R.F. Michael Snodgrass, Esq.

R.F. Michael Snodgrass

R.F. Michael Snodgrass grew up in Olean, New York (a small town south of Buffalo), went to college in New England, and lived in Washington, DC & and Fairfax, Virginia for a decade before finding his permanent home in Austin, Texas. Mr. Snodgrass received his B.A. in International Relations from Brown University in 2007, his J.D. from Georgetown Law in 2011, and is in his 8th year practicing law and his 5th year running his own law firm. He has been practicing law since 2011 and has extensive experience in Estate Planning and Probate.  He is also a member of the Texas Bar College, an honorary society of lawyers who are among the best trained attorneys in Texas. Its members are qualified attorneys who are interested in both high ethical standards and improved training for all Texas attorneys.

Mr. Snodgrass worked at two law firms in Northern Virginia before opening his own law firm in 2014. From 2015 through 2017, he was appointed and served as the Chairperson of the Virginia State Bar's Children and the Law Commission, receiving for this pro bono work the Virginia State Bar's "Significant Service Award" for Volunteer Work in 2016 and 2017.

While attending law school, R.F. Michael Snodgrass clerked for the Chief Federal Judge of the Western District of NY, interned at the US Department of Justice, studied in London at the Center for Transnational Legal Studies (affiliated with King's College), and served as Executive Editor of the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review. At graduation, he was awarded the Georgetown Law Pro Bono Pledge Certificate for doing over 150 hours of volunteer legal work and the WTO Studies Certificate for his study of International Law. 

Mr. Snodgrass enjoys Estate Planning because he has the opportunity to advise his clients on important decisions that will affect them, their loved ones, and their pets in the future. Working with Executors and Personal Representatives on Probate matters allows him to help them through the process of carrying out their loved one's final wishes. Over the years, he has had the opportunity to work with clients from diverse backgrounds, including military families, government employees, citizens from all over the United States, and clients from around the world. He provides clients with the highest quality advice and legal services, quick turnaround  times and minimize the amount they spend on legal fees and litigation. 

To contact us about an Estate Planning, Probate, Uncontested Divorce or Real Estate matter, please email us at michaelsnodgrass@snodgrasslaw1.com or call 512-418-6587.

Mr. Snodgrass is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Virginia State Bar and the Austin Bar Association, as well as a member of the Family Law Section and Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas and the Family Law Section and Estate Planning & Probate Sections of the Austin Bar Association. He also serves as an Attorney ad Litem for the Travis County Probate Court.

Bar Admissions

Texas  (2017) 

Virginia  (2011)


Georgetown University Law CenterJuris Doctor (2011)

Center for Transnational Legal Studies (affiliated with King's College), Georgetown Law Study Abroad Program in London for Students from Around the World (2010)

Brown University, Bachelor of Arts in International Relations (2007)