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Kody C. Silva

KODY PRACTICES FAMILY LAW, DIVORCE, CHILD CUSTODY AND SUPPORT, AND FAMILY MATTERS AFFECTING THE LGBT COMMUNITY
 
About Kody C. Silva

Kody C. Silva is a partner at Kirker Davis, LLP. Kody focuses his legal practice on divorce, child custody and support, and family law matters affecting the LGBTQ+ community. Prior to joining Kirker Davis, Kody worked closely with founding partners Chris M. Kirker and Holly R. Davis at Zinda & Davis, PLLC as an associate family law attorney. As an associate attorney with the general practice firm of Ackerman Brown, PLLC in Washington, DC, Kody’s practice included business planning and formation, general civil litigation, real estate, and LGBTQ+ family issues. Prior to joining Ackerman Brown, Kody worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Child Support Services Division of the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, where he represented the District in paternity and child support prosecution hearings. While at the Office of the Attorney General, Kody also worked as a Special Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Litigation Division, defending the District in breach of contract, employment discrimination, workers’ compensation, and personal injury matters.

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At Kirker Davis LLP, Kody Silva can help you through a variety of issues you may find yourself confronting in the course of ending your marriage. Call us at (512) 943-7552 to speak with a thoughtful, dedicated attorney.

Kody is a tireless advocate and has represented clients with compassion, professionalism, and diligence since starting legal practice in 2011. Kody believes that a successful outcome requires understanding, respecting, and adapting to each client’s individual and unique goals.

Kody graduated from Baylor University School of Law, where he was President of the Baylor Public Interest Law Society and participated in the Baylor Innocence Project.

Prior to law school, Kody graduated with distinction from the University of Nebraska’s Honors Program, receiving his B.A. in Psychology and Sociology.

Kody Silva provides concierge-level legal services to clients across Texas and most often the following areas: Travis County, Williamson County, Bexar County, Collin County, Dallas County, Tarrant County, Hays County, Bastrop County, Bell County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Comal County, Austin, Westlake, Lakeway, Round Rock, Georgetown, Leander, Cedar Park, Pflugerville, Lago Vista, Bee Cave, Buda, Kyle, New Braunfels, San Antonio, Alamo Heights, Terrell Hills, Fair Oaks, Stone Oak, Dallas / Fort Worth, Allen, Frisco, McKinney, Plano and Southlake.

 
Honors and Awards
  • B.A. in Psychology and Sociology University of Nebraska with Honors
  • President of the Baylor Public Interest Law Society
  • Interscholastic Client Counseling Competition
  • Harvey M. Richey Moot Court Competition
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • District of Columbia Bar

Kirker Davis Reviews

Mary C.

★★★★★

Kody Silva was a great attorney, strategist, and ally, for me and my transgender son, whose needs he put foremost. The pre-mediation prep session was perfect for working out our goals, options, and worst-case positions, so I wasn't afraid on mediation day. He was wonderful company during the long waits, and he was quick to figure out new strategies when things turned against settlement. A warm and charming guy, he had great rapport with the mediator, who was chosen by the other side. He also worked hard to save me money during the whole process. I found Kirker Davis through Yelp, so I wanted to pay it back with a review. Thanks, Kody!

Andrea M

★★★★★

During my divorce I felt like it would be easier having an attorney handling my case and representing me during such an uncertain and difficult time. They made me feel cared for and well represented. My divorce began civil and ended being quite complicated. They promptly responded to all my questions and concerns and were very thorough with everything. I successfully completed my divorce and walked away with more than I thought. I appreciate them both a lot and all do their patience and hard work. I would definitely recommend them both as legal representation and Kirker Davis, LLP.

Collette D

★★★★★

Kody Silva and his team were extremely supportive and responsive during my divorce. They went to great lengths to make the process go as smoothly as possible and help me make a very tight deadline. The efforts of him and his team are greatly appreciated. This is a team you can count on!

Ryan D

★★★★★

I was fortunate to have the pleasure of working with Kody Silva and he is fantastic. He was extremely knowledgeable, helpful and available to answer all questions I had. I’m extremely grateful for his time, knowledge, and guidance. Thank you, Kody!

Education
  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Nebraska, B.A. Psychology and Sociology
Professional Memberships
  • Travis County Bar Association
  • Williamson County Bar Association
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • Austin LGBT Bar Association
  • Texas Family Law Foundation

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