Michael J. Snure

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Winter Park, FL

Michael J. Snure, P.A.
 | 425 W New England Ave, Suite 200
Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone: 407-469-6200
Fax: 407-645-0805
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Michael J. Snure is the founder of the Winter Park law firm of Michael J. Snure, P.A. Since founding his firm, Mr. Snure has focused on providing high-quality criminal defense services to accused individuals living throughout the Orlando area and surrounding South Florida. Thanks to his long record of success and dedication to justice, clients from throughout the region turn to Mr. Snure for help when facing a variety of charges, including the following:

  • Driving under the influence
  • Drug crimes
  • Internet crimes
  • Homicide
  • Robbery
  • Sex crimes
  • White collar crimes
  • Criminal appeals

Mr. Snure began his legal career in 1982 after earning his law degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law and receiving the Arkansas Supreme Court's approval for him to practice law in the state. In 1983, The Florida Bar granted him admission, and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court have all since followed suit.

Over the course of his nearly 35-year legal career, attorney Snure has built a reputation as one of Central Florida's leading criminal defense attorneys. He has a "Superb" rating from Avvo, and he has received an AV Preeminent peer-review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, Orlando magazine named him one of the city's top attorneys, and The Best Lawyers in America has included him on its list of the nation's best attorneys.

As a criminal trial law board-certified attorney, Mr. Snure is a valued member of the legal community. He has served as president of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and he is a founding member of The National College for DUI Defense.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (60%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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About Michael Snure

Admitted: 1983, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://snurepa.com/team-member/mike-snure/

Honors/Awards:

  • Outstanding Young Man of America, 1988
  • "Super Lawyer" by Law and Politics, 2007
  • "Super Lawyer" by Law and Politic, 2006
  • Awarded the highest rating for ability and ethics by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Leading Attorney in Criminal Law

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Criminal Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
  • Florida, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1983
  • Arkansas, 1982
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, Past President - 2005-2006
  • National College for DUI Defense, Founding Member
  • Arkansas Bar Association, Member
  • Seminole County Legal Aid Society, Former President
  • Seminole County Bar Association, Member
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member
  • Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Intoxilyzer 5000 Series, Cross Examination of the Prosecution Expert, National College for DUI Defense, 1996
  • Blood, Breath and Tears II: Hospital and Legal Blood Issues, The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Fall, 1995
  • Cutting Edge Issues in Criminal Law, "Blood, Breath and Tears: The Anatomy of a DUI Manslaughter Case", The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 1994 Fall CLE Seminar, 1994
  • Walking the Line of DUI, "Use of Experts in DUI Cases", The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and The Traffic Court Rules Committee and Criminal Law Section Seminar, 1994
  • Florida Strategies in Handling DUI Cases, "Attacking the Blood", Lorman Education Services Seminar, Orlando, 1994
  • Strategies in Handling DUI Cases, "Attacking the Blood", Lorman Education Services Seminar, Jacksonville, 1994
  • D.U.I. Blood, Breath and Tears, A Seminar for the D.U.I. Practitioner, "Attacking the Blood, The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1994
  • Use of Experts in DUI and DUI Manslaughter Cases, The Florida Bar General Practice Section Seminar, 1994
  • Blood, Breath and Tears: The Anatomy of a DUI Manslaughter Case, The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1994
  • Attacking the Blood, Lorman Education Services Seminar, Orlando, 1994
  • Attacking the Blood, Lorman Education Services Seminar, Jacksonville, 1994
  • Attacking the Blood, The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1994
  • Traffic and DUI Seminar, "Dealing With License Suspension Problems, How to Set Aside Convictions, How to Get Suspensions Off Your Client's Driving Record, Post Conviction Relief, Coram Nobis, Drivers License Transcripts", The Florida Bar and Criminal Lawyers Section, 1993
  • Dealing With License Suspension Problems, How to Set Aside Convictions, How to Get Suspensions Off Your Client's Driving Record, Post Conviction Relief, Coram Nobis, Drivers License Transcripts, The Florida Bar and Criminal Lawyers Section, 1993
  • DUI Defense in the 1990's, "What is New in Pre-Trial Motion Practice", The Florida Bar General Practice Section Seminar, 1992
  • The Art of Practicing Criminal Law: A Guide to Effective Litigation, "Search and Seizure Overview", The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee Seminar, 1992
  • Chapter, Traffic Stops and Reasonable Suspicion, Florida Bar Traffic Court Rules Committee, 1991
  • Past Editor of the CRIMINAL LAW SECTION column which appeared monthly in the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers publication THE JOURNAL.
  • Invited faculty instructor in the 1996 session presented at Harvard Law School
  • Editor of the DUI NOTES column which appears in the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers publication, THE DEFENDER.
  • Bridge the Gap Seminar, "Criminal Law", The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee, October, 1994
  • Bridge the Gap Seminar, "Criminal Law", The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee, March, 1994
  • Use of Experts in DUI Cases, The Traffic Court Rules Committee
  • Use of Experts in DUI Cases, The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee

Educational Background:

  • Lambuth College, Jackson, TN., B.A., Major: English, 1979
Find Me Online
Website - www.snurepa.com
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Office Location for Michael J. Snure

425 W New England Ave
Suite 200
Winter Park, FL 32789

Phone: 407-469-6200

Fax: 407-645-0805

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Last Updated: 1/8/2019

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