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James T Snyder

Personal injury Attorney at Dewitt, NY

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  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 36 years
    New York - NY 40 years
  • Licensed for 36 years
    State DC
    Acquired 1988
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 40 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1984
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

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About James

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Jim is the Managing Shareholder at James T. Snyder Law, PLLC.  He is recognized as a New York Super Lawyer.  Jim began his career as a senior trial attorney with The Legal Aid Society of New York City, in the Brooklyn office of the Criminal Defense Division, where he represented thousands of the poorest New Yorkers accused of crimes. Jim then served as a speechwriter, Senior Staff member, and Assistant Counsel to Governor Mario M. Cuomo in the Executive Chamber in Albany, N.Y. Jim returned to Syracuse and Central New York to practice civil trial law, where he has successfully represented hundreds of injured claimants in motor vehicle, product liability, medical malpractice, and general negligence claims.  Jim is also a Professor in the Political Science Department of Le Moyne College in Syracuse, where he teaches Constitutional Law, Law and Politics, Legal Research and Writing, Legal Process, and Poverty and the Law.

Location

James T. Snyder Law, PLLC
4465 East Genesee Street, No. 255
Dewitt, NY, 13214

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Cost

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  • Contingency 25%-33%

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Professor of Practice, Pre-Law Advisor
  • Le Moyne College
  • 2013 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor, Legal Studies Program
  • Syracuse University
  • 1992 - 2013

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1983
  • Colgate University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1980

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Parke v. Dollar Tree, Inc., ___ A.D.3d ___ (3d Dept. 2017)
  • Hewitt v. Liverpool Central School District, et al., 134 A.D.3d 1507 (4th Dept. 2015)
  • Gates v. Longden, et al., 120 AD3d 980 (4th Dept. 2014)
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Associations

  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2015 - Present
  • U.S. Second Circuit Judicial Council
  • Civic Education Committee
  • 2015 - Present
  • Christ the King Retreat House
  • Board Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University
  • Board Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Board Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Franciscan Northside Ministries Legal Referral Clinic
  • Founder/Director
  • 2000 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • N/A
  • New York State Democratic Committee
  • State Committee Member
  • N/A
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Aurora of Central New York
  • Board Member
  • 2012 - 2016
  • Association of Disability Rights Counsel
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2014
  • Frank H. Hiscock Legal Aid Society
  • Board Member
  • 1997 - 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2022
  • Honor Roll of Pro Bono Service
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • 2014
  • President's Award
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Outstanding Service Award
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Police Service
  • 2009
  • President's Pro Bono Service Attorney Award
  • New York State Bar Association
  • 2003
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Publications

  • Oaths, Affirmations, and Affidavits
  • Carmody-Waite, 2d
  • N/A

Speaking Engagements

  • CLE Lecture
  • "The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit"
  • 2017
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Punitive Damages in Civil Rights Cases"
  • 2017
  • CLE Lecture
  • "No-Fault/Auto Law"
  • 2016
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Applying the Rules of Evidence: What Every Attorney Needs to Know"
  • 2015
  • CLE Lecture
  • "No-Fault/Auto Law"
  • 2015
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Damages in Personal Injury"
  • 2014
  • CLE Lecture
  • "No-Fault/Auto Law"
  • 2014
  • CLE Lecture
  • "The Disk Whisperer -- Digital Forensics for More Than Just Criminal Investigations"
  • 2014
  • CLE Lecture
  • "No-Fault/Auto Law"
  • 2013
  • CLE Lecture
  • "The Basics of Trial Practice - After the Verdict"
  • 2013
  • CLE Lecture
  • "The Mechanics of New York Civil Procedure"
  • 2012
  • CLE Lecture
  • "No-Fault/Auto Law"
  • 2012
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Trucking Litigation and Selected Trucking Injury Topics"
  • 2012
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Gaining the Best Settlement in Auto Injury Cases"
  • 2011
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Successfully Navigating the Appeals Process"
  • 2010
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Strategies for Legal Research on the Web"
  • 2009
  • CLE Lecture
  • "How to Successfully Resolve Automobile Injury Cases"
  • 2008
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Product Liability"
  • 2008
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Taking and Defending Effective Depositions in New York"
  • 2008
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Litigating to Win Through Advanced Trial Advocacy"
  • 2007
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Internet Strategies for Legal Professionals"
  • 2006
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Discovery Skills for Legal Staff in New York"
  • 2006
  • Lecture
  • "Rights of the Intellectually Disabled to Palliative Care"
  • 2004
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Personal Injury in New York"
  • 2004
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Discovery Skills for Legal Staff in New York"
  • 2004
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Personal Injury in New York"
  • 2003
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Damages in Personal Injury"
  • 2003
  • CLE Lecture
  • "Computer Assisted Legal Research for New York Paralegals"
  • 2002
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Dewitt Personal injury Lawyer James T Snyder
James T Snyder
Personal injury Attorney
Dewitt, NY
Licensed for 40 years