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Our Team


Silvia L. Delamar Attorney
Managing Member


With more than 15 years experience as a corporate executive and small business owner, Silvia Delamar represents companies and individuals in civil disputes, criminal and other enforcement investigations, and general litigation matters. Placing special emphasis on small business development, partnership agreements, contract negotiation and disputes, Silvia can be trusted to handle your legal matters.  


Skilled in arbitrations and mediations, Silvia regularly counsels small businesses in employment matters, including reductions in force, employee terminations, wage and hour disputes, independent contractors, and change management.  She is able to serve as general counsel to your small business. 


Prior to entering the field of law, Silvia spent several years working in higher education administration and legal compliance.  She is a member of the Georiga Bar Association, Gate City Bar Association, and Georgia Bar Association of Women Attorneys. 



  • Quinnipiac University School of Law

Bar Admissions


  • Georgia 


Linda A. Martin


Having been with the Delamar Firm since its inception, Linda works in the areas of criminal, civil and real estate law.  With more than 20 years in the legal field, she serves as the firm's paralegal and case intake coordinator.  As a seasoned professional, Linda continues to expand her knowledge and experience through research and seminars.  




  • Alabama State University, BS, Criminal Justice

  • Alabama State University, Minor, Psychology

  • Oakland County Community College, Paralegal Studies



  • Gamma Phi Delta Sorority

  • Alabama State University Alumni Association (Atlanta Chapter)

Gwendolyn M. Shands
Senior Investigator


As a retired police lieutenant who spent several years as an undercover Narcotics Agent, Gwendolyn Shands specializes in criminal and civil investigations.

A native Detroiter, Ms. Shands spent 20 years of her career with The City of Detroit Police Department. During her tenure with the department she was awarded several awards and citations for her outstanding work.


Ms. Shands is an expert in background investigations and Criminal and Civil Investigations, Executive Protection Details, and Safety and Security Assessments. She also served as an Executive Protection Officer for the Mayor of the City of Detroit before retiring.




  • University of Michigan, BS, Marketing

  • University of Michigan, Masters, Urban Planning & Design



  • Lean Six Sigma Certified




Atlanta Criminal Defense Attorney, Atlanta Small Business Attorney
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