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Louis A. Silverman


Bernard J. Johnsen

Professional Background

Louis A. Silverman, known to most as Lou, has been practicing law in Arizona since 1981. In 2005, he changed the focus of his civil litigation practice to estate planning, trust and estate administration, and probate law. In 2015, Lou became board-certified in estate and trust law by the State Bar of Arizona with the accreditation of “Certified Specialist in Estate and Trust Law.”

Personal Background

Lou competed in his first triathlon in 2008 when he was 54 and has since completed eight triathlons. His favorite part is crossing the finish line! When he’s not helping clients with their estate and business planning needs, Lou devotes his time to tie dying! In fact,  he has often been referred to as the Tie Dye Lawyer!


Phone: 480.491.3216
Fax: 480.931.3535

4450 S. Rural Rd., Ste. C-120, Tempe, Arizona 85282

Bar Admissions


  • Board Certified in Estate and Trust Law by the State Bar of Arizona


United States District Court for Arizona

Western District of Arizona


South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas

  • Juris Doctor

Arizona State University

  • School of Business
  • Bachelor of Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

Judge Pro Tem on the Maricopa County Superior Court

WealthCounsel member - a collegial national association of approximately 2,500 lawyers whose practices are exclusively dedicated to or include estate planning law

Past member of the Elder Law, Mental Health, and Special Needs Planning Section of the State Bar of Arizona

Professional Organizations

Board of trustees of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine

Board of Directors of Tempe Leadership