Barker Martin

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David Silver

Phone: 206-381-9806 Ext: 135

Fax: 206-381-9807


David is Seattle’s lead general counsel.  Dave’s practice focuses on advising condominium and homeowner associations regarding all aspects of governance, assisting associations with their day-to-day interactions with third parties, and interpreting, amending and enforcing CC&Rs.  Dave is a frequent speaker on a variety of community association matters topics, and is a member and contributor to Washington State Community Association Institute.  Prior to joining Barker Martin, Dave represented homeowner associations and other clients in a wide range of real property transactions and litigation.  Outside the office, he enjoys music, movies, golf and spending time with his family.


  • Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A., 1995

Bar Admissions

  • Washington
  • United States District Court for Western District of Washington

Professional Memberships

  • King County Bar Association
  • Pierce County Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Washington State Community Associations Institute

Publications and Presentations

  • Basic Training for New Board Members, CAI's Law Day, April 25, 2015 
  • Board Member Basics, May 2012
  • Association Board Member Powers and Duties, September 2011
  • HUD/FHA Project Approval, March 2011
  • Governing Documents 101, Discussion of Board Liability, & Committee Roles and Limitations, January 2009
  • Governing Documents 101 & Amending Governing Documents, October 2008
  • Construction Defects, September 2008