Where We Practice

Gowen Silva & Winograd practices in the following geographic areas. Click on a region to learn more about our services and presence in that location.

District of Columbia

_wsb_325x175_GowanGroup_Web-2-3Our District of Columbia offices are located in the heart of the District, near Union Station and Superior Court. We represent clients in Superior Court, the District Columbia Court of Appeals and the federal District Court for the District of Columbia in all manner of cases. The District is our firm’s home and we have a strong practice in criminal law, family law, consumer protection, employment law and general civil litigation as well as the other practice areas listed on this website in the District’s courts.

Contact us today to see if we can help you with your DC matter.

DC Resources:

Superior Court of DC
Public Defender Service for DC
DC Small Claims Court
Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless
DC Archdiocesan Legal Network
Legal Research Resources for DC


MD courthouse imageFounding Partner Christopher Gowen is a resident of Mt. Rainer/Brentwood, Maryland and serves as a board member for the PG Pool in Mt. Rainer, MD. The firm supports several community organizations, including CDC Gateway and the overall development of the first arts district in the State of Maryland. Gowen Silva & Winograd attorneys have represented Marylanders in family law, criminal law, and trust and estate matters. Our attorneys are dedicated to the people of Maryland and to preserving the Chesapeake Bay and its beautiful surroundings.

Contact us today to see if we can help you with your Maryland matter.

Maryland Resources:

Judicial System of Prince George’s County
Judicial System of Montgomery County
Maryland Code
Child Support Calculator

Northern Virginia

GowanGroup_Web-2-42Gowen Silva & Winograd has a strong presence throughout Northern Virginia in family law, criminal law, consumer protection as well as other areas mentioned on this website. Mr. Silva and Mr. Winograd are admitted to practice law before the courts in the Commonwealth. Mr. Silva is a certified court-appointed attorney for indigent criminal defendants and a member of the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Winograd practices extensively in federal court in the Eastern District of Virginia and is a member of that court’s Criminal Justice Act panel. Our firm represents client in Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax and Prince William County as well as in federal court in the Eastern District of Virginia.

Contact us today to see if we can help you with your Virginia matter.

Virginia Resources:

Arlington Human Rights Commission
Arlington Circuit Court
Alexandria Circuit Court
Fairfax Office of Human Rights and Equity Programs
Fairfax Circuit Court
Virginia Code
Virginia Judicial System Homepage
Virginia Indigent Defense Homepage
Legal Services of Northern Virginia