Sean R. Hanover, Esquire
Attorney Hanover has been working in the legal arena since graduating with double Master Degrees in Employment Law (HR) and Union Law (Industrial Relations) in 1996.
He obtained his JD from the University of the District of Columbia in 2008 and maintains a vibrant practice focusing on immigration, bankruptcy, criminal defense, and business law.
In a twist he never saw coming, Mr. Hanover has become accomplished at defending gang members and individuals convicted of drug offenses in immigration court.
Stephen Salwierak, Esquire
AttorneyAttorney Salwierak has been practicing law since 2010, providing legal services to individuals and small businesses in general civil matters. He has also contracted with major law firms on corporate litigation, federal investigations and subpoena defense. At Hanover Law, he provides a full battery of support for clients, ranging from criminal defense in DUI, traffic, and felony cases, to immigration and family law guidance.
Mr. Salwierak earned his law degree from the University of Oklahoma where he was president of his class, served as judicial chair of the Board of Advocates, and competed in school and national advocacy competitions. While in law school, he spent time studying in England at Oxford University (EU Law) and the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC (immigration, bankruptcy, and general practice).
A member of the Virginia State and DC bars, Mr. Salwierak is also active with the American Bar Association.
Leigh Snyder, Esquire
AttorneyAttorney Snyder has been practicing law since 2008. She and Mr. Hanover attended law school together at the Davids A Clarke School of Law (University of the District of Columbia). In her association with Hanover Law, Ms. Snyder manages the Maryland cases for the firm. She has excellent experience in family law, criminal defense, custody, and small/mid-size business issues.
Ms. Snyder has an undergraduate degree in psychology. She served on active duty in the army (Hawaii) for three years starting in 1999 before returning to the continental United States to continue her education and eventual legal career.
Charlet Herr, CPC
Practice ManagerCharlet is the administrative manager of Hanover Law, working in both our Fairfax office, and our office in DC. She brings a wealth of experience in practice management from her over 20 years of office management in the medical field. Her understanding of client issues, ability to relate closely to the challenges experienced by distraught family members, and her excellent managerial skills, contribute significantly to the well running of the firm.
Ms. Herr is also responsible for client relations, often conducting initial interviews and providing advanced para-legal services on behalf of the attorney working at the firm. She is currently working towards BIA certification to represent immigration clients before the immigration court and appeals tribunals.
Ms. Herr completed school in Texas before moving to Virginia for more advanced medical and administrative management training. Her Certified Professional Coder (accounting certification) designates her as a professional, diligent officer with uncompromising business integrity.