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Ms. Snider founded the Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider, APC in 1974.  The 10-attorney firm is devoted exclusively to family law issues with a sub-specialty in complex property issues.  Ms. Snider obtained her Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law in 1973 and her Bachelor of Arts from California Western/United States International University in 1970.  She was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1974 and became a Certified Specialist in Family Law in 1980, the first year in which certification was available.  She is also a Certified Mediator and trained in the Collaborative Divorce™ process.  Ms. Snider is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, the Family Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association and the San Diego Certified Family Law Specialists.  Ms. Snider chaired the subcommittee that promulgated the San Diego Local Rules for business valuations in dissolution actions and serves as a Judge Pro Tem for the San Diego Superior Court Family Law Division.  She has also written various articles and conducted speaking engagements on Family Law and Business Valuations in Divorce.  Ms. Snider is fluent in Swedish.


Languages spoken: Swedish, English

Practice areas


  1. Family: 18%
    41 years
  2. Alimony: 12%
    41 years
  3. Domestic Violence: 12%
    41 years
  4. Child Custody: 12%
    41 years
  5. Other: 46%
  6. More 


Payment types:

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Contact info

Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider, APC

9663 Tierra Grande Street.
Suite 301
San Diego, CA, 92126


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent Peer RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015
San Diego Super Lawyer, Family LawSuper Lawyers2015
San Diego Super Lawyer, Family LawSuper Lawyers2014
San Diego Super Lawyer, Family LawSuper Lawyers2013
San Diego Super Lawyer, Family LawSuper Lawyers2012
San Diego Daily Transcript Top 10 LawyersSan Diego Daily Transcript2006
San Diego County's Top Law FirmsSan Diego Magazine2006
Top CEOSan Diego Magazine2004
Martindale-HubbellAV Preeminent Peer Rating1999
Top 10 LawyerCalifornia Lawyer Magazine1998
Certified Specialist - Family LawState Bar of California1980
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
President/Founding PartnerLaw Offices of Beatrice L. Snider, APC1974 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of Beatrice L. Snider, APC1974 - Present
Judge Pro TemSan Diego Superior Court1995 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Diego County Bar Association - Family Law Action CommitteeChair2009 - Present
San Diego County Business Valuation Sub-committeeChair2008 - 2010
Lawyer's Club of San DiegoMember2005 - Present
Swedish American Chamber of Commerce - USAMember1987 - Present
San Diego County Bar Association Family Law SectionMember1980 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1974 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1974 - 1975
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
San Diego Inn of CourtTrial AdvocacyN/A1978
California Western School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
United States International UniversityN/AN/A1970
University of Southern California Law SchoolLitigation and Settlement of Marital DisputesN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advanced Family Law CourseBusiness Valuations2011
Family Law Section SeminarAppraisals of Closely Held Business Interest in Dissolution of Marriage2006
Family Law Section SeminarBusiness Appraisals Under the San Diego Rules of Court2003