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Gabi Deborah Silver

Fax: (313) 963-8500

Gabi Silver is a criminal defense attorney with decades of experience representing individuals facing criminal charges. A fierce advocate, Ms. Silver has devoted her entire legal career to helping her clients out of tough situations. Her practice is client-centered and she works tirelessly to obtain the best possible outcome she can, while providing personalized attention and compassionate counsel to her clients and their families. She handles a full range of criminal cases, from misdemeanors to the most serious felony offenses. No case is too difficult or challenging for her to take on.

Born and bred in Detroit, Ms. Silver is well-known and respected in the Michigan courts as a skillful trial attorney and a passionate defender on behalf of people accused of crimes. Her passion for her work and dedication to her clients is evident from her ability to connect with the people she represents, as well as their families, and, importantly, with jurors hearing the case. While clients value her hard work on their behalf and her toughness in the courtroom, they also appreciate her honesty, directness, and empathy. Her goal is for her clients and families to feel comfortable hearing her advice, and not to feel rushed or pressured in any way.

Recognizing that being accused of a crime can be a highly stressful, scary, and potentially life-changing experience, Ms. Silver takes her role as defense counsel very seriously. She spends time getting to know her clients and keeps them well-informed of the status of their case. She guides and supports them through what can be a complicated and overwhelming process, spending as much time as needed talking about the strengths and weaknesses of the case. In advising her clients, Ms. Silver brings to bear her considerable experience trying cases before Detroit juries, as well as her in-depth knowledge of local judges and prosecutors.

Practice Areas

  • 100% Criminal Defense


  • J.D., Detroit College of Law (1984)
  • B.A., University of Michigan, Political Science (1980)

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1984


  • Super Lawyers, 2009 - present

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Michigan, Criminal Law Section
  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar
  • Women Lawyers of Michigan