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
Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio

Professional Associations and Memberships

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

Contact Us

  • Stephen K. Snavely Co. LPA

    505 4th Street
    Defiance, OH 43512


    Call Us
    Phone: (419) 782-8846

    Mon: 8:00AM-4:30PM
    Tue: 8:00AM-4:30PM
    Wed: 8:00AM-4:30PM
    Thu: 8:00AM-4:30PM
    Fri: 8:00AM-4:30PM
    Sat: Closed
    Sun: Closed