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Darla K. Snead

Darla K. Snead

Darla K. Snead, P.L. Effective Negotiator and Litigator - 25 years Experience
  • Divorce, Personal Injury, Family Law
  • Florida, Illinois
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Biography

Attorney Darla K. Snead is a Polk County Florida native and focuses her family law and personal injury practice in the Central Florida area. Ms. Snead is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator and a Florida Arbitrator. She has been practicing law for over 25 years and has experience representing clients in many different areas of the law including family law, divorce, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and personal injury. Ms. Snead started Darla K. Snead, P.L. in 2009 after leaving a law firm in Lakeland, Florida where she was a partner in a firm practicing on the defense side of personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Using the valuable experience Ms. Snead gained on the defense side, she currently represents individuals who have been injured in auto accidents, motorcycle accidents or trucking accidents, as well as family members who have had a loved one die in an auto accident. Ms. Snead also represents clients in the area of family law, including divorce, paternity, child support, and timesharing issues, as well as modifications of final judgments. Ms. Snead has represented clients in over 100 trials and over 1,000 mediations.

Ms. Snead graduated from Western Michigan Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. She began her career as an Assistant State Attorney at the State Attorney's Office in Bartow, Florida. After obtaining her license to practice law in the State of Illinois, she practiced law in the Chicago area in the areas of criminal law, family law, and medical malpractice defense before returning to the Lakeland, Florida area.

When you are faced with an important life decision regarding a family law issue or have been injured in a car accident, the advice and assistance of an experienced attorney like Darla K. Snead will prove crucial to your understanding of the issues involved.

Education
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D.
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Darla K. Snead, P.L.
- Current
Partner
Crawford, Bracken & Snead, PA
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Associate
Ruff, Weidenaar & Reidy
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Assistant State Attorney
Cook County State Attorney
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Associate
O'Brien & Somer
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Assistant State Attorney
State Attorney's Office - 10th Judicial Circuit, Bartow, FL
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Publications
Certifications
Certified Family Law Mediator and a Florida Arbitrator
Florida Supreme Court
Awards
10 Best Attorneys
American Institute of Family Attorneys
Top-Rated Lawyer 10.0
Avvo
Top-Rated Lawyer (2018 - 2020)
Professional Associations
Polk County Trial Lawyers
Member
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Middle District of Florida
Member Federal Bar
Current
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Lakeland Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Entertainment Law Section - The Florida Bar
Member
- Current
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Marital & Family Law Section - The Florida Bar
Member
- Current
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Illinois State Bar
Member
- Current
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Florida State Bar  # 108367
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Illinois
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U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard & AMEX
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Family Law
    Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Same Sex Family Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Family Law
Website
Divorce
Website
Personal Injury
Blog
Contact & Map
Darla K. Snead, P.L.
609 MidFlorida Dr.
STE 2
Lakeland, FL 33813
Telephone: (863) 619-5291
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 12 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)