Legal Defense

One of the most appreciated services that is provided by the FOP is The Fraternal Order of Police Legal Defense Plan. It was created for law enforcement officers by law enforcement officers. It is designed to cover the legal exposures faced by members of the FOP. No other organization offers the level of service and coverage that is provided by the FOP.


Vice President

Robert Gallardo

Silver & Katz Attorneys at Law

Lou Silver is the founding partner of the San Jose law firm now known as Silver & Katz. Lou has been representing police and other public safety officers throughout Northern and Central California since 1977, and has spent his entire professional life representing the interests of those who serve and protect. He graduated from Bard College in New York state in 1974, received his J.D. from Santa Clara Law in 1976 and an L.LM from the University of Leicester in England in 1999. He and his family have lived in San Jose continuously since 1974.

Emergency Contact

If you have a claim or need some legal advice, please contact:
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    2055 Junction Ave., Ste. 232
    San Jose, CA 95131