About Silverstein-Law, P.A.

Jeff Silverstein

Jeff Silverstein is licensed in Maine and has appeared before all Maine courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, the First Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He has practiced criminal law since 1990 and is a former State of Maine prosecutor. Jeff commenced private practice in 1996 and has since earned an excellent reputation as a criminal defense specialist. Jeff is a 20+ year Bangor resident.

In addition to his private practice, Jeff currently serves on the State of Maine Criminal Law Advisory Committee and the Advisory Committee for the Maine Rules of Criminal Procedure.  Jeff recently completed service as a member of the State of Maine Board of Bar Examiners from 2008-2019.

Jeff is a 1990 JD & MSL Degree recipient from Vermont Law School and a 1985 B.M. Degree recipient from Syracuse University.

In private life, Jeff is:

  • A bluegrass musician who plays guitar, banjo, bass, mandolin & fiddle and is affiliated with several live performance groups including, TwoGrass, Dirigo Express & Maximum Blue
  • Organizer of the community-based music group, Penobscot Fiddles
  • A former coach for Eastern Maine Youth Lacrosse and Bangor Youth Hockey


Harris Mattson

Harris grew up in midcoast Maine and graduated with degrees in philosophy and political science in 2008. In college he was a member of the National Political Science Honor Society and a Philosophy Honors graduate. Harris attended the Syracuse University College of Law, where he was selected as a member of the Moot Court Honor Society and received an award for academic performance in constitutional law. He interned with the Office of the Maine Attorney General and worked for several years at a general practice firm before joining Silverstein-Law in order to specialize in criminal defense.

Harris has gone to trial on charges of murder, complex financial fraud, robbery, aggravated assault, domestic violence, operating under the influence (OUI/DUI), felony assault, and theft. He has a successful record at trial and in pretrial litigation, including motions to suppress evidence in cases of aggravated drug trafficking, arson, robbery, and OUI. Harris is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National College for DUI Defense, the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Maine State Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in Maine and in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine.

Jodi Jordan

Jodi Jordan lives in Hampden, Maine and graduated from University of Maine at Augusta with an B.A. Degree from the Justice Studies program. She has worked as a paralegal for Silverstein-Law since, November, 2014 and has gained experience working within the areas of criminal law, domestic relations and protective custody.

Jodi enjoys cooking, supporting her favorite professional football and hockey teams, riding her motorcycle, and occasionally skydiving.


Katherine Higgins

Katherine is from Glenburn, ME and is a student at Husson University in Bangor where she is currently earning her Masters in Business Administration. Katherine has been with Silverstein-Law since May 2019 where she continues to gain experience. 

In her personal life Katherine is a talented artist. She also enjoys spending time with her family and skiing at Sugarloaf Mountain.