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“Top 100 Trial Lawyer”, “Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer”, “Florida Legal Elite”, “Super Lawyer” and “AV® Preeminent Rated attorney Philip M. Snyder is the managing partner at Lyons, Snyder & Collin, P.A.  Mr. Snyder’s practice areas include personal injury and criminal law.


Prior to founding Lyons, Snyder & Collin, P.A., Mr. Snyder was the managing partner at the LyonsSnyder Law Group, P.A. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Snyder served as a felony prosecutor in Broward County, Florida handling drug crimes, violent crimes, sex crimes and driving-related offenses, including Driving While Under the Influence.  While a prosecutor, Mr. Snyder was twice promoted to the specialized units of Domestic Violence and Economic Crime where he was responsible for investigating and prosecuting Aggravated Domestic Felonies and white collar crimes including Grand Theft, Scheme to Defraud and Tax Evasion. Mr. Snyder has successfully litigated over fifty trials and hundreds of motions.


Currently, Mr. Snyder aggressively litigates all personal injury matters, including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, cycling accidents, slip and falls, trip and falls, premise liability, and bad faith insurance claims.  Additionally, since forming Lyons, Snyder & Collin, P.A. Mr. Snyder has successfully represented hundreds of individuals, including professionals and athletes, going through a divorce or charged with a crime.  Mr. Snyder has been recognized for his numerous published articles in the fields of personal injury, family law and criminal defense.


Mr. Snyder is frequently featured as a legal analyst for Fox News, CNN and HLN in the field of criminal defense and civil litigation.  Mr. Snyder is regularly featured on Fox News Happening Now and has appeared on such shows as The O’Reilly Factor, CNN Newsroom, Fox and Friends, Studio B with Shepard Smith, America’s Newsroom, Jane Valez Mitchell, HLN After Dark, HLN News Now, HLN On the Case, HLN Now in America, HLN Morning Express and HLN Evening Express.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 50%
    12 years



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Ramon Alejandro Blanco-Herrera

    I endorse this lawyer. Phil is a great attorney. We have co-counseled on numerous cases together and I would recommend him without hesitation.


    Ramon Blanco-Herrera Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Adam David Rossen

    Phil is an excellent lawyer who is very knowledgeable and skilled. He works very hard for his clients.


    Adam Rossen Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Lyons, Snyder & Collin, PA

1250 South Pine Island Road
Plantation, FL, 33324


FLMember in Good Standing200406/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
Top Up & ComerSouth Florida Legal Guide2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2014
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Top Young LawyerWall Street Journal2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
AV Preeminent RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ParnerLyons, Snyder & Collin, P.A.2010 - Present
PartnerLyonsSnyder Law Group, P.A.2008 - Present
Legal CommentatorCNN2013 - 2014
Legal CommentatorHLN2013 - 2014
Legal CommentatorFox News2013 - 2014
Special Unit Prosecutor - Economic Crime, Domestic ViolenceState Attorney's Office2004 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Inns of CourtN/A2012 - Present
Jorge Nation FoundationTreasurer2011 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
L.E.A.D. BrowardN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. C.S.Motion to Suppress Granted - Affirmed by the 4th D.C.A.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of FloridaDecision ScienceMA - Masters2001
University of FloridaFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Florida BarPracticing with Professionalism2013
Florida BarPracticing with Professionalism2012