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Robert J. Silverman, Attorney at Law
R. Silverman Law Group


Robert J. Silverman is in his 29th year as a practicing attorney. Mr. Silverman’s firm, R.
Silverman Law Group, consists of Mr. Silverman, an associate attorney (Jonathan Jaffe, Esq.),
three paralegals and an office manager.

Mr. Silverman and his staff concentrate on matters involving trusts and estates, including
estate planning, trust administration and probate. The firm’s primary focus is on comprehensive estate planning, directed toward wealth preservation and enhancement. Mr. Silverman has helped more than a thousand individuals and families establish meaningful estate plans for the benefit of their families, loved ones, and charities.

Mr. Silverman also represents clients in connection with real estate matters, including
purchase/sale transactions; intra-family deal structuring; and Limited Liability Company (LLC) formation. In addition, he assists his small business owner clients with their basic business needs, and he works closely with corporate counsel on his clients’ more complex business transactions.

Mr. Silverman brings to his law practice invaluable practical experience in the fields ofreal estate and business. Prior to practicing law, he was President and Chief Operating Officer for a New England franchisor; directed a West Coast computerized loan origination operation for a mortgage banking/brokerage company; and conducted real estate brokerage and property management services for various companies, including his own. Before opening his own law office, he was a partner at the law firm of Silverman & Silverman (the other partner was his father, Donald Silverman, retired) in Alameda; and was “Of Counsel” to several local law firms.

Mr. Silverman has the following educational degrees: B.A. in Psychology from the University of California at Davis; and a Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. His professional affiliations include membership in the Estate
Planning Council of Diablo Valley (Past President) and Contra Costa County Bar Association.Mr. Silverman has been a licensed real estate broker since 1981. He has also served on the professional advisory board of several charitable organizations. He’s most delighted with, and
proud of, his marriage of more than 32 years and his three wonderful young-adult children.


University of California, Davis (B.A. 1978)
Golden Gate University (J.D. 1992)

Professional Membership

State Bar of California
Contra Costa County Bar Association
Alameda County Bar Association
Estate Planning Council of Diablo Valley (Past President)

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