Lorin D. Snyder is an experienced trial attorney specializing in personal injury and wrongful death cases based on toxic tort, premises liability and product liability. He has first-chaired nine jury trials to verdict. He has first-chaired 12 jury trials that resulted in favorable results prior to verdict in cases involving complex toxic tort claims often involving as many as 25 different parties. Mr. Snyder has first-chaired two bench trials to verdict. A sampling of his more recent trial experience follows as a footnote to this biography.
Mr. Snyder received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the California State University of San Diego in 1990. He received a Juris Doctor degree from the Whittier College School of Law in 1993.
Mr. Snyder is admitted to practice before the California Supreme and State Courts and the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and he is also admitted to practice before the Colorado Supreme and State Courts.
From 2000-2001, Mr. Snyder served as the President of the Barristers for the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the largest section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association with over 7,000 members. In addition, he was a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Executive Committee and Board of Trustees. Mr. Snyder presently serves as a Member of the Judicial Elections Evaluation Committee for the Los Angeles County Bar Association where he participates in the evaluation of all candidates running for contested judicial elections in Los Angeles County. A report of the Committee’s evaluation of the candidates is made available to members of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the general public.
Additionally, Mr. Snyder has authored several articles for the Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine: Los Angeles Lawyer, Three Reasons to Do Something Fun (March 1999, Vol. 22, No. 1); Los Angeles Lawyer, The Importance of Courtroom Basics (Nov. 1999, Vol. 22, No. 8); Los Angeles Lawyer, How to file a Lawsuit (April 2000, Vol. 23, No. 14);
Los Angeles Lawyer, Procedural Basics for the Online Law Office (July/Aug. 2000, Vol. 23, No. 16); Los Angeles Lawyer, Coping With a Pro Per Litigant (July/August 2001, Vol. 24, No. 5).