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My promise is to put people first. You will receive competent legal advice as to what's best for you; not me. You will be treated like a person without judgment and with compassion. I believe in standing up for people against abusive creditors, banks and mortgage companies.


Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 60%
    15 years
  2. Chapter 7: 40%
    15 years, 1 thousand cases



Free consultation (45 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Alexander Jacob Winston

    Mr. Snyder has a wealth of knowledge concerning bankruptcy and debt-related legal issues. And he has a true passion for helping consumers in their difficulties with creditors. Whenever our firm encounters a bankruptcy question that we cannot answer ourselves, Mr. Snyder is our first phone call.


    Alexander Winston DUI & DWI Attorney
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  • Frederick Walter Hoethke

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Brent for many years. He is truly an excellent attorney and extremely knowledgeable in the areas of bankruptcy and FDCPA law. Brent is a lawyer other lawyers go to with legal questions!


    Frederick Hoethke Personal Injury Attorney
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Contact info

Banks & Jones

2125 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN, 377921-5855


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Knoxville's Finest LawyerBlank Newspaper2015
Top Attorneys (Bankruptcy)CityView Magazine2015
Top Attorneys (Bankruptcy)City View Magazine2014
Max Gardner's Bankruptcy BootcampMax Gardner2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Brent S. Snyder2011 - Present
AttorneyMayer & Newton2003 - 2011
AttorneyWooden, Ray, Fulton & Scarborough2001 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesN/A2012 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2003 - Present
Knoxville Bar AssociationN/A2003 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationN/A2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Butturini et al v. FarmerAllowed $50,000 homestead
In re HensleyFunds traceable to SSI/SSDI are exempt
In re Ezell, & In re LongReversed by 6th Cicuit on Appeal
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Athens State UniversityPhysiologyBS - Bachelor of Science1995
Athens State UniversityCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Real Estate ForclosureBankruptcy2014
Community Law ProgramConsumer Rights2014