Professional Experience

Chelsea Silvia joined Reiner & Reiner, P.A. as an associate in 2014. Her practice areas include civil litigation, real estate transactions and disputes, contracts, business transactions, landlord/tenant disputes, PACA disputes, and construction law.

Educational Background

Ms. Silvia received her Bachelor’s from Florida Atlantic University in 2011, graduating magna cum laude, with degrees in Political Science and English. Ms. Silvia attended the University of Miami School of Law, where she graduated cum laude, with a juris doctor degree in 2014.  While in law school, Ms. Silvia served as an editor on the Inter-American Law Review and was recognized as the Most Outstanding Articles and Comments Editor. She also received the CALI Award of Excellence in Law and the Media. While in law school, Ms. Silvia interned at the Third District Court of Appeal for the Honorable Linda Ann Wells, where she gained first-hand knowledge into the appellate process and valuable experience in appellate work.

Bar Admissions and Professional Memberships

Ms. Silvia is admitted to practice in all states courts of Florida and before the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida.

Publications and Awards

Social Media in the Sunshine: Discovery and Ethics of Social Media – Florida’s Right to Privacy Should Change the Analysis, 25 St. Thomas L. Rev. 335 (2013)

A Pathway to the Legal Profession, 45 U. Miami Inter-Am. L. Rev. 367 (2014)

2015 Daily Business Review Most Effective Lawyer, Appellate Advocacy