Panelist Profile: Snell, Barry


Snell, Barry

San Antonio, TX

Attorney; Arbitrator; Mediator

Birthdate: 1945
Marital Status: Married
Children: 3


St. Mary’s University School of Law, J.D. 1970
St. Mary’s University, B.A., 1968


Engaged in civil trial practice since 1971; approximately 100 jury cases tried to verdict; areas of litigation handled include complex real estate, commercial and construction litigation, personal injury, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, accounting malpractice, partnership disputes, oil and gas litigation, class actions, state and federal appeals, arbitrations of construction and commercial cases. Co-Founder of Bayne, Snell & Krause in 1976.

Area of Specialization

Arbitration and Mediation in the areas listed within this CV

Membership & Affiliations

Licensed to practice in all Texas and Colorado State Courts, and in the Federal Courts of the Southern and Western Districts of Texas, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court; San Antonio Bar Association; Speaker at a number of State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education Seminars.


Highest grade on State of Texas Bar Examination, 1971; The Best Lawyers in America 2009 to present; Top 100 Lawyers in Texas; Top 50 Lawyers for Central and West Texas Region; Texas Super Lawyers; Board Certified – Civil Trial Law since 1979, Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent (30+ Years)


$200/hour/party for two party arbitrations and mediations
$150/hour/party for arbitrations and mediations exceeding two parties

Hobbies & Interests

Sailing, Motorcycling, Walking

Barry Snell is an experienced panelist for Conflict Solutions of Texas, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. CS of TX offers a broad range of services to resolve disputes and are designed to be more cost-effective and timely than conventional arbitration offerings.