Practice Areas

  • - Federal Criminal Appeals in All 50 States
  • - State of Florida Criminal Appeals
  • - State & Federal Post-Conviction Matters
  • - Federal Habeas Corpus Petitions Under Section 2254
  • - Federal Motions to Vacate Under Section 2255
  • - Clemency, Pardons & Commutations of Sentences

Appellate Lawyer Marcia Silvers is dedicated to obtaining the best possible results for clients charged with criminal offenses.  Marcia is a highly respected appellate attorney who was formerly the head of the appeals section of the law firm of prominent criminal defense lawyer Roy Black.  Deemed a “constitutional law guru” by the Miami Daily Business Review, Marcia is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating given to practicing attorneys, and this year has again been named to the prestigious “Super Lawyers.”

For more than 35 years, Marcia has been devoted to providing the highest quality representation.  She only takes a limited number of cases in order to dedicate her full concentration and efforts to doing the best possible job for each and every client.


Marcia Silvers' Winning Streak

United States v. Estepa - Miami federal court grants motion for compassionate release resulting in a substantial sentence reduction

Florida v. Serrano
Florida Supreme Court vacates death sentence as unconstitutional.

USA v. Takhalov – Federal appeals court reverses nightclub owner’s convictions in high-profile Miami Beach “Bar girls” fraud case.

USA v. Slater - Miami federal court vacates conviction and 45-year sentence in narcotics and weapons case, resulting in client’s release.

USA v. Martorano – Philadelphia federal court reduces sentence of life without parole, resulting in client’s release after 32 years in prison.

Florida v. Wyatt – Florida’s Fourth DCA reverses drug trafficking and perjury convictions as well as 30-year sentence. New trial ordered.

Florida v. Vilca – Florida’s Second DCA reverses conviction on 454 counts and sentence of life imprisonment in child pornography case. New trial ordered.

Marcia has a passion for her cases and a deep concern for her clients.  She knows the intricacies of the criminal justice system and has won an impressive string of courtroom victories in a wide variety of cases in both state and federal courts.

The Law Office of Marcia J. Silvers focuses on criminal post-conviction matters and criminal motions practice, including appeals, sentencing hearings, motions to vacate under Section 2255, and other motions for post-conviction relief, including overturning convictions due to ineffective assistance of counsel.

There is no charge for your initial consultation.