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


Similarly, Marcia Silvers has been very successful in representing clients seeking post-conviction relief in federal court.  A representative sample includes:
  • Petitions for a Writ of Habeas Corpus Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 2254: Vehicle by which a person in state custody raises a claim in federal court that he or she is in custody in violation of the U.S. Constitution or federal treaties
  • Motions to Vacate Filed Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 2255: Vehicle by which a person in federal custody can raise a claim in federal court that he or she is in custody in violation of the U.S. Constitution or federal laws, or that the trial court was without jurisdiction to impose the sentence, or that the sentence was in excess of the maximum authorized by law, or is otherwise subject to collateral attack
Contact Marcia Silvers today to discuss your case.  There is no charge for your initial consultation.