KELLY J. SNOWDEN is a partner at Prentice, Long & Epperson, PC. 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 took an associate position with Goldstein & Phillips and its successor firm, Phillips and Erlewine LLP. In 2000, he accepted an associate position with Moss & Enochian in Redding, California, becoming a partner and shareholder in its successor, Enochian, Kenny & Snowden, in 2006, which is now Kenny, Snowden & Norine.
Mr. Snowden’s practice has encompassed civil litigation in a variety of legal fields, including appellate practice, maritime, employment, entertainment and contract law matters. Currently, Mr. Snowden’s practice focuses on medical malpractice defense, tort, personal injury, employment and insurance defense, and general civil litigation. His clients include three North State hospitals in the Dignity Health/Catholic Healthcare West system, Costco Wholesale, Inc., and insured clients living in the North State who are insured by USAA, Mercury Insurance and other nationwide insurers.
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 fellow member in the Sacramento Valley Chapter.