Assistant — Shelley Dunlop
Anna Silver moved from Ontario to British Columbia in 2000, where at the University of British Columbia, she received both her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2004 with a major in Political Science, and Bachelor of Law degree in 2007. During law school, Ms. Silver had the opportunity to complete a term of studies at The University of Sydney, Australia and work for a law firm in London, England. In her second year of law school, Ms. Silver represented UBC in the Sopinka Cup National Trial Advocacy Competition in Ottawa, wherein she received the award for Best Overall Advocate and her team finished in second place. After law school, Ms. Silver completed her articles with a top-tier national law firm and was called to the Bar in September of 2008. Her practice began in the area of wills and estate litigation, and family law, and since joining Hamilton Fabbro in June, 2009, she has practiced exclusively in the area of family law.
Ms. Silver is a member of the Canadian Bar Association. She has been a contributing author to the B.C. Family Practice Manual, guest lecturer for the Family Law course at the Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia, and has presented on family law topics to groups such as Battered Woman’s Support Services. She has volunteered as judge for the UBC Law First Year Moot and has mentored with the Canadian Bar Association—B.C. Branch/ UBC Mentorship Program.
Ms. Silver’s interests outside of work range from the culinary arts to the performing arts and she, along with her son, enjoys exploring the mountains, beaches, farmers markets, and campgrounds in Vancouver and beyond.