Philadelphia Attorney Marni Snyder is the firm’s managing partner. Her areas of concentration include criminal law and special education law. She is a Philadelphia native, Villanova Public Interest Fellow. Marni has tried thousands of misdemeanor cases, hundreds of felony bench trials, and many jury trials before various judges in the Criminal Justice Center.
After clerking for the Honorable Carolyn Engel Temin in the Homicide Division of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, she served for five years as an assistant defender in the Defender Association of Philadelphia. She quickly made her way to the Major Trial Unit, trying serious cases to a jury.
Most recently, she was an associate at Fox Rothschild, L.L.P. in the Labor and Employment Division / School Law Section handling special education matters in the School District of Philadelphia. Marni also has extensive experience in juvenile delinquency in Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties, and has used her knowledge of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to serve her criminal clients in a more dynamic way.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Bernard Seigal Fellowship Recipient||Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||2013|
|Public Interest Scholar Recipient||Villanova University School of Law||2003|
|Owner||Law Offices of M.J. Snyder, L.L.C.||2012 - Present|
|Associate||Fox Rothschild, LLP Attorneys At Law||2012 - 2012|
|Assistant Defender||Defender Association Of Philadelphia||2007 - 2012|
|Law Clerk to the Honorable Carolyn Engel Temin||First Judicial District Of Pennsylvania||2006 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2012 - Present|
|Philadelphia Bar Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||2012 - 2013|
|National Association of Women Judges||Attorney Member||2006 - 2006|
|Villanova University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Pennsylvania State University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|PA Sentencing Commission Public Hearing||Risk Assessment at Sentencing||2017|
|Commonwealth v. Anthony Allen||Not guilty of all charges|
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