About Us

Gene Silverblatt, Attorney at Law 
​​​​​​​Gene has been practicing law in Central Texas since 1981 when he arrived at Fort Hood as a Captain in the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps. From that first job doing estate planning for soldiers, retirees, and their families, through his establishment of Silverblatt Law Office in January 1985, and up to the present time, Gene has always demonstrated a passion for estate planning, trusts, and elder law. He was often assigned to teach this subject area to lawyers from throughout the U.S. Army at their legal training center at the University of Virginia and retired as a Colonel from the Army Reserves. He is also very active in many community and civic organizations as you will see in the attached resume. ​​​​​​​

Amanda Mahlstedt, Senior Paralegal and Office Manager 
Amanda is a top graduate of the paralegal program at Central Texas College. Among her past accomplishments is working as a branch manager for a local bank.  Her primary areas of responsibility are Probate and Annual Accountings. She is also Mr. Silverblatt's administrative assistant and office manager.She has been with the firm for over a decade!

Some of the thank you letters and cards we have received

"Dear Gene Silverblatt:
​We just wanted to take a moment and thank you for making our new trust. You and your staff's expertise and friendly help made what seemed to be an intimidating project easy. Plus, it was always nice to visit with everyone when we were there. You all felt more like friends than business associates. We will certainly recommend your office whenever we know of anyone who needs a trust drawn up."

"Dear Gene: Thank you for your help. Betsy and I are very pleased, and your help was well worth it... PS- You are one of the Good Guys!"

​"Dear Mr. Silverblatt: Thank you for you gracious Pro Bono appointment on... We enjoyed the humerous life stories as well as your insight. It was excellent way to use both legal and real life situations [to help get the points across.]"