Silvia Clemko joined the Dallas offices of Baron & Budd in 2019. She is a member of the Litigation Group. Mrs. Clemko was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She is a first generation American and the oldest of six siblings. She graduated from Seagoville High School, located just southeast of Dallas.
Mrs. Clemko attended the University of Texas at Arlington where she double-majored in Political Science and Criminal Justice. Mrs. Clemko then attended Southern Methodist University where she obtained her Master’s in Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management. After graduating from SMU, Mrs. Clemko attended Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan, where she obtained her Juris Doctor.
While at Western Michigan, Mrs. Clemko interned with the Washtenaw Public Defender’s Clinic and was involved in numerous other organizations. These included leadership positions with the Student Bar Association and memberships in the Hispanic Law Association and Black Law Students Association. She also competed in Mock Trial and Moot Court competitions.
Mrs. Clemko started her legal career in 2015 at a boutique law firm in Dallas, working on behalf of individuals seriously injured by the negligent acts of others. There, she handled numerous pre-litigation claims, as well as taking several cases through litigation and into trials by jury. “It is a privilege that my clients trust me to be their voice as they navigate the legal process against those who have caused harm to them and their families.”
Mrs. Clemko is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Dallas Hispanic Bar Association, Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, Dallas Young Lawyers Association and the Dallas Bar Association. Of her involvement in legal organizations, Mrs. Clemko says: “Being active in various associations is key to staying connected and up-to-date on the issues affecting the communities we serve.”
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School (2014)
Southern Methodist University Simmons School of Education and Human Development (M.A. 2010)
University of Texas at Arlington (B.A. 2006)
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United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
Dallas Young Lawyers Association
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Hispanic Bar Association