David W. Silver

Estate Planning, Elder Care
Graham Nuckolls Conner

“(T)here is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels with someone, for someone.”

― Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Why let Dave serve you?

Tomorrow isn’t promised to any of us, and we all need assistance sometimes. Whether you need to take care of an elderly parent, protect assets for your children, make sure your minor kids are cared for should something happen to you and your spouse, or to guide you through the estate process, please allow me to help lighten the burden for you and your loved ones.


David W. Silver is one of the founding partners of The Graham, Nuckolls, Conner Law Firm. Dave has been practicing law for over twenty years and specializes in Elder Law, Special Needs Law, Estate Planning, Estate Administration, and Guardianships.

He attained a B.S. from Penn State, an M.B.A. from East Carolina University, and a law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dave is a past Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Elder and Special Needs Law Section, and he serves on the board for various organizations that assist the elderly and members of the community.

Dave is married to a wonderful woman from Poland, has two fantastic daughters, and has taught Business Law at East Carolina University since 2007.


Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1997U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 2003


University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

  • J.D.

East Carolina University

  • M.B.A.

Pennsylvania State University

  • B.S.

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Judicial District 3A Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association Elder & Special Needs Law Section, Past Vice-Chairman
  • Pitt County Bar Association
  • National Association of Elder Law Attorneys