law School in 1983. After graduating from law school he became a public defender with The Legal Aid Society of New York in the Bronx office before moving on to become a Federal Defender. David was a trial attorney for the Federal Defender Division, Southern District of New York, of the Legal Aid Society of the City of New York from 1997-1990. After moving to Vermont with his family in 1990, David served as a Bennington County Public Defender for two years. He is a Director of the Vermont Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Vermont Trial Lawyers Association.