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W Russell Snyder

Litigation Attorney at Venice, FL

5.0   2 reviews
  • Licensed for 50 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1974
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    I handle Estate and Trust dispute cases including will contests

  2. Divorce and separation

  3. Personal injury


W Russell Snyder
355 W Venice Ave
Venice, FL, 342852004

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5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by anonymous | October 27, 2014
Successful Mediation
Russ Snyder is a strong, intelligent lawyer who conducts himself with professionalism and kindness. He offers steady guidance through pre-trial meetings and hours-long mediation. He is a respectful gentleman to his associates and clients. He doesn't waste anybody's time or money. Anyone needing legal assistance with difficult family trust matters would do well to enlist Mr. Snyder.
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Posted by Carole | November 28, 2009
Outstanding and very professional
Russ very skillfully represented me during on of the largest divorce cases in SW Florida. It was a case several other attorneys turned down as being to difficult with ultimately 15 contested hearings. While being extremely knowledgeable and maintaining the highest professional standards I have seen within the legal system, I have nothing but praise for Russ Synder. Russ and his team were also my biggest supporters during this protracted ordeal. His belief in the case, his perseverance, and due diligence paid off. The results were far better than I had expected. Without any reservation, I would strongly recommend Russ as a personal attorney and value his continued advice.
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  • Hourly Rates $ 350-375 per hour
  • Contingency 25%-40%
Payment methods
Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)


  • University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1973
  • Bradley University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1967

Sample of Legal Cases

  • David P Johnson v William E Clark
  • Jury Verdict for Plaintiff for $1 million
  • Fox v Orkin Exterminating
  • Jury verdict for Plaintiffs of $2 million


  • Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present
  • Judge John M Scheb American Inn of Court
  • President
  • 2005 - 2006
  • Sarasota County Bar Association, Probate Section
  • Chairman of Litigation Sub-section
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Florida Bar 12th Circuit UPL Committee
  • Chairman
  • 2000 - 2003
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2016
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer since 1985
  • The Florida Bar Board of Certification
  • 1985

Speaking Engagements

  • Estate Planning and Probate Section Luncheon
  • Disinheritance
  • 2015

Attorney endorsements

Received (10)
Given (6)
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Litigation Attorney | Jul 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Russ is an intelligent, skilled, and ethical attorney who is a great advocate for his clients. I endorse Russ without reservation."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 22
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this talented and knowledgeable attorney, who is well-respected in the legal community."
Family Attorney | Oct 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Russ is an outstanding lawyer who works his hardest to obtain the best result for his client."
Litigation Attorney | Jan 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. I have personally witnessed Russ' skill during a four week federal trial involving libel and slander issues. At the end of the day, Russ obtained a $1 million verdict. Additionally, as I have grown up in Venice and have known Russ for over 20 years, I can say that Russ is one of the pillars of our community and is lauded for his community involvement as well as being a successful father and husband. I recommend Russ without hesitation."
Probate Attorney | Nov 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have been opposing counsel, co-counsel, and even a client of Russ' and he is smart, agrgressive, professional and practical. I highly endorse him."
Litigation Attorney | Nov 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. I have worked with him and referred cases to him many times over the past 20 years and have always been impressed with his skill, demeanor and work ethic. I recommend him highly."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Nov 18
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
Litigation Attorney | Nov 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"In addition to his excellent litigation experience and credentials, Russ has developed great experience in the area of Wills, Trusts and Estate Litigation. As Wills, Trusts and Estates attorneys that do not handle litigation matters, we do not hesitate to refer our litigation matters to Russ."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Nov 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Snyder is an excellent attorney who specializes in domestic relations cases and cases involving estates and trusts. I have referred clients to him over the years and all have been pleased with his services. He has a strong work ethic and is a person of integrity."
Litigation Attorney | Oct 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. "Russ" Snyder is one of the most capable, intelligent, and ethical attorneys with whom I have had the pleasure of working. Many years ago, Russ and I worked together. Thereafter, we acted as co-counsel. I have always held Russ in the highest regard and know that he enjoys an excellent reputation in the legal community. I could not endorse anyone more highly!"
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Estate planning
Securities and investment fraud