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Alexandra Silva

Director of Externships

Assistant Professor of Legal Practice

  • Profile

    Alexandra “Ali” Silva joined Richmond Law as Assistant Professor of Legal Practice and Director of Externships in 2020. Previously, Professor Silva served as Executive Director of the Greater Richmond Bar Foundation and as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Richmond. Professor Fannon is actively involved in the Richmond legal community, including her roles as Chair of the Virginia State Bar’s Access to Legal Services Committee, a member of the Virginia Bar Association’s Pro Bono Council, and a member of the Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association’s Judicial Candidate Endorsement Committee. She earned her B.A. at Georgetown University and her J.D. at the William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law.

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    • Bar Admissions

      Virginia


      United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia


      United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia

    • Professional Experience

      Director of Externships & Assistant Professor of Legal Practice (2020 - present)
      University of Richmond School of Law


      Executive Director (2013 - 2020)
      Greater Richmond Bar Foundation


      Director of Programs & Development (2010 - 2013)
      Greater Richmond Bar Foundation


      Assistant City Attorney (2001 - 2006)
      Office of the City Attorney of Richmond


      Assistant City Attorney, JDR Division (1996 - 2001)
      Office of the City Attorney of Richmond