Why choose James H. Snyder?

James H. Snyder, Jr., Trial Attorney

1. Practicing Law since 1988.
2. Admitted to practice law in all Courts of the State of Tennessee and the United States Supreme Court.
3. Able to represent clients at all levels of court.
4. Served as Prosecutor (6 years), Juvenile Court Referee (8 years), and currently a private attorney for over 20 years.
5. Has successfully resolved Thousands of cases including multiple complex lengthy trials.

Education and Early Career

James H. Snyder, Jr. graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1987. And, upon graduation clerked for the Honorable Joe D. Duncan, Presiding Judge of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals until September 1, 1990.

On September 1, 1990, James H. Snyder, Jr. joined the District Attorney General’s Office for the Fifth Judicial District (Blount County, Tennessee) until going into private practice on September 1, 1996.

Recent Experience

Since 1996 James H. Snyder, Jr. has focused on helping people who need assistance with family matters: Divorces (either contested and uncontested), Post-divorce matters (such as child custody and child support), Adoptions (including step-parent, agreed and contested hearings) and Criminal Defense related to family law matters including Domestic Assault, Stalking, Harassment, and various other misdemeanors and felonies.

James H. Snyder, Jr. is recognized as an attorney who is willing to aggressively litigate the most difficult cases but because of his preparation is able resolve his clients’ legal matters through mediation or settlement negotiations.

James H. Snyder, Jr. recognizes that properly providing for your family and loved ones using personalized Wills and Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives, establishment of Conservatorships, and, ultimately, providing dignified professional legal service for the probate of estates is an integral part of being a family law attorney.

  • I can only say good things about Mr. Snyder and his work. My family had to deal with some legal issues several years ago. Mr. Snyder was very honest and upfront about every detail of the process, he kept us all informed as the process played out, and was always prepared.

    Having never dealt with the legal system before it was an incredibly scary experience for us all. However Mr. Snyder made that process as least painful as possible, and for that my family will forever be thankful.

    One thing that you will notice if you hire Mr. Snyder is that he is very respected within the legal community. I can only believe that if Mr. Snyder takes your case then his reputation is on the line personally and professionally, and if he takes your case he has the respect of the legal community.

    I would recommend to anyone to talk with Mr. Snyder if you need help legally. He is professional, honest, fair, affordable, and his integrity is above and beyond.

    Brian K
    Contested Child Custody
  • Attorney Snyder is very knowledgeable and helpful.
  • Knowledgeable, Caring, and Experienced. I had to go through a very complicated parental relocation/custody case, and Mr. Snyder was there for my family every step of the way. He answered every question I had honestly, efficiently, and went out of his way to make me feel secure in the situation. I cannot imagine anyone else taking the time that he did to ease my anxiety about this life-changing move. Thanks to him, my family is together, happy and thriving in our new home. We owe that all to Mr. Snyder.
    Divorce Case 2016
  • Excellent Attorney. James Snyder has been our family attorney for nearly a decade. He has been to court, filed Powers of Attorney, and given general legal advice for us. He is professional, knowledgeable, and compassionate. I would definitely recommend him to anyone.