Associate Attorney since 2018
Location: Albany, New York
Phone: 518-462-4242
Fax: 518-641-1270
Email: Email Me

Attorney Silva comes to the Colwell Law Group with ten years of litigation experience in family law. Leslie was a solo practitioner prior to joining The Colwell Law Group. She managed a general litigation practice with a specific focus in family law and criminal defense. Leslie has unique experience in handling high net worth divorce cases. She also spent several years as a volunteer attorney for the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund helping individuals in family matters.

Leslie graduated from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2005 followed by a Juris Doctor from Western New England University School of Law in 2008. She is licensed to practice law in New York and Connecticut. Leslie and her husband are parents to twin boys and enjoy family time together at local sporting events.


Areas of Practice

  • Matrimonial Law
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2009
  • New York, 2009


  • Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, MA
  • Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: History

Past Employment Positions

  • Managing Partner, The Silva Law Group, LLC in Stamford, CT
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