1. How many attorneys are in the Firm?
There are eight lawyers in the Firm: Five in the Denver office, one in the New Mexico Office and two in the Wyoming office. Our lawyers hold licenses in the following states: Colorado (5), Wyoming (2), California (2), New York (1), New Mexico (1), and Wisconsin (1). The attorneys are managed and trained by Managing Member Irv Borenstein.
2. What geographic area do you cover?
We cover the entire states of Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico.
3. How can I be certain that you are able to maintain compliance with all of our particular work standards?
We have a Client Services & Training Department whose sole responsibility is to ensure ongoing training and compliance with client work standards and changes in the law. The Client Services & Training Department comes under the direct management of Managing Member David Silverman.
4. What is your management structure?
Our Director of Operations, Eric Dillinger has been with the Firm since 2003. Eric reports to Mssrs Silverman and Borenstein. All staff report to Mr. Dillinger through his direct reports: Collection Manager Katrell Hunter (2007), Paralegal/Admin Manager Tiffany Corrales (2009) and IT Manager Bob Rae (2001). The Finance Staff reports directly to Mssrs. Silverman & Borenstein and is segregated task segregated to ensure dual control and independent reconciliation.
5. How many collectors do you have?
Ten (as of the last web site update).
However, the equally important question but not often enough asked is how many paralegal staff do we have? The answer is always 1 more than we think we need. We are a law firm, our legal support staff is critical and we will not get caught short in providing the legal support our clients expect.
6. How long have you been in business?
Silverman/Borenstein PLLC is the 2010 merger of The 27 year old law firm of The Law Offices of Irvin Borenstein and the 25 year old Silverman Law Firm PC.
7. What are your fee structures?
We can customize a fee structure to meet our clients needs. The fee structures we work with range from straight hourly fees, contingency collections, project/fee based work or a combination of any of these alternatives.
8. What kind of reporting can you do?
Our IT Department can provide you with virtually whatever reporting you need.
9. How much does it cost to sue someone in Colorado or Wyoming?
Click this link to our "Court Information" for a full schedule of court costs.
In general, it will cost between approximately $175.00 - $375.00 to obtain a judgment (Court filing fee + Service of Process) and then approximately $100.00 for each bank or wage garnishment.