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 - 2021
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
    • 60%Criminal Defense
    • 40%Criminal Defense: 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 16 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

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

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Criminal Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Chapter, Traffic Stops and Reasonable Suspicion, Florida Bar Traffic Court Rules Committee, 1991
    • 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
    • Attacking the Blood, The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1994
    • Attacking the Blood, Lorman Education Services Seminar, Jacksonville, 1994
    • Attacking the Blood, Lorman Education Services Seminar, Orlando, 1994
    • Use of Experts in DUI Cases, The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee
    • Use of Experts in DUI Cases, The Traffic Court Rules Committee
    • Blood, Breath and Tears: The Anatomy of a DUI Manslaughter Case, 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 II: Hospital and Legal Blood Issues, The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Fall, 1995
    • Intoxilyzer 5000 Series, Cross Examination of the Prosecution Expert, National College for DUI Defense, 1996
    • The Art of Practicing Criminal Law: A Guide to Effective Litigation, "Search and Seizure Overview", The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee Seminar, 1992
    • DUI Defense in the 1990's, "What is New in Pre-Trial Motion Practice", The Florida Bar General Practice Section Seminar, 1992
    • 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
    • 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
    • Bridge the Gap Seminar, "Criminal Law", The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee, March, 1994
    • Bridge the Gap Seminar, "Criminal Law", The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee, October, 1994
    • Strategies in Handling DUI Cases, "Attacking the Blood", Lorman Education Services Seminar, Jacksonville, 1994
    • Florida Strategies in Handling DUI Cases, "Attacking the Blood", Lorman Education Services Seminar, Orlando, 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
    • 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
    • Editor of the DUI NOTES column which appears in the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers publication, THE DEFENDER.
    • Invited faculty instructor in the 1996 session presented at Harvard Law School
    • Past Editor of the CRIMINAL LAW SECTION column which appeared monthly in the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers publication THE JOURNAL.

    Educational Background:

    • Lambuth College, Jackson, TN., B.A., Major: English, 1979
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    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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