Law Office of Howard A Snader

A certified specialist in criminal law by the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization since 1995, Mr. Snader has the experience to get results. Working throughout Arizona with his principal practice in the Phoenix, Scottsdale metro area, he began his practice of law in 1990.

As an expert in criminal defense, he has defended hundreds of cases involving DUI and other alcohol related driving offenses and drug offenses, Mr. Snader is also an expert in defending cases involving aggravated assault, domestic violence, gun related crimes, sex crimes, child pornography, internet pornography and fraud. He will take your case seriously. And, as a sole practitioner, he will handle it personally.

Mr. Snader received his J.D. the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College in 1987 having previously earned a B.S. in Psychology in 1984 from Arizona State University. He is a member in good standing of the State Bar of Arizona, the Maricopa County Bar Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Snader began working as a law clerk and bailiff for the Honorable William T. Moroney of the Maricopa County Superior Court. He later clerked for an insurance defense firm for approximately one year before becoming a prosecutor for the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, prosecuting hundreds of felony and misdemeanor cases.

Mr. Snader became a board certified specialist in criminal law in 1995. He was recertified in 2000. His trial skills are formidable. He has successfully defended several complicated cases lasting months in trial. While an early dismissal is certainly desirable, he will not hesitate to go to trial to get the best results for his clients.

A seasoned criminal law specialist, Mr. Snader knows the system inside and out. He is a former prosecutor, has taught criminal law in several paralegal schools and is a frequent lecturer to law enforcement agencies and other attorneys. He knows the system and he knows the players. He will use his formidable knowledge and experience to fight for you.