Stephen L. Snow
Attorney Stephen L. Snow is the principal of the Snow Law Corp. Mr. Snow received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with an emphasis in Petroleum Land Management, from the University of Oklahoma in 1978. Thereafter, in 1983, he received a Juris Doctor degree with honors (Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif) from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. He has been a member of the State Bar of California since 1984. He has also been admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Central District of California and the United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit.
Mr. Snow has been a sole practitioner since the early 1990's. He became interested in estate planning law when he did his grandfather's federal estate tax return. Since then he has been immersed in transactional and litigation services related to probate proceedings (e.g., probate administration, spousal property petitions, will contests); trust proceedings (Heggstad petitions, petitions for breach of fiduciary duty, petitions to compel removal of trustees or accountings); elder abuse violations; guardianship for minors; and conservatorships for adults. Mr. Snow's transactional services include planning estates and drafting estate planning documents, such as wills, trusts, durable powers of attorney for property management, and advance health care directives. He also practices in the area of elder law and Medi-Cal planning.
Mr. Snow likes people and enjoys his work. He believes that if a case is worth taking, it is worth pursuing aggressively. He works closely with his clients to advocate and protect their rights and interests. At the same time, he is practical, and constantly evaluates the facts and circumstances presented to pursue the course of action and outcome that will best serve his clients' interests.