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Richard Silvestri has been an attorney with Gavrilov & Brooks since 2016.  Mr. Silvestri’s area of practice is personal injury law and general litigation.  During his time at Gavrilov & Brooks, Mr. Silvestri has successfully represented hundreds of clients and participated in more than ten trials and arbitrations.  


His clients include individuals injured in motor vehicle, motorcycle and commercial tractor/trailer collisions, as well as collisions involving pedestrians and bicyclists. He also handles slip/trip and fall incidents, and other premises liability incidents.  Mr. Silvestri has successfully represented clients who were injured in a motor vehicle collision while they were either the driver or passenger using a rideshare application, such as UBER or LYFT at the time of the collision.  Recently, he achieved a seven-figure settlement for a client who seriously injured in a rear-end collision and received surgical recommendations for his neck and low back. 


Mr. Silvestri possesses the valuable combination of  strong negotiating experience, attention to detail, and hard-work ethic that motivates him to fight for maximum justice for every client, in the form of financial compensation for their injuries and resulting damages.


Areas of Practice

Personal Injury

Wrongful Death

Premises Liability (slip/trip and fall, other dangerous conditions)

Motor Vehicle Collisions (cars, trucks, commercial vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles, pedestrians, rideshare drivers and passengers)

General Litigation 


Bar Admission

State Bar of California

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California



J.D. with great distinction from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law


Affiliations and Activities Include

Sacramento County Bar Association, Board Member

Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association, member

American Bar Association, member


Honors and Awards

2020, 2019, 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars Honoree


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