ATTORNEY NANCY BURNS SILVA
Nancy has been an attorney for over 26 years, with experience in various civil and criminal matters, including: juvenile dependency, termination of parental rights, civil forfeiture, domestic violence, dissolution of marriage, DUI and traffic offenses. Nancy has experience in both trial and appellate courts.
Nancy also has spent over 5 years teaching college-level courses in criminal justice and various areas of law, including wills, trusts and probate, elder law, guardianship, criminal and civil procedure, and legal writing.
Admitted to the Florida Bar, 1990
Former Assistant State’s Attorney, 13th Judicial Circuit
Former Department of Children and Families Attorney, Hillsborough County
Former Assistant City Attorney, Tampa Police Department
Florida Bar Association
Hillsborough County Bar Association
Carrollwood Bar Association
Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys
Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.
Graduated with a Juris Doctorate from the University of Illinois College of Law.
Nancy was born and raised in Illinois and Ohio. She moved to Tampa after graduating from law school to begin her job as a prosecutor in Hillsborough County and has resided in Hillsborough County ever since. Nancy and her husband, a native Tampan, have been married over 22 years and have 2 children, 1 in college and 1 attending a local high school.