Skip to main content

Howard A Snader

About me

Born and raised in Arizona, I grew up loving the practice of law.  There is something about the competitive nature of law that really excites me.  Walking out of court with the client's appreciation for the hard work put into his case is the best feeling.


 


When not practicing law, I try to practice magic.... still not great at it, but trying.


 


I enjoy hiking and bikeriding.  I will challenge my kids to any competition:  all sports with a ball, but not anything on a board.  The kids would kill me on a skateboard.  I am too old for that!


 


I love to read and spend nights with the family.  When my practice permits, the occassional trip to Disneyland or San Fransicso is always relaxing.

More 

Photos and videos

397211 1405447024

397211 1405446984

397211 1405446865

397211 1272054908

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Domestic Violence: 30%
    27 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    27 years, 4 thousand cases
  3. Sex Crime: 25%
    27 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. DUI & DWI: 20%
    27 years, 1 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

23 total 

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer

  • Adam A Studnicki

    Mr. Snader's continuing dedication to the law and his clients is admirable.

    More 

    Adam Studnicki Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William G. Berggren

    Howard Snader is one of the most talented and hard working attorneys I know. He is well respected in the community and I would without hesitation refer clients in need of criminal defense to him!

    More 

    William Berggren Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Office of Howard A. Snader

5070 North 40th Street
Ste. 235
Phoenix, AZ, 85018

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 198803/30/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist- RenewedState Bar of Arizona2010
Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist-RenewedState Bar of Arizona2005
Lead CounselLawInfo.com2001
Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist-RenewedState Bar of Arizona2000
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal LawState Bar of Arizona1995
Admitted to the State Bar of ArizonaState Bar of Arizona1988
Outstanding Young Man of AmericaOutstanding Young Men of America1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner, Attorney at LawLaw Office of Howard A. Snader1997 - Present
Associate CounselPhillips and Associates1993 - 1997
AssociateLaw Office of O. Joseph Chornenky1990 - 1993
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyMaricopa County -Attorney's Ofc1989 - 1990
Law Clerk/ BailiffMaricopa County Superior Court1987 - 1988
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
LeTip InternationalMembership Chair, Camelback Corridor Chapter2013 - Present
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2010 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present
Maricopa County Bar Associationmember1997 - Present
Arizona Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
North Phoenix Chamber of CommerceBoard of Directors2014 - 2015
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Arizona v. SKTrial, 7 not guilty verdicts, 1 guilty verdict. Original offer was prison for a couple of decades. With the one conviction, client received probation and NO jail.
See all legal cases 
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCDomestic Violence – A Belated Valentine’s Day Gift2016
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCCriminally Stupid: The Poor Choices Young Adults Are Bound To Make2016
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCDomestic Violence in Arizona2016
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCWhen is Domestic Violence a Felony?2016
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCSexual Exploitation of a Minor: A Basic Insight2016
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCProtecting Your Information From The Government: Search And Seizure: What You Need To Know2016
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCCriminal Procedure 101: A Basic Primer2016
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCHow Can I Possibly Defend Those People?2016
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCClient Just Stopped For A DUI: Basic Issues To Consider2016
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCCollateral Damage After a Conviction in Arizona2016
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCDomestic Violence Charges Have YOU Down? Here's What To Do2016
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCFALSE CONFESSIONS: How Speaking to Police Can Ruin Your Life!2016
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCMedical Privilege: Protecting Yourself When It No Longer Exists In A Criminal Investigation2016
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCHow Can I Possibly Defend Those People?2016
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCProbable Cause Hearings: What to Expect After Your Client’s Initial Appearance2015
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCProbation: A Babysitter With Real Teeth2015
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCDomestic Violence: The Unforeseen Consequences2015
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCCriminal Sentencing in Arizona: Want to go to jail; you’re in the right State!2015
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCPicking a Jury: Part Science, Part Art, Part Luck2015
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCCommon DUI Myths2015
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCPROBATION: A Basic Understanding2015
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCThe Ultimate Guide to Posting a Bond in a Criminal Case2015
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCAllocution: Preparing Your Client To Address The Court At Sentencing2015
Snader Law Group WebsitePreparing Your Client After Getting Arrested2015
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCDomestic Violence: Always In The News…2015
Law Office of Howard L. Snader, LLCChoosing The Right Criminal Defense Attorney2015
Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)Evidence Discovery in Internet Pornography Cases2011
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Arizona State UniversityPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
State Bar of Arizona LuncheonCriminal Law for the Sole Practitioner2014
The Nuts and Bolts of DUI Cases in ArizonaDUI investigation, defense, and trial tactics2005
The Nuts and Bolts of DUI Cases in ArizonaDUI defense and practices2004
I Said What? Common MIstakes in Witness Interviews and TestimonyWitness Preparation and Testimony2004

Recent Posts