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Darla Katherine Snead

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With 18 years experience as a Civil & Criminal Trial Attorney, Darla K. Snead has the experience you can trust to help you with your legal matter.  During her legal career, she has tried over 100 cases involving both criminal offenses and civil matters, including personal injury, wrongful death and family law cases.  Ms. Snead is a Polk County, Florida native and began her career in the State Attorney's Office in Bartow, Florida.  Ms. Snead has effectively represented clients in various areas of the law including criminal defense, divorce and family law, personal injury law and wrongful death (auto accidents and premises), entertainment and business law.  Call for a free consultation!


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 30%
  2. Criminal Defense: 27%
    12 years
  3. Personal Injury: 27%
    16 years
  4. Family: 11%
  5. Entertainment: 5%



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
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  • Alberto Marino Quirantes Jr.

    When you need a lawyer with trial experience, you want to pick a lawyer that was a former prosecutor. When you want a heavy hitting, and well connected attorney on your personal injury and Family law case, or if you are in a bind with the law on a criminal case, look no further than Darla Snead. Darla is well respected by her colleagues and liked by her clients. For these reasons I highly endorse Darla Snead as your attorney when you are in the need for legal services in the Lakeland area.


    Alberto Quirantes Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Darla K. Snead, P.L.

609 MidFlorida Dr., Ste. 2
Lakeland, FL, 33813


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199811/12/2015
FLMember in Good Standing199701/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Advocacy - Certificate of MeritThomas M. CooleyN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyDarla K. Snead, P.L.2009 - Present
PartnerCrawford, Bracken & Snead, P.A.2003 - 2009
AssociateRuff, Weidenaar & Reidy2001 - 2003
Assistant State's AttorneyCook County State's Attorney's Office2000 - 2001
AssociateO'Brien & Somer1999 - 2000
Assistant State AttorneyState Attorney's Office - Bartow FL1997 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lakeland Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Florida Bar, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionMember2014 - Present
Florida Bar, Family Law SectionMember2013 - Present
Florida Bar, Criminal Law SectionMember2009 - Present
US Middle District - Federal CourtAdmitted to Practice2009 - Present
Florida Bar, Grievance CommitteePast Chair2009 - 2012
Florida BarAdmitted to Practice1997 - Present
Polk County Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1996