James Silvestro

Ireland Stapleton has named litigation attorney James Silvestro a Shareholder and Director.

Silvestro’s practice focuses on land use, real estate, and business litigation matters. Silvestro represents clients in state and federal court through all stages of litigation, including trial and appeals. He also regularly appears before county and municipal governments to advocate on behalf of land use applicants and neighborhood advocacy groups.

After law school, Silvestro served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Michael Bender of the Colorado Supreme Court. He then went on to work as an attorney for the U.S. Department of Energy before joining Ireland Stapleton in 2013. Silvestro earned his law degree from the University of Colorado and his undergraduate degree from Colby College.