Marjorie Silver

Marjorie Silver has an international reputation as a teacher, speaker and writer on emotional competence, psychological-mindedness, legal education, lawyering, and professionalism. She is a contributing author and the editor of The Affective Assistance of Counsel: Practicing Law as a Healing Profession (Carolina Academic Press 2007). She is currently working on an anthology tentatively entitled Transforming Justice, Lawyers and the Practice of Law. She is a founding Board Member of the Center for Restorative Practices and sits on the Advisory Board of the Dave Nee Foundation, an organization with a mission to fight depression and prevent suicide among adolescents, young adults and law students. She was the 2011 chair of the AALS Section on Balance in Legal Education. Professor Silver has served as a Trustee of the New York State Lawyer Assistance Trust. She was the 2011 chair of the AALS Section on Balance in Legal Education. In 2010, Professor Silver was recognized by the American Bar Association’s Commission on Lawyer Assistance Program which awarded her one of its five inaugural Law Student Wellness Awards. Professor Silver received her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She served as law clerk to U.S. District Judge Joseph S. Lord III, EDPa.