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Marie Elizabeth Snyder

Nurse lawyer

Marie Elizabeth Snyder, American nurse lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1977, United States District Court Massachusetts 1982, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982.


Snyder, Marie Elizabeth was born on October 21, 1945 in Kingston, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Robert and Madge June (Dymond) Snyder.


Bachelor of Science, University Pennsylvania, 1967. Master of Science, Boston University, 1969. Juris Doctor, Suffolk University, 1977.


Staff nurse psychiatry Institute Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, 1967-1968. Clinical specialist adult psychiatric nursing Boston City Hospital, 1969-1970. Instructor community and mental health nursing Boston City Hospital School Nursing, 1970-1973.

Project coordinator mental health integration grant Newton (Massachusetts) Junior College, 1973-1974. Project director mental health and social services, adolescent services North End Community Health Center, Boston, 1975-1979. Sole practice, 1977-1981.

Associate clinic manager private group practice South Shore Counseling Associates Inc., Quincy, Massachusetts, 1979-1981. Clinical associate Ronal G. Rosso and Associates, South Weymouth, 1981-1987. Partner and nurse attorney Snyder and Sweeney, Boston, since 1981.

Consultant Glover Memorial Hospital, Needham, Massachusetts, 1975-1985, Quincy City Hospital, 1981-1989, Edith Nourse Rodgers Veterans Administration Hospital, Bedford, Massachusetts, 1983-1987, District of Columbia Nurses' Association 1985. Adjunct associate professor Boston University School Nursing, 1981-1983. Member clinical faculty Harvard School Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Erich Lindemann Mental Health Center 1975-1977.


  • Bar: Massachusetts 1977, United States District Court Massachusetts 1982, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982.


Board directors Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, 1976-1986. Member mental health task force Massachusetts League of Neighborhood Health Centers, 1974-1977. Member American Bar Association, Massachusetts Nurses Association (board idrs. since 1981, president since 1987, member various committee, Outstanding Leadership award 1983), American Association Nurse Attorneys (president New England chapter 1985-1987, Outstanding Advocate 1988), Massachusetts Bar Association, Women's Bar Association.


Robert Snyder

Madge June (Dymond) Snyder