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What is Mediation?

Posted: September 24, 2020

Mediation in Legal Disputes Mediation is a process in which parties come together to try to resolve a legal dispute.  In Florida, mediation is ordered by the court in every personal injury case when a lawsuit is filed.  Below is an outline of what to expect during the mediation process. The Mediator A mediator is… Read More

Attorney Snedaker Receives Recognition

Posted: September 10, 2020

Attorney Shannon Snedaker received an honorable recognition for being the founding member of Seminole County Florida Association for Women Lawyers.  As the founding member, she served as the inaugural President for the organization from 2018 – 2020.  The organization, which is a chapter of the state Florida Association for Women Lawyers, was established in November… Read More

Attorney Snedaker Interviewed by CBC News

Posted: September 2, 2020

Attorney Shannon Snedaker, who represents individuals who have been victims of human trafficking, was interviewed by CBC News regarding the class action lawsuit filed against Peter Nygard.  Mr. Nygard, a former fashion executive, has been accused of sexually assaulting several women over the course of multiple decades.  The class action lawsuit filed against Mr. Nygard… Read More

What is a Hearing?

Posted: August 24, 2020

You may have heard the term “hearing” before as it relates to law.  A hearing is a court proceeding when a particular issue is brought before a judge to determine the outcome of that specific issue.  You may have heard this term before and not fully understood it.  This article outlines what issues go before… Read More

What Happens after My Personal Injury Case Settles?

Posted: August 20, 2020

What Happens at the End of my Personal Injury Case? Ninety-seven percent of personal injury claims in the State of Florida settle prior to going to trial. Many clients ask the same questions…’what happens after my case settles?’, ‘when will I get paid?’, ‘what is a release?’, ‘do I have to pay my providers?’  Even… Read More

A Paralegal’s Role in a Personal Injury Case

Posted: August 3, 2020

Why is a paralegal involved in my case?  This is a question that is frequently asked when a personal injury attorney is hired for a claim.  While paralegals are not attorneys, they do assist attorneys in many ways throughout the litigation process.  Below is an outline of the different ways a paralegal plays a vital… Read More

Attorney Snedaker Appointed to JNC

Posted: July 7, 2020

On July 2, 2020, Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Attorney Shannon Snedaker to the 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission.  Attorney Snedaker was among the 75 recent appointments made by Governor DeSantis.  As a member of the 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, Attorney Snedaker will vet potential judges for Seminole and Brevard Counties.  A judicial vacancy may… Read More

Meeting a Personal Injury Attorney

Posted: July 7, 2020

Meeting with a personal injury for the first time can be somewhat intimidating for some individuals.  However, like anything else, knowing what to expect in the first meeting can make the process feel much more comfortable.  Below are some things to expect during the first meeting with a personal injury attorney. Tell Your Story During… Read More

Trials Suspended: Don’t Delay Representation

Posted: June 11, 2020

Despite moving into Phase 2 of reopening the State of Florida, the Florida Supreme Court issued an Order suspending jury trials once again through July 17, 2020.  The Order was entered June 8, 2020, and extended the suspension by another two weeks. According to the memorandum issued by the Florida Supreme Court, resuming jury proceedings… Read More

Jury Trial Pilot Program

Posted: June 5, 2020

The COVID-19 Workgroup created by the Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady selected five circuit courts to test remote technology in conducting jury trials. While Seminole County, located within the 18th Judicial Circuit, was not included in the pilot program, Central Florida is strongly represented in the pilot program.  The following circuits have been… Read More

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