Divorce and family law attorney Kody Silva


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Kody C. Silva

Founding Partner

Kody C. Silva, a Founding Partner of Deyerle Silva Smith, PLLC, is a highly skilled and experienced family law practitioner with over a decade of family law experience. Kody is dedicated to providing comprehensive and personalized legal solutions to clients facing complex family law matters.

With a practice focused on divorce, custody, premarital and post marital agreements, pre-litigation consulting, protective orders, and LGBTQ+ family law issues, Kody has gained a reputation as a compassionate and fierce advocate for his clients.

Kody received his Juris Doctorate from Baylor Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. After law school, Kody worked for the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia and then as an Associate Attorney at the law firm of Ackerman Brown. In 2015, Kody returned to his home state of Texas and began working as an attorney at an Austin-based family law firm, where he became a Partner in 2019. 

In 2023, Kody and his fellow Partners, Candice Deyerle and Lianna Garza Smith, founded Deyerle Silva Smith, PLLC to provide excellent family law representation to Austin and the surrounding communities of Central Texas under a shared vision.

Kody is admitted to practice law in the State of Texas and in the District of Columbia. 

In addition to his legal practice, Kody is a member of the Austin and Williamson County Bar Associations and he recently finished a six-year term as a member of the Board of Directors for a local non-profit organization, Out Youth.  

Kody has been recognized for his excellence in family law as a SuperLawyer Rising Star 

At Deyerle Silva Smith, PLLC, Kody is committed to providing personalized attention and tailored legal solutions to every client. His extensive experience and unwavering dedication to his clients make him a trusted and respected attorney in the family law community.


  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Nebraska, B.A. with Honors in Psychology and Sociology with a minor in Political Science

Professional Memberships

  • Austin Bar Association
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • Austin Family Law Section Member
  • Austin LGBT Bar Section Member


  • Admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2011
  • Admitted to the District of Columbia Bar in 2012