Vernon G. Snyder, III


Attorney Vernon G. Snyder, III has been a member of the firm since 1980 and now focuses his practice in the areas of civil litigation, including personal injury, residential and commercial real estate, and estate planning and administration.  He is licensed to practice before North Carolina State Courts and before Federal Courts, including the United States Supreme Court. He also serves as a Court Appointed Arbitrator and holds a North Carolina Real Estate Commission Broker License.

Vern grew up in Thomasville, North Carolina and is an Eagle Scout. He is a 1977 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and attended Campbell University School of Law on scholarship. At Campbell he was a Law Review Editor and a Teaching Assistant, graduating with honors in 1980.

In addition to his busy law practice, Vern remains actively involved in numerous Church and Community organizations. He has served multiple terms as Chair of Administrative Council and Chair of the Board of Trustees at Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church. He has served as Rotary Club President, Neighborhood Association President and as an Officer/Director of numerous organizations, including The Art Enthusiasts of East Carolina University, Pitt Community College Paralegal Advisory Board, Music Academy of Eastern North Carolina, CareNet Counseling Services East and Saint Peters Catholic Church Boy Scout Troop 826.

Vern is dedicated to providing exceptional and responsive legal services. He is greatly appreciative of the many long term client relationships established over his years of practice.

Practice areas


  • North Carolina, 1980


  • Campbell University, J.D., cum laude, 1980
  • University of North Carolina, A.B., 1977

Associations and memberships

  • Pitt County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina State Bar


Gaylord, McNally, Strickland & Snyder, L.L.P. serves clients primarily in Pitt County and eastern North Carolina.