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Jed R. Silverman

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For more than 20 years, Attorney Jed R. Silverman has dedicated his legal practice to the defense of men and women facing a wide range of criminal matters. His experience in this field and his commitment to his clients is such that he has one of the best trial records in the area. He remains committed to building upon this success and helping clients secure the best outcomes possible.

Among his many awards and distinctions, including continued inclusion in the prestigious list of Texas Super Lawyers®, Jed Silverman has earned a place among just 10% of all lawyers in the state to earn Board Certification by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. As a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist, Jed has exemplified the highest ability to succeed in an area of law where clients depend on him to protect their rights, freedoms, and futures.

Although he is Houston-based, he has represented clients across Texas and in Federal court. If you would like to learn more about Mr. Silverman and how he and his team can help you, please feel free to call our offices or continue reading for an in-depth profile of his education, qualifications, and more.

Honors & Awards
  • Selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America, 2021
  • Voted Texas Monthly Super Lawyer, 2006 - 2014
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2000
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2013
  • Missouri, 2015 
Bar Service
  • State Bar of Texas
    • Grievance Committee (2020-2022)
    • District 4 Grievance Committee Chair, 2021-2022
    • District 4 Panel 5 Chair 2021-2022
  • English
  • Law Office of Norm Silverman, 1998 - 1999
  • Cogdell & Durham, 1997 - 1998
DWI Training
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) certified Standardized Field Sobriety Tests instructor
  • Certified Breath Test Operator (Intoxilyzer 5000)
  • Graduate of the National College for DUI Defense
Classes & Seminars
  • Top Gun DWI Seminal, Opening Statement, Lecture, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Trying criminal cases, Lecture, Thurgood Marshall School of Law
  • Criminal Practice, Thurgood Marshall School of Law
  • Voir Dire, Lecture, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Voir Dire, Lecture, Harris County Public Defender's Office
  • Texas A&M University Honors: Numerous Mock Trial Awards, Praemium Excellentia Award, Scholastic Excellence, Federal Criminal Procedure - University Galveston, TX 1995
  • Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law Honors: Platoon Leader Corps of Cadets - Graduate School Houston, TX 1999
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • President Elect- Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Galveston County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association

Why Choose Us?

  • Focused on Results

    We will not hesitate to take on a complex case. We have the skills, resources, and tenacity you need.

  • Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist

    Jed Silverman is one of only 10% of attorneys designated by the Texas State Board of Legal Specialization.

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