David Silver certified by National Board of Trial Advocacy


BENNINGTON >> In recognition of more than three decades of exceptional trial experience, The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) announced that David F. Silver has achieved re-certification as a criminal trial advocate--a certification that is earned only by approximately 3 percent of American Trial Lawyers. This recognition continues his decade long good standing with NBTA, which requires attorneys to demonstrate substantial trial experience, submission of judicial and peer references to attest to their competency, attendance of continuing legal education courses and proof of good standing. Board Certification is the highest, most stringent, and most reliable honor an attorney can achieve.

Named by Super Lawyers one of New England's Best Lawyers, David Silver has built his career crafting defenses for some of the most challenging cases and in many of the nation's toughest districts. A partner at BarrSternberg since 1992, Silver helped to build a criminal defense team reputed as one of the best in the state. Silver has since grown his practice beyond defense, leading many personal injury, wrongful death, and employment law cases that have helped individual Vermonters recoup damages from powerful business and insurance interests. Silver is a Director of the Vermont Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and on the Board of Directors for the Vermont Association for Justice, Vermont's trial lawyer organization. He is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Silver was one of the co-founders of the Bennington Meals on Wheels program and serves on the Board of Directors of Shires Housing an affordable housing non-profit corporation.


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