KELLY J. SNOWDEN is a trial lawyer with over 25 years’ experience handling civil litigation and appellate matters. He is a 1990 graduate of San Diego State University, with a B.A. in economics, and a 1993 graduate of the University of San Francisco School of Law. After a brief stint in solo private practice, focusing on criminal defense and appeals, in association with noted criminal defense and appellate specialist John Philipsborn, he joined civil litigation and entertainment law boutique Goldstein & Phillips, and its successor firm, Phillips and Erlewine LLP in San Francisco. In 2001, Mr. Snowden and his family moved to Redding California and he accepted an associate position with Moss & Enochian, becoming a partner and shareholder in its successor, Enochian, Kenny & Snowden, in 2006, which later became Kenny, Snowden & Norine. In 2019, Mr. Snowden joined Reese, Smalley, Wiseman & Schweitzer, LLP.
Mr. Snowden’s practice has encompassed civil litigation in a variety of legal fields, including tort, contract, maritime, employment, entertainment and appellate matters. Currently, Mr. Snowden’s current practice focuses on medical malpractice defense, tort, personal injury, employment, real estate, insurance defense, and general civil litigation.
Mr. Snowden is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts, as well as the California Supreme Court. He is a member and past president of the Shasta-Trinity Counties Bar Association, as well as a member of the Association of Defense Counsel (ADC) and the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA). Because of his extensive trial experience, he was invited by his peers to join the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), where he is a member in the Sacramento Valley Chapter.