About Us

Michael Joe Silva

Michael Joe worked several years as a deputy district attorney for the Merced County District Attorney’s Office. During his time as a prosecutor, he conducted numerous jury and court trials. Michael Joe has considerable experience advocating in the courtroom in all stages of litigation. Michael Joe transitioned to private practice as a personal injury attorney where he has obtained highly favorable results for his clients. Michael Joe returned to his home in the Central Valley to start Silva Injury Law Inc., where he continues to fight for his clients and obtain excellent results.

Michael Joe received his law degree from Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts from Brigham Young University. Michael Joe was born and raised in the Central Valley to Portuguese immigrant parents from the Azores Islands of Portugal. He is fluent in the Portuguese language. When he is not working, he is spending time with his beautiful wife (high school sweetheart) and three daughters. Michael Joe enjoys fitness training, wildlife, scary movies, theater and listening to The Beach Boys.

​Brigham Young University
J. Reuben Clark Law School
Juris Doctor
Provo, Utah

Brigham Young University
Bachelor of Arts
Theater Arts
Provo, Utah

– The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 Plaintiff Attorney in the State of California
– Turlock Journal Reader’s Choice 2017 Voted Best Attorney in the City of Turlock, California

We are pleased to announce that Michael J. Silva has been awarded with these awards!
Reader's Choice Award, National Trial Lawyer Award and the Best of the 209 area!

Silva Injury Law Inc.


Turlock Location
222 S Thor Street
Suite 10
Turlock, CA 95380
Phone: (209) 600-4389
Fax: (209) 665-0095

Monterey Location
215 W. Franklin Street
Suite 212
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 471-5060
Fax: (209) 665-0095

Merced Office
1170 W. Olive Avenue
Suite G2
Merced, CA 95348
Phone: (209) 600-4389
Fax: (209) 665-0095

Tracy Office
Silva Injury Law, Inc.
Coming Soon!


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