Business and Commercial Law

The Snyder Law Firm provides full service business representation. We provide general legal counsel in a broad range of areas, including entity formation, business acquisitions and sales; reorganizations and dissolutions; business and financial contracts. For example:

  • Formation of Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and Professional Services Organizations
  • Partnerships and Joint Venture Agreements
  • Business Acquisition and Sale Agreements
  • Non-Profit Corporation Formation and IRS Certification

Construction/Lien Foreclosures

The Snyder Law Firm has broad experience in the needs of our clients in the construction industry. The firm represents owners and small contractors, subcontractors, in construction-related matters. We regularly advise and represent our clients on matters relating to public contracting issues, contract negotiations and disputes, liens, bonds, government projects, litigation, including collection and lien foreclosure, and alternative dispute resolution.

Estate Planning/Wills/Trusts & Asset Preservation

This area of law includes counseling and advice in planning for death or disability, including drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney, directives to physicians, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, and other estate planning instruments. The attorneys have significant experience in asset preservation and estate planning, including integration with business ownership and transition considerations.


The Snyder Law Firm provides legal services in the areas of non-judicial foreclosures, real estate contract forfeitures and complex, contested judicial foreclosures. We represent individual lenders, sellers and purchasers. See also Construction/Lien Foreclosures for foreclosure on construction claims.

Personal Injury

If a person has been seriously injured due to the negligence of another they have a legal right to recover fair compensation for their injuries. Klaus O. Snyder has helped hundreds of people recover from the devastating losses that can follow a serious injury. Klaus O. Snyder has represented people with claims for injuries arising out of auto accidents, product defects, premises defects, and a variety of other claims. Cases are taken on a contingency fee basis; there is no charge for attorney’s fees unless there is a recovery.

Probate Administration

This area of law involves the administration of an estate after a person dies, whether or not they had a will. This includes handling complex estate administration, including disclaimers, tax planning, any necessary litigation involved in collecting the assets and distributing them. See also Estate Planning & Asset Preservation.

Real Estate Law

The Snyder Law Firm provides full service in real estate matters, including purchase and sale, leasing and management, dispute resolution and Escrow Services (see RAINIER VALLEY ESCROW below). We provide general legal counsel, negotiation and drafting, and litigation/arbitration. Examples are:

  • Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Landlord/Tenant Representation
  • Commercial and Residential Representation
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Easements
  • Construction & Lien Law
  • Foreclosures and Forfeiture
  • Leases
  • Options

Escrow Services

RAINIER VALLEY ESCROW (a division of the Snyder Law Firm), provides full Escrow Services for Residential and Commercial real estate transactions.