Phone:

703.779.2000

7 East Market St, Leesburg, VA

Experience

Licensed:Virginia

Years in Practice:16

Peer Review Rating

Mr. Snow is rated as having "Distinguished - Very High Legal Ability & Ethical Standards" by the Martindale Hubbell peer review rating process.

Mr. Snow is a six time selection as a "Rising Star," an annual list of the state's best young (under 40yo) lawyers according to SuperLawyers Magazine.

Mr. Snow is currently rated as a "Superb" lawyer by the Avvo.com peer and client review rating process.

Matt began practicing law in 2000 as an Assistant Public Defender with the Loudoun County Public Defender’s Office. During his 3 years with that office he defended hundreds of criminal cases, ranging from misdemeanor crimes and traffic violations to violent felonies such as robbery, rape, drug distribution and murder. After establishing himself as a Senior Assistant Public Defender, Matt moved on to join a private law firm in Manassas that practiced local government law. There Matt prosecuted misdemeanor offenses for the towns and cities in Prince William County.  Additionally Matt handled civil litigation matters such as contract disputes, zoning enforcement, employment matters, school law and defended local government clients against personal injury claims.

In 2004, Matt partnered with Buta and established the current law firm of Biberaj & Snow, PC. Colleagues from their days as Public Defenders, Matt and Buta share a vision of delivering honest and straightforward legal advice to their clients.  The strength of their extensive trial experience provides Matt and Buta with the necessary skills to effectively and diligently represent their clients.

Matt’s practice focuses on criminal defense, estate planning and family law.  On the criminal defense side of his practice, Matt calls upon his significant experience defending clients in juvenile delinquency cases, drug offenses, traffic offenses, and severe felony and sex offenses.  Matt is one of the few local attorneys who has experience defending several murder cases in his career.  In addition, Matt and each of the attorneys at Biberaj & Snow have agreed to let the Loudoun County Courts maintain their names on a list of state certified and approved private counsel who are willing to accept appointments as court appointed counsel to represent indigent defendants.

On the civil side of his practice, Matt counsels individuals in connection estate planning and wills and trusts, family law and domestic relations, child custody, protective orders, juvenile law, collections, contract issues, and landlord-tenant matters.  Matt has handled multiple appellate matters as well, with experience in conducting civil and criminal appeals petitions and arguments to the Virginia Court of Appeals, including the published opinion of King v. King, 621 S.E.2d 159 (Va. 2005).  In addition, Matt is often called upon to serve as a court-appointed Guardian ad litemfor abused and neglected children and children who are the subject of ongoing custody disputes.