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Bryan R. Snyder

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Practice Areas:

  • Construction Accidents
  • Injuries


Bryan R. Snyder has been a civil trial attorney since 1986. He is recognized by the Martindale Hubbell Attorney Directory as Preeminent in the area of civil litigation, which is the highest possible rating in determining an attorney's legal ability, expertise, integrity, and overall professional experience. He was formerly the managing partner for the law firm of Duke Gerstel Shearer, LLP., a medium sized litigation firm with offices and cases throughout the west coast. While at DGS, Bryan was the lead lawyer on numerous multi million, multi party cases in Southern California, Phoenix, and Tucson, Arizona.

He has received jury verdicts or settlements in excess of a $1,000,000 dollars on several occasions. He has worked on cases involving personal injury, construction defect, construction delay, breach of contract, landslide and soils movement, real estate non disclosure and other assorted business litigation matters, including insurance bad faith. He has been a speaker on litigation topics to both lawyers and other groups.

Bryan is licensed to practice law in the states of California and Arizona. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his law degree from the University of San Diego. He is a Master in the William B. Enright Inn of Court. He is a retired Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 713 in Del Mar, CA. and is an Eagle Scout.  He currently serves on the San Diego/Imperial County Board of Directors for the Boy Scouts.

He lives in North county San Diego with his wife and two children. He is an avid runner and has completed four marathons and numerous triathlons.


  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D.
  • UCLA, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A. - 1982

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1986
  • Arizona, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1987


  • Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award- Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
  • Martindale Hubbell- AV rating
  • California SuperLawyer
  • A Top Lawyer in San Diego by San Diego Magazine

Classes & Seminars

  • Construction Defect Seminar, MC Consultants, 2005 to 2005

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Eagle Scout
  • Retired Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 713 in Del Mar, CA
  • San Diego/Imperial County Board of Directors, Boy Scouts, Present

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Beta Theta Pi

Representative Clients

  • University of California

Professional Associations

  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, 2006 to Present
  • Enright Inn of Court, 2006 to Present
  • William B. Enright Inn of Court, Master

Current Employment Position

  • President/Owner of an APC

Past Positions

  • Duke Gerstel Shearer, LLP, Managing Partner, 1987 to 2006