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Our attorneys will handle SNAP violation defense for clients all over the United States.  We are the only firm with a staff attorney that formerly worked in the USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (S.N.A.P).

Our team of lawyers come from various backgrounds and are ready to serve your SNAP retailer needs.
Contact us for a free consultation.
Terry W. Vanderpool
Mr. Vanderpool is fluent in both Spanish and Portuguese and is the firm's representative for clients who prefer a Spanish or Portuguese speaking attorney.  Mr. Vanderpool spent more than a decade in the steel industry before he began his legal career and currently holds a Professional Engineering License in the state of Texas. He is licensed to practice law in the States of Pennsylvania and Texas, the Federal Southern District of Texas, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas.
Rodney A. Brown
Mr. Brown formerly worked in the USDA SNAP for over 20 years where he analyzed hundreds of SNAP cases, making him very familiar with SNAP retailer investigations. Because of his SNAP work, he is our lead attorney for all SNAP and EBT cases.  A graduate of South Texas College of Law in May 2000, he also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Business Law/Contracts. He is licensed in the State of Texas and the Federal Southern Distict of Texas court.
For in-court representation in areas outside of our attorneys' federal district of practice, we may be able to appear pro hac vice (on a limited basis) on your behalf under certain circumstances.  Email us today for a free consultation

May 17, 2021
Restore SNAP for People With Drug-Related Convictions
President Biden’s proposed American Families Plan would eliminate the ban on SNAP benefits for people with drug-related felony convictions — part of a broader effort to reform punitive policies that prevent...
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April 27, 2021
An Opportunity to Make Summer Childhood Hunger History
This week, the Agriculture Department (USDA) implemented a measure in the American Rescue Plan Act that could transform our nation’s approach to feeding low-income children during the summer...
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March 31. 2021
USDA Ends Trump Administration’s Push to Cut Jobless Off SNAP
A Trump Administration rule that would have cut nearly 700,000 unemployed adults off the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is finally dead...
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