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Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Lexington, North Carolina

Decades of Experience Defending Clients Throughout the Piedmont Area

When you have been charged with a crime, you want an experienced attorney who will help you understand the law while protecting your rights. Whether you have been cited for a speeding ticket and want to minimize the effect on your license, or you have been charged with aggravated assault, you want a knowledgeable, aggressive attorney.

Attorney James E. Snyder, Jr., brings extensive trial experience to individuals who have been charged with misdemeanors or felonies in the Piedmont area in North Carolina. He understands the emotional challenges that you face as a criminal defendant and focuses his efforts on helping you understand the law, the process and your options moving forward, so that you can make informed decisions that are in your best interests. He is well-known and respected by other attorneys as a hard-working and resourceful advocate dedicated to obtaining justice for his clients. Contact his office via e-mail or call him at 877-223-7293 to arrange a free initial consultation.

DWI ◊ Assault ◊ Possession ◊ Speeding Tickets

James E. Snyder, Jr., attorney, defends individuals against misdemeanor or felony charges such as:

  • Traffic violations: He represents people who have been charged with moving violations ranging from speeding tickets and reckless driving to driving while impaired (DWI). He represents clients in the criminal and administrative proceedings related to drunk driving charges. He also defends individuals who have a commercial drivers license (CDL).
  • Violent crimes: Mr. Snyder as an attorney protects the constitutional rights of individuals charged with assault, domestic violence and sex crimes (such as incest and rape), as well as manslaughter and second degree murder. He has the trial experience to protect your rights.
  • Theft offenses: He defends people charged with petty or grand larceny, burglary, and breaking and entering.
  • Drug charges: Mr. Snyder as an attorney represents individuals charged with simple possession, sale, distribution or trafficking of controlled substances. He handles Schedule 6 (marijuana) cases, as well as Schedule 4 charges, including heroin.

An experienced trial attorney, Mr. Snyder also represents defendants in criminal appeals.

Building Your Criminal Defense

When he takes a criminal case, James E. Snyder, Jr.'s first step as an attorney is thoroughly to investigate the facts, evidence and circumstances surrounding the arrest, so that he can assess the validity of the accusation or indictment. At the same time, he examines your condition at the time, in order to determine the availability of other defenses.

Next, Mr. Snyder, attorney, will discuss with you whether your interests are best served by negotiating a plea bargain or taking your case to trial. He will help you understand all your options and the likelihood of obtaining an acquittal at trial, so that you can make an educated decision.

If negotiations fail or your interests are best served by going to trial, James E. Snyder, Jr., attorney thoroughly will prepare and actively argue on your behalf in court, using his decades of trial experience to your benefit.

For a free initial consultation to discuss your speeding ticket or criminal charge, contact James E. Snyder, Jr., attorney, via e-mail or call his office at 877-223-7293. Attorney Snyder is available to meet with clients Monday through Saturday in his office next to the former Davidson County Courthouse. He will make jail visits when necessary and accepts all major credit cards.


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James E. Snyder, Jr. Attorney at Law
16 West First Avenue, Post Box 482
Lexington, NC 27292
Phone: 877-223-7293
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