About Us

Leah S. Snyder

VCARD  |  (206) 899-6816 LEAH@EMBERLAW.COM

Firm founder Leah Snyder has been practicing litigation in Seattle since she graduated from Seattle University School of Law. Her current practice focuses on all aspects of civil litigation. She helps to alleviate the stresses of litigation through effective advocacy and counsel.

Leah is an experienced negotiator and many cases can be resolved without the need for a lawsuit to be filed. However, if suit needs to be filed, Leah is prepared and experienced with all aspects of pre-trial litigation. If the suit is not resolved, Leah is committed to obtaining civil justice for her clients including trial or arbitration.

Education
Cornish College of the Arts, BFA
Seattle University School of Law, JD

Admissions
State of Washington
State of Massachusetts
U.S District Court, Western District of Washington
U.S District Court, Eastern District of Washington

Professional Associations and Memberships
Washington State Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
King County Bar Association
Washington State Association for Justice
American Association for Justice
Public Justice

Interests
Leah enjoys playing recreational soccer, participating in the arts, and reading books.

Martin J. Kreshon, III

VCARD  |  (206) 929-0609MARTIN@EMBERLAW.COM

Managing Partner Martin Kreshon grew up in Charlotte, NC, the older brother to 3 younger sisters. He has devoted his legal career to empathizing with clients and advocating for the underdog, whether that person was injured due to someone else’s negligence or charged with a crime.

Martin takes pride in guiding clients through the often confusing and stressful legal process. This includes regularly checking in with clients to see how they are doing, and answering any questions they may have. In this way, Martin is more effectively able to monitor a client’s case and provide quality representation.

Education
Saint Andrews Presbyterian College, B.A.
Charlotte School of Law, J.D.

Admissions
State of Washington
State of North Carolina
U.S District Court, Western District of Washington
U.S District Court, Western District of North Carolina

Professional Associations and Memberships
Washington State Bar Association
North Carolina Bar Association
Washington State Association for Justice
King County Bar Association

Interests
Martin has fully embraced Seattle as his adoptive home. When not doing battle with insurance companies or prosecutors, Martin can be found hiking, learning new dinner recipes, or spending time with his family.

Andrea West (Paralegal)

Andrea grew up in Modesto CA, where she started her paralegal career and discovered her passion for working in the legal field. She has a keen eye for detail and organization.  Andrea enjoys helping clients with their cases and assisting attorneys throughout the legal process so that they can better represent their clients. Andrea is constantly seeking to further her knowledge of the legal field and strategy so that she can be more effective in her role.

Interests
Andrea enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and watching documentaries.