Career Milestones

FBI Invited Speaker-EAP Sponsored Symposium on “Managing Your Adolescence” 2016

Cameron Moon v. The State of Texas, Court of Appeals of Texas, First District, Houston. Provided expert testimony in a case in which the 16 year old defendant was tried as an adult and convicted of murder. The Appellate Court reversed the conviction and opined that the defendant should have been tried as a juvenile. 2014

Evaluated, diagnosed and treated an alleged perpetrator, who was listed as one of “America’s Most Wanted” by John Walsh.  The clinical contact occurred during the alleged perpetrator’s initial incarceration, 2010

Evaluated civilians returning from employ in Middle East for PTSD, 2008 –

Provided ongoing psychiatric treatment to male and female offenders on Texas’ Death Row, 2007-2010

Flown to Washington, DC to brief International Press on Mental Health Issues, 2007

Interviewed by Nina Totenberg, NPR News, Washington  The U.S. Supreme Court was considering whether the level of mental illness is enough to spare someone the death penalty. 2007

Participated in the defense team that helped stay the execution of one inmate on Texas’ death row, two days prior to the scheduled execution, 2007

Appointed as expert to the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law (The International War Crimes Tribunal), 2006

Testified in a mental health cases that was heard by the Supreme Court of the United States, 2007

Agencies that have contracted Dr. Silverman’s services:
DEA
FBI