steve silvestri

Steven S. Silvestri



University of San Francisco
School of Law
J.D. 1997

Loyola Marymount Univeristy
B.A. Urban studies, Criminal Justice 1994


California State Bar 1998


  • Moot Court, Best oral argument 1995

Professional Activities

San Mateo County Bar Association


Early Life and Education:
Born in Redwood City, California and raised in Sunnyvale, California, Steve pursued his undergraduate studies at Loyola Marymount University earning a BA and playing Division 1 soccer.

After earning his bachelor’s degree in 1994, Steve went on to attend the University of San Francisco school of law, where he delved deep into the intricacies of law and jurisprudence. During law school, Steve distinguished himself as a diligent student, participating in moot court competitions, winning the best oral argument award. Steve spent time interning for the Office of the District Attorney in both San Francisco and San Mateo County as well as the Office of Public Defender in San Francisco.

Legal Career:
Steve has dedicated his entire legal career since 1998 to focusing exclusively on Family law. Throughout his career, Steve has had the privilege of representing a diverse clientele, including professional athletes, CEO’s, venture capitalists, actors, and individuals from all walks of life. Steve approaches each case with empathy, discretion, and unwavering dedication, ensuring that their clients receive the personalized attention and support they each deserve.

After many years of litigation, Steve has shifted his practice to focus primarily on prenuptial, post nuptial, marital agreements and mediation. Steve believes in fostering open communication and collaboration throughout the legal process, empowering clients to make informed decisions about their future. Whether negotiating prenuptial agreements or guiding clients through the mediation process, both as a mediator and attorney representing clients in mediation, mediation, he is committed to achieving outcomes that prioritize fairness, clarity, and mutual respect.