Peter Snodgrass grew up in Olean, New York, and attended Vassar College. After graduating in 2003, he enlisted in the U.S. Army as a combat medic.
He spent six months in South Korea near the DMZ, and deployed twice to Iraq where he was assigned to a field artillery unit doing infantry missions. After leaving the Army, he settled back in Western New York and attended the University at Buffalo Law School, graduating Cum Laude and receiving the prestigious Harry A. Rachlin Prize in Real Property Law and Real Estate Transactions.
After law school, Peter was hand-selected by Congresswoman Kathy Hochul to serve as her Project Director, working economic development issues in her congressional district.
Besides working as an attorney at Collins & Collins, Peter teaches a class on community organizing at Buffalo State College as an adjunct professor. He is also involved in community theater and serves on Erie County’s Arts and Cultural Advisory Board.
He lives on the West Side of Buffalo.