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Sophia Delacotte Linda Silveria

Solving Family Disputes without going to court in order to reach a consensus that can benefit everyone is our motto. MPSV specializes in mediating any kind of family disputes arising out of trust & estate administration, wealth transfer, care of aging parents. We first focus on how to defuse participants’ hard feelings towards one another in order to identify possible solutions. This way, everyone involved can play an active role in the mediation process. Our high mediation success rate relies mostly on the unique and completely innovative approach to problem solving we created. We offer our clients transparency and truthfulness. We both are committed and results driven.

Linda has been an attorney in San Jose, California since 1982. Her practice specializes in trust, estate planning, trust administration, elders protection, and probate. Linda routinely takes classes at Stanford in neuroscience, brain functioning, compassion, and graphic recording which has proven to be very useful in developing our leading edge approach to mediation.

Sophia is an Alumina of La Sorbonne Law School in Paris and is currently a real estate agent in Santa Clara County. She has dedicated part of her business to help and assist sellers in difficult situations such as foreclosure, divorce, and probate. She spent most of her professional career negotiating contracts and settlements in a large variety of situations. Both Linda and Sophia work to be the mediators who bring peace into the room.



  • Silicon Valley Bar Association, Member
  • Certified specialist – Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Law – State Bar of California
  • Santa Clara County Estate Planning Council, director
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Bachelor of Law, Lincoln University, San Jose, CA
  • Sophia:
  • Post Graduate Degree in Civil Law, Sorbonne University, France
  • Master’s Degree in Business Law, Assas Paris II University
  • Top 3 best rated realtors in San Jose, CA
  • Collaborative Practice Silicon Valley, members

Areas Of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Civil (general)
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Elder
  • Estate Planning
  • Family
  • General
  • Partnership
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Trust Management

Additional Services

  • Collaborative Professional
  • Counselor
  • Estate Planner
  • Facilitator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Strategic Planning

Liability Insurance

  • Yes