As a paralegal for the firm’s litigation group, Stewart Snider provides support to trial lawyers who represent clients in a broad range of business and commercial disputes, including those involving healthcare issues, Medicare fraud and abuse, business torts, antitrust, insurance coverage and employment matters. In addition to assisting attorneys at trial, he is responsible for conducting legal and factual research, drafting and preparing pleadings and other legal documents, analyzing medical records, coordinating depositions and mediations, reviewing and organizing evidentiary and discovery documents, and preparing and organizing documents and exhibits for trial.
Stewart began his paralegal career in 2009 after serving 17 years in law enforcement with the Norman Police Department, first as a master police officer and later as a technical investigator. During that time he developed special skills in conducting investigations, interviewing witnesses, processing crime scenes for evidence, conducting computer forensic investigations at the OU Cyber Forensic lab, and preparing detailed written reports. In addition, Stewart has completed more than 2,000 hours of CLEET (Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training) training and maintains a police commission with the City of Norman, OK.
Stewart has also previously served as a volunteer for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), a nonprofit organization that trains volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the court system.
Stewart holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and is a 2009 honors graduate of the University of Oklahoma Law Center Legal Assistant Program.Download Bio (PDF)