Shannon Snedaker is a trial attorney in Florida. Her passion is helping people get through difficult times and seeking justice on their behalf. She has been practicing accident and injury law exclusively for the entirety of her career.
In her early career Shannon had the privilege of representing some of the largest insurance carriers in the country. This provided her with the opportunity to learn how insurance companies evaluate claims. During her time working for the insurance carriers, Shannon defended their interests throughout Florida and handled complex cases involving catastrophic personal injuries from auto accidents, wrongful death, slip and falls, products liability, and medical malpractice.
As a trial attorney for individuals, Shannon has been able to fulfill her life-long passion of helping people. She has experienced firsthand how catastrophic injuries can affect families. Her brother suffered a brain injury leaving him handicapped at a young age. This incident extended beyond the injuries her brother sustained and affected her entire family. As a personal injury attorney, Shannon has had the pleasure of representing individuals who have been injured in car accidents, slip and fall cases as well as representing individuals who have been injured by medical providers. Shannon’s experience as a personal injury attorney extends beyond representing clients who have been injured in a low impact car accident. She has also handled complex wrongful death claims.
Shannon’s personal experience has not only shaped her as a person but has also helped her empathize and advocate for her clients. Her belief is that each client deserves to be heard and have their interests be the top priority.
Shannon has been honored and recognized for her professional efforts by Martindale Hubbell, an international lawyer rating service that has been rating attorneys for more than 100 years. Through the service her peers rated Shannon as an “AV” and she has been included in their directory of Preeminent Attorneys.
In addition, Shannon was integral in forming a Seminole County chapter of Florida Association for Women Lawyers, an organization that promotes gender equality in the practice of law. It has been her honor to serve as the organization’s inaugural President. Shannon continues to maintain an active role in the organization.
Recently, Shannon was appointed by Governor Desantis to the 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. As a member of the commission, Shannon assists in the process of selecting judges for the 18th Judicial Circuit, which includes Seminole and Brevard County. Shannon was recently selected for the 2020 Woman Leader in The Law award by the Florida Association for Women lawyers. She also was designated as a 2020 Super Lawyer in personal injury in the State of Florida and also named in the 2020 Edition of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, a recognition that is received by just over 1% of active Florida Bar members.
Shannon grew up in Arcadia, California. She relocated to Florida to attend the University of Florida where she received her undergraduate degree. She then attended Barry University Law School in Orlando and has resided in Central Florida since 2003.
Shannon has three children and three stepchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering at the kids’ schools and sports activities. On most the weekends, you can find Shannon cheering on her children from the sidelines of a softball game or choreographing a dance for her their end of year plays.
Shannon is honored to be able to represent victims of personal injury accidents. If you have been involved in an accident or lost a loved one due to the negligence of another, Shannon will work hard for you and for justice.
Highlights & Awards:
- Appointed Governor Desantis to the 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
- Selected for 2020 Woman Leader in The Law
- Super Lawyers Rising Star 2020
- Florida Trend’s Legal Elite 2020
- AVVO Client Choice 2019
- AVVO 10 Rating
- AV Rated by Martindale