Stephen K. Snavely

Stephen K. Snavely

Defiance, Ohio
(419) 782-8846
(419) 784-5285
Since 1973, Mr. Snavely has been helping clients in Northwest Ohio through their legal issues. For many years a large part of his practice included criminal defense as well as real estate matters, but since founding his own law firm in Defiance in 1996, he has focused on estate planning, probate and real estate matters. Mr. Snavely enjoys guiding people through difficult times and helping them plan for the future. He has experience handling large properties and complex estates, and he enjoys finding innovative ways to allow people to preserve and pass on their assets at minimal financial risk.

Areas of Practice

  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Civil Litigation
  • Elder Law
  • Wills
  • Family Law
  • Child Custody

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified by the Supreme Court of Ohio to handle estate planning issues

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio


  • Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio
    • J.D.
  • Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio
    • B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Defiance County Bar Association, President, 1987 - 1989
  • Northwest Ohio Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association