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Meet Attorney Aaron J. Shnider.

With over 13 years of qualified experience, the Best Attorney in San Jose Attorney Aaron J. Shnider has been handling serious criminal charges as a trial attorney. He is also the founder of the Shnider Law Firm, with himself leading the team as a trial attorney. When he was a teenager, he realized his passion for defending criminally accused individuals led him to become an industry-renowned attorney.

Attorney Aaron J. Shnider, will exploit any weaknesses in the evidence against you by understanding how law enforcement and prosecutors conduct investigations, collect evidence, and approach their cases. A thorough understanding of California’s legal system can be especially beneficial when it comes to reducing or dismissing charges or obtaining favorable verdicts.

During his time as a prosecutor, Attorney Shnider quickly became known for handling specific yet severe felony cases. He advised law enforcement during investigations and handled cases through sentencing. This experience prosecuting cases and Attorney Shnider’s extensive experience as a criminal defense attorney allow him to defend his clients aggressively in the areas where he is most expert at. To beat a prosecutor helps to know how to think like one.

After being a prosecutor, Attorney Shnider briefly worked as a deputy public defender. This experience confirmed his desire to represent the accused; however, he needed help in a system that prevents sufficient attention for every client. Attorney Shnider knew that the best way to help those facing serious criminal charges was to open Shnider Law Firm and serve as their trial attorney.

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At our law firm, we understand the profound impact that facing criminal allegations can have on individuals and their families. Our staff have firsthand experience navigating the complexities of the legal system, as some members of our team have faced similar legal challenges. We empathize with the struggles you may be encountering and are here to provide compassionate support during this difficult time.

Our team is committed to offering not only expert legal guidance but also a caring and understanding approach to address your needs comprehensively. Our goal is to provide you with the support and resources necessary to achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

No matter the complexity of your situation, you can trust our experienced staff to advocate fiercely on your behalf and to be there for you every step of the way. Your peace of mind and well-being are our top priorities, and we are here to help in any way we can.

Best Criminal Defence Attorney Aaron J. Shnider

Mr. Shnider´s About Me

With over 13 years of qualified experience, Attorney Aaron J. Shnider has been handling serious criminal charges as a trial attorney. He is also the founder of the Shnider Law Firm, with himself leading the team as a trial attorney. When he was a teenager, he realized his passion for defending criminally accused individuals led him to become an industry-renowned attorney.

Attorney Aaron J. Shnider, will exploit any weaknesses in the evidence against you by understanding how law enforcement and prosecutors conduct investigations, collect evidence, and approach their cases. A thorough understanding of California’s legal system can be especially beneficial when it comes to reducing or dismissing charges or obtaining favorable verdicts.

Andrew Vandeveld, Attorney

Andy Vandeveld is a dedicated and experienced criminal defense attorney known for unwavering commitment to justice and his clients. With a strong background in criminal law, Andy has successfully represented numerous individuals facing a wide range of charges. His dedication to thorough case preparation and effective courtroom representation has resulted in numerous dismissals, reduced charges and acquittals.
Andy understands the stress and uncertainty that individuals facing criminal charges may experience, and he provides compassionate and client-centered, personalized legal approach to each client and each case. He provides support throughout the legal process.

The Victorian Law Offices 181 Devine Street
The Victorian Law Offices 181 Devine Street

David Lamb, Paralegal

David has over 23 years of rich experience across various legal domains. A graduate from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, he is twice the recipient of the prestigious “American Jurisprudence Award” and a graduate with distinction. David was a Deputy Public Defender IV at San Diego Public Defender’s Office for nearly twenty years where he conducted more than 100 jury trials to verdict and over 35 juvenile adjudications as well as successfully defended several high-profile media cases. He was also the Head of Recruitment & Training. While working as a Public Defender, he also was an Instructor of Criminal Law & Procedure within the University of San Diego’s Paralegal Program. He also received the Distinguished Instructor Award during this period for his utter dedication toward teaching and valuable contribution to legal education.

Ben Adams, Paralegal

Having personally weathered representation by criminal defense attorneys, Ben has come to appreciate, first-hand, the importance of a team which not only zealously advocates for its clients, but which also intimately understands the day-to-day realities of being accused of life-changing allegations. In addition to lending a profoundly empathetic ear to the experiences and concerns of our firm’s clients, Ben is also committed to using his years of complex negotiation experience to devise creative solutions and search for novel strategies to favorably resolve cases.

The Victorian Law Offices 181 Devine Street
The Victorian Law Offices 181 Devine Street

Pablo Molina, Paralegal

Born in the beautiful country of Colombia, he is a dedicated paralegal with 3 years of experience providing comprehensive support to legal professionals. Proven ability to manage a high volume of legal tasks while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail. Skilled in leveraging technology to streamline processes and enhance productivity. Excels at building rapport with clients and providing exceptional customer service. Possesses a solutions-oriented mindset and consistently seeks out creative approaches to resolve challenges.

Jose Duarte, Paralegal

Jose Duarte, is from the beautiful tropical country of Nicaragua, located in Central America. He is a Paralegal with Shnider Law firm and loves communicating with clients, learning more about their cases and the situation they are going through, and assisting them in finding a good resolution in such a difficult time of their lives. When he is not immersed in legal assistance, he is usually following the Spanish and British football leagues and spends quality time with friends and family.

The Victorian Law Offices 181 Devine Street
The Victorian Law Offices 181 Devine Street

Florence Layon, Executive assistant

Florence, originally a pharmacist by profession, found new avenues during the pandemic and now serves as an executive assistant to Attorney Shnider. She is passionate about aiding others to the fullest extent of her capabilities.

Outside of work, Florence dedicates her time to supporting the chapel and her affiliated organization. In envisioning her retirement, she dreams of a simple life, ideally spending her days in a humble hut, embracing tranquility for the rest of her days.

Jennifer Caballero, Legal assistant

Jennifer was born in Costa Rica where they say ¨Pura Vida¨(Pure life). She is a dedicated legal assistant here to assist you with your legal troubles. With over three years of experience within the legal system, she arrives with a mission and passion for aiding those in need, she will strive to make your legal journey as smooth and stress-free as possible. Ensuring that you receive the assistance and advocacy you deserve. During her spare time, she loves exploring the outdoors through hiking and camping in her state. She’s an adventurer at heart, eager to travel the world, meet new people, experience diverse cultures, and savor delicious cuisines.

The Victorian Law Offices 181 Devine Street
The Victorian Law Offices 181 Devine Street

Elmira Shahriari , Marketing Research Analyst

Dr. Elmira Shahriari is a seasoned Market Research Analyst at Shnider Law Firm, boasting over seven years of experience in the field. With a Ph.D. in Business Administration, specializing in Marketing and Consumer Behavior, Elmira is adept at leveraging data-driven insights to inform strategic decisions. Her role involves gathering and analyzing market data to identify patterns and opportunities, contributing significantly to the firm’s strategic direction. Prior to joining the firm, Elmira served as an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Georgia Southern University, where she led various research projects and demonstrated her commitment to advancing knowledge in the field. Passionate about mentorship and personal development, Elmira is dedicated to helping individuals unlock their potential and achieve their goals.

about shnider law firm

Shnider Law Firm was founded in 2011 by Aaron J. Shnider to provide a client-centered approach to criminal defense. Attorney Shnider focuses only on a handful of felony charges and has gained expertise in these charges. As a result, each client receives exceptional results due to personalized attention, collaborative efforts, and communication.

Attorney Shnider has practiced in courthouses throughout the United States but now focuses on State and Federal cases in the Bay Area. He uses his nationally tested skills to provide clients in Northern California with aggressive and tenacious representation.

  • Over 13 years of successful criminal defense career
  • Hundreds of clients are protected from high felony charges
  • Reduced jail time for minor charges against clients
  • Professional and confidential throughout the case.

Shnider Law Firm has been a cornerstone of professional criminal defense and legal counseling. Your severe and complicated felony charges need absolute resolution. Let Shnider Law Firm with their Best Attorney in San Jose, help you and win the case with the utmost expertise and a decade’s worth of criminal defense experience.

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