R.F. Michael Snodgrass grew up in Olean, New York, a small town south of Buffalo. He went to college in New England and lived in Washington, D.C. & 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 licensed to practice in Texas and Virginia. He is currently in his 8th year practicing law and his 5th year running his own law firm, and has extensive experience in Estate Planning, Probate, and Civil Litigation. He recently became 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 practice in 2014. He served as the Chairperson for the Virginia State Bar's Children and the Law Commission and in 2016 and 2017 received the Virginia State Bar's "Significant Service Award" for Volunteer Work.
While attending Georgetown Law, 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, and served as Executive Editor of the Georgetown Int. Env. Law Review. At graduation, he was awarded the Georgetown Law Pro Bono Pledge Certificate for completing 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.
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Mr. Snodgrass is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Virginia State Bar and the Austin Bar Association, and serves as an Attorney ad Litem for the Travis County Probate Court. He is also a member of the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, and the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Austin Bar Association.